London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza
London WC2E 7BB
TfL Fare Zone 1
This Museum has always had a favourite hands-on collection, popular with children and adults alike. After its recent renovation, the old favourites are back with more than 1,000 extra items, new galleries, Museum Shop, Upper Deck Café & Bar, and a small picnic area.
The renovated museum tells the story of public transport and its role in the development of London over the last 200 years. All modes of transport are covered - walking, cycling, taxis and river transport as well as buses, trams and the Underground.
Heritage vehicles ranging from the first horse buses and Underground Steam trains, public transport in war, to modern buses, taxis and ferries are on display. If you can bear to, tear your eyes away from the fascinating exhibits admire the museum building itself. Built in 1872 the building is the original Covent Garden flower market building.
The museum shop is located at the front of the museum in Covent Garden Piazza. There is no fee to visit the museum shop only.
Open every day.
|Monday||10:00 - 18:30|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 18:30|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 19:00|
|Thursday||10:00 - 19:00|
|Friday||11:00 - 19:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 19:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 18:30|
Shop Online at Web: London Transport Museum Online Shop
Toilets & Baby Change
Upper Deck Cafe Bar
Lower Deck Cafe Bar
For Refreshment Areas opening times: Web: Upper Deck Cafe & Bar
Plan Your Visit
London Transport Museum advise that they have wheelchair access to all galleries, and the Shop and Café. All toilets, disabled toilets, and baby changing facilities are on the ground floor.
Museum & Galleries:
|Monday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||11:00 - 18:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 18:00|
|Sunday||10:00 - 18:00|
(Last entry is 45 minutes before closing.)
Children and young people under 18 go free (under 12s must be accompanied by an adult)
Carers are permitted free access when accompanying a concession paying adult;
For up to date prices and special offers go to Web: Museum Admission
Contact & Further Information
TfL Fare Zone 1 Transport for London Journey Planner
To find the best way for getting to London Transport Museum, visit TfL Journey Planner.
- By Underground
Covent Garden Station Piccadilly Line Exit into the Piazza
Charing Cross Station Northern Line, Bakerloo Line, National Rail
Embankment Station Circle & District, Northern
Leicester Square Station Piccadilly Line, Northern Line
Holborn Station Piccadilly Line, Central Line
Covent Garden Station is a very busy underground station. Leicester Square Underground station is a short five minutes walk from the Museum and may be a better choice in peak periods, evenings and weekends.
For up to date Underground travel information go to Web: London Transport Museum Travel Information
- Mainline Rail
Charing Cross and Waterloo stations
- By Bus
Strand or Aldwych (RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139).
We suggest that you visit the Transport for London website above and use their 'Journey Planner'
Acton Transport Museum Depot
The London Transport Museum Depot is the store for the London Transport Museum at Covent Garden. It opens to the public for special events, including themed open weekends and guided tours. Please refer to the London Transport Museum Depot article in this website.
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