Family Open Weekend: London Transport Museum Depot Acton †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 7TH OCTOBER 2012

ADDRESS
, 2 Museum Way, W3 9BQ
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OPENING TIMES
Sat & Sun 11am-5pm, last admission 4pm
PRICES
£10 (Adults), £8 (Seniors), £6.50 (Concs), FREE (Accompanied children under 16)

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Family Open Weekend: London Transport Museum Depot ActonThe Family Open Weekend is one of the few occasions when the London Transport Museum Depot in Acton is open to the public and gives families a chance to see some of the 400,000 or so objects stored in the west London depot. Kids can enjoy Toby the Taxi story-telling, miniature railway rides, behind the scenes tours and a timeline of taxis, all for free on the weekend of Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th October 2012. There will also be make-and-take craft workshops for children, heritage vehicle runs - including the chance to have a go on the old Routemaster bus - as well as talks about the history of the black cab and what it takes to get the 'Knowledge'. Children can learn about travel safety with simulator vans and climb aboard the life size Toby the Taxi while parents have a rare opportunity to explore the Museum's treasures which are usually hidden from public view.

About London Transport Museum Depot

The Museum Depot in Acton, only open to the public on special occasions, houses the majority of London Transport Museum's collections which cannot be displayed at the main museum in Covent Garden. Opens to the public for special events and themed open weekends, the Museum Depot houses over 400,000 items, including many original artworks and the Museum's collection of over 5,000 posters and artworks, vehicles, signs, models, plans, maps, photographs, film, video and uniforms. More about London Transport Museum Depot

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Acton Town Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Ealing Common Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Acton Central Overground Station
16 minutes walk
South Acton Overground Station
17 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Spring Bridge Road Car Park
22 minutes walk

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