(main site, open all year)
- London Zoo teams up with London
London Transport Museum Covent Garden
The museum occupies the site of
a former flower market shed to the east side of Covent
Garden's Piazza. It was re-opened in 1993 after a prolonged
Buses, trains and trams abound
in this child friendly museum.
Exhibits date from the 1820s
to the present day bringing to life the evolving nature of the
capital's famous transport system. An original Shillibeer Horse
Omnibus and early tube carriages make sure this museum offers
the lot for the everyday travel buff.
Daily 10.00-18.00 [Fridays 11.00-18.00]
Last admission 17.15
Closed 24, 25, 26 December
Concession UKP4.50 [OAP's and students]
Reduced concession UKP2.50 [People in receipt of income support,
job seekers allowance and people with disabilities. Proof of
eligibility must be shown on request]
London's Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza
Transport Museum Acton Depot
London's Transport Museum Depot in Acton Town is a unique working
museum store containing vast collections not on display at the
Museum in Covent Garden. Open to the public for three themed
weekends a year.
Depot: 118 - 120 Gunnersbury
Lane, London W3 8BQ. Tube to Acton Town. Bus to Acton
Town station or Gunnersbury Lane junction of Uxbridge Road
Next open weekends
at the Depot:
joint event with Kew Bridge Steam Museum on the Sunday
Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 May 2003
in the 1930s
Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 October 2003
- London Zoo teams up with
London Transport Museum
Transport Museum has teamed up with London Zoo to provide a special
new discount offer.
new partnership has been formed to coincide with the Museum's
interactive exhibition 'Adventures Underground', on until 28
September. The exhibition follows a family as they embark on
a Tube journey from Waterloo station to Camden Town and visit
London Zoo. Visitors help the family plan their journey, buy
a ticket and get to see a driver's eye view of the trip.
are given on admission at each venue. Visitors to the Museum
in Covent Garden will receive a voucher entitling a free child
place at London Zoo. Visitors to the Zoo pick up a voucher allowing
UKP1 off full paying adult at the Museum (children are free).
special new range of t-shirts mark the initiative. Animals on
the Underground feature a range of animals from elephants to
fish, all found within the Tube lines of the famous Underground
map. Grid24 came up with the
idea when Paul Middlewick, Head of the Creative Department, was
travelling by Tube. He discovered that by staring at the Underground
map he could create animals using Tube lines, stations and interchanges
on the map.
1. Entrance to the exhibition and all activities are included
with Museum entry.
2. Location: Covent Garden Piazza. Tube to Covent Garden, Leicester
Square or Holborn. Bus to Strand or Aldwych.
3. Opening times: Daily 10.00 - 18.00 (Friday 11.00 - 18.00)
Last admission 17.15.
4. Admission: Adults UKP5.95, Concessions UKP4.50, accompanied
children under 16 go free. Annual Season ticket: UKP12.95, Concession
5. Animals on the Underground t-shirts are available from London's
Transport Museum priced at UKP13.99 childrens and UKP15.99 adults.
For other stockists and for more more information go to www.animalsontheunderground.com
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