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“Great for children and adults”

London Transport Museum
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Ranked #156 of 1,767 things to do in London
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: This museum whisks you on a journey of London's transportation system since 1800, through fascinating and colorful displays, bus and tube simulators and many family-friendly interactive games and activities.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 11 June 2012

The museum is well laid out with much to interest children. Displays are well documented and there is a very good tea room.

Thank Ewen028
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Reviewed 9 June 2012

I really like public transport so this museum was very enjoyable to me. You start back in the 1800s with the inception of public transit and see how it evolved over time.

Thank tsmetzer
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Reviewed 9 June 2012

Very over-run with kids but perhaps thats the target market.

Expensive at £13.50 each. Plenty of London museums free and probably more interesting. The difference is that this is being run as a commercial concern. Another comparison is the National Railway Museum in York which is free and much better quality.

Souvenir shop is having a laugh. £8.99 for a mug, must think we are all mugs!

Thank liamshelley
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Reviewed 8 June 2012

I have taken my granddaughter there several times and she never tires of it - it's much better to take a child unless you are a real fan of London Transport. They also have a terrific shop, and a nice little cafe.

Thank cleoolivia
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Reviewed 5 June 2012

We went down to London and used a 2FOR1 offer through daysoutguide, which meant that the entry price of £13.50 was good value for two people. The guide at £5 is not cheap but its thicker than many guides you get for the same price. Sue on the reception kiosk was particularly friendly, welcoming and helpful. The free cloakroom facility allowed us to leave our backpack safely and enjoy the visit unencumbered. The museum itself was clean and airy, and had a large number of exhibits from the small (such as tickets and badges) through to the large (trams, buses and tube trains) and plenty of information on show. There were numerous interactive exhibits, and it was great to be able to climb into some of the vehicles on display to imagine what it was like to travel years ago. The shop had a wide range of items, from the predictable touristy stuff to a comprehensive range of books, dvds, models and posters. Although a lot of this was quite expensive, no doubt there would be something for everyone. The only down side to the visit was the sheer number of children running around, entirely uncontrolled by their parents. I lost count of the number of times we were pushed out of the way by over-enthusiastic ten year olds, and pierced by ear-splitting screeching of the younger ones. Add this to the number of kids bashing vintage exhibits, jumping on and off of displays clearly marked "please do not touch" and generally mis-behaving and it was a shameful display, not from the kids, but from their parents. These exhibits are part of our heritage, and when they're gone they're gone - so please parents take your children to see them, but teach them to respect them as well - you wouldn't let someone else's kids do that in your home would you?

Thank James H
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