Easter Family fun @ The London Transport Museum (11 – 22 April)

April 11, 2011toApril 24, 2011

ltm_logoCelebrate the Mayor’s New Bus for London which has been inspired by the old iconic Routemaster.

Modern, fully accessible, using the latest green technology the static mock-up is on show at London Transport Museum for families to enjoy over Easter.

Families can join the Museum’s free fun workshops which include story-telling for our littlest visitors.

Workshop:  Fantasy journeys

  • 11 – 15 April
  • 18 – 22 April
  • 12:00 – 13:30

New bus, new journey; create a fantasy journey for the New Bus for London.  Using a giant map, choose where you would like the new bus to go and what you will see along the route.  Bring your personal journeys alive and be inspired by the new bus and famous London landmarks.  Families can build bus shelters, iconic structures and buildings, – even Granny’s house – out of everyday objects.

Suitable for ages 5+

Workshop:  New bus, new look

  • 11 – 15 April
  • 18 – 22 April
  • 14:00 – 15:30

Design a new staff uniform for the driver and second crewmember of the NBfL.  Sort through London Transport uniforms from the Museum’s collection and try on caps, ties and badges for inspiration.  Then style your own London look to take home.

Suitable for ages 5+

Magic Bus story-time

  • 11.00 and 16.00
  • Tuesday 12 and 19 April
  • Thursday 14 and 21 April

Little visitors can take in the sights of London during the Magic Bus story-time using the Museum’s famous poster collection. In their imaginations, they will visit the Zoo, the Park, Buckingham Place and Trafalgar Square.

Suitable for under 5s

New Story, New Bus

  • Saturday 16 and Saturday 23 April

Help tell a new story for a new bus.  Imaginations can run riot with our resident storyteller to make a unique and exciting story about the adventures of the New Bus for London. Sing, hear and see the sights of London in this interactive lyrical trip.

Suitable for under 5s

London Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza
London
WC2E 7BB

Opening hours:

  • Saturday to Thursday 10.00 to 18.00 (last admission 17.15)
  • Friday 11.00 to 18.00 (last admission 17.15)

London Transport Museum admission:

  • Admission £13.50 adults; £10.00 concessions (all tickets allow unlimited admission for a 12 month period from date of purchase)
  • Children under 16 free (under 12’s must be accompanied by an adult)
  • Online bookings: www.ltmuseum.co.uk