LONDON Transport Museum is opening its depot in Acton for one weekend in June, giving visitors the chance to explore a worold of amazing objects.

At The Big Build depot open days, visitors can:  

  • Learn about the evolution of the Tube network over the last 160 years in a talk from head curator Matt Brosnan
  • Meet and chat to historical costumed characters who will bring to life key moments in London Underground history
  • Put on their engineering caps and try coding electric toy trains. Suitable for children aged eight-plus (Saturday and Sunday only – tickets sold separately on the day) 
  • Step into a Victoria Line driving cab and learn how the trains on the world’s first automatic railway work (Saturday and Sunday only) 
  • Join tours of the Depot’s small and large collection objects to discover gems from the Museum’s collection. 

Visit closer to the event date for the full programme of activities on June 16-18.  

Adult tickets costs £17.50 and £8.50 for children. Children aged three and under go free.  

Concessions are available including tickets for residents of Ealing, Hounslow or Hillingdon.  

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