Sunday 19 May 2024

London Transport Museum - Museum Late, vintage rides & lost tunnels await!


London Transport Museum
We have an exciting month ahead with fun activities to inspire. Experience vintage travel with our newly released Heritage Train Journeys, join us for our next Museum Late and for history enthusiasts, our exclusive Hidden London tours are the perfect way to tap into the city's deep past. Trust us, you won't want to miss a thing!
Family activities to keep you on track
Mother and young child look at a roundel in the gallery
Saturday 25 May - Sunday 2 June 2024
May Half Term: Routes and Roundels
Enjoy fun activities exploring the long history of the iconic London transport roundel. Go on the hunt for historic roundels hidden around the Museum to find out fascinating facts about the story of this iconic symbol. On weekdays families can get creative as they craft their very own roundel design, and at the weekends, children aged 7 and under can enjoy story-telling sessions revealing how London’s transport routes have changed over the last 100 years. There’s plenty to discover across the Museum - you can even climb on board some of our vehicles - and best of all kids go free!
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Museum Late presents
Two people at the entrance of the museum point towards the illuminated museum signage
Friday 7 June, 18:30 – 22:00
Pride on the Move
Get ready to celebrate LGBTQ+ London, Londoners, and transport workers in this after-hours event not to be missed. Flex your mental muscles in a quiz hosted by Drag extraordinaire The Nightbus, showcase your creativity and create a look for Pride, listen to informative talks and dance to the legendary beats of DJ Ritu MBE.

This event is co-created with OUTbound, TfL’s LGBTQ+ Colleague Network Group.
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New Heritage Train Journeys
View of the interior of a heritage train carriage
Sunday 9 June
Piccadilly Sunday Special
Step aboard a beautifully restored 1938 Underground train and be treated to a trip across central London. Learn about the architect Charles Holden and his innovative station design on this delightful day out. At Acton Town station, you can shop for transport collectibles at a pop-up stall run by the London Transport Museum Friends.
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Tours not to miss
Elevated view looking down onto brightly coloured heritage trains stationed at Acton Depot
Wednesday 29 May and Friday 31 May
Family Depot Tours
Discover the story of London’s transport history with your family at the Museum's Depot in Acton. From horse-drawn wonders to train tales, we’ll unveil interesting facts and stories, perfect for curious minds!
Designed for children aged 5-9 years old.
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Two people standing in a tunnel looking at posters
Booking until July 2024
Euston: The Lost Tunnels
Embark on a journey through hidden underground passageways with our expert guides. Discover the iconic Leslie Green station, and uncover vintage advertising poster fragments hidden for 50 years, offering a unique peek into the city's past.
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Poster artist of the month
Poster by Dora M Batty of a woman with roses and the words Summer for Roses see London's Gardens
Dora M Batty (1891-1966)
Dora M Batty was a prolific artist who created over 50 posters for London Transport in the 1920s and 30s. Her work wasn't limited to transport - she also designed illustrations, advertisements, textiles and even ceramics! Beyond her artistic talents, Batty was also an educator, teaching textiles for many years.

Explore her influence on the design world and discover more about her signature style in our new permanent Global Poster Gallery.
Read Dora's story