Depot Open Weekend: Secrets of the Underground †

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Depot Open Weekend: Secrets of the UndergroundThe London Transport Museum Depot in Acton hosts one of its popular Open Weekends in April, this time taking the theme Secrets of the Underground. One of the few occasions when the west London depot is open to the public, the event is a rare opportunity to see inside the working depot and will offer a programme of talks, interactive displays, tours and family activities. Hear stories from Hidden London, the museum's hugely popular series of disused Underground stations; listen to historian Oliver Green as he reveals the story behind the Kingsway Tramway Subway; and get a behind the scenes look at Crossrail, with talks about designing for underground spaces and stories from the engineers. There will also be miniature train layouts, family crafts, quirky artefacts, and street food and refreshments.

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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