May Half-Term Family Fun at the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town

Explore the Capital's transport treasure trove

  • Explore the Capital's transport treasure trove in Acton Town
  • Enhanced anti-viral cleaning and one-way routes will help keep visitors safe 
  • Marvel at historic buses and vintage Tube trains
  • Take a ride on the London Transport Miniature Railway
  • Visit the Depot shop to pick-up transport inspired gifts 
  • Tickets must be booked online in advance at
  • Early birds enjoy 20 per cent off until 11 May 

Explore the Capital's hidden trove of transport treasure in Acton Town when the London Transport Museum Depot opens its doors for half-term family fun on Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 May, and from Wednesday 2 to Sunday 6 June 2021 , once the relevant restrictions lift .

Families visiting the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town during May half-term can marvel at historic buses, climb aboard vintage Tube trains and see curious objects from London's transport past.

Along the way families can work together to create a board game inspired by these historic vehicles and objects to play at home. Children will also receive a special activity pack that includes a craft kit to make during their visit and a creative take-away activity.

Even more fun can be had by hopping aboard the London Transport Miniature Railway for a ride on replica models of vintage Underground trains used on the Metropolitan line between the 1920s and 1960s.

The Depot shop will also be open to pick-up exclusive transport inspired gifts, books, homeware, poster artwork and games, including stylish Underground inspired face-coverings to stay safe whilst out and about.


Timed entry starts from 10:00. Adult tickets cost £15 and £7.50 for children. Kids aged 3 and under go free. Tickets must be booked online in advance. Early birds enjoy 20 per cent off Depot tickets until 11 May and concessionary rates are available. Plus Residents in Ealing, Hillingdon and Hounslow can enjoy a third off tickets when booking online.

The Museum's friendly Customer Service Team will be on hand with a warm welcome to help people explore the Depot safely. One-way routes and social distancing will be in place, and unless exempt or under the age of 11, visitors must wear a face mask. Hand sanitiser stations are located throughout and an enhanced cleaning regime using anti-viral disinfectant that protects for up to 30 days is in operation.

The London Transport Museum Depot will open its doors twice more during 2021 for special themed events in August (Saturday 7 and Sunday 8, and from Wednesday 11 to Sunday 15 August) and September (Thursday 23 – Sunday 26 September). Find out more on London Transport Museum's website.


May 7, 2021

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London Transport Museum Depot
118-120 Gunnersbury Lane
Acton Town
W3 9BQ