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London Transport Museum

The London Transport Museum, or LT Museum based in Covent Garden, London, seeks to conserve and explain the transport heritage of Britain's capital city.

Keep hold of your Individual ticket, it'll allow for unlimited admission for 12 months from date of purchase.

Look out for...

  • The iconic red London Routemaster bus
  • The world's first Underground steam train and the 'padded cell' - one of the first electric locomotive Underground trains dating back to 1890.

Did You Know?

  • The iconic London Tube map was designed in 1933 by Underground electrical draughtsman, Harry Beck who based the design on circuit diagrams
  • The very first roundel started life as a nameboard at St James's Park in 1908. It was created to make the station names standout against the adverts and billboards on platform walls.

Museum Video

Museum Facilities

  • Cafe

  • Restaurant

  • Shop

  • Audio Guide

  • Tour Guide

  • Photography

  • Wheelchair Access

  • WiFi

  • Venue Hire

  • Available

  • Not allowed

  • Unconfirmed

  • Prior permission required.

All information is drawn from or provided by the museums themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

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London Area: Central


  • London Transport Musuem
  • Covent Garden Piazza
  • London
  • WC2E 7BB


  • TFL Zone

    Zone 1

  • Underground

    • Charing Cross
    • Covent Garden
    • Embankment
    • Leicester Square


    • Charing Cross

    Bus Numbers

  • RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139


Adult £15.00
Concession £11.50
Admission notes:FREE for under 17 year olds.
Admission discounts
London Pass FREE entry
Open Hours
Monday 10:00am 18:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am 18:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am 18:00pm
Thursday 10:00am 18:00pm
Friday 11:00am 18:00pm
Saturday 10:00am 18:00pm
Sunday 10:00am 18:00pm
Bank Holidays 10:00am 18:00pm

Contact Details

Phone 020 7379 6344
Website London Transport Museum
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