London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 14TH SEPTEMBER 2014

ADDRESS
, 2 Museum Way, W3 9BQ
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
TWITTER
 
Dates:
  and 
 
OPENING TIMES
11am-5pm, last adm 4pm
 
PRICES
£10 (Adults), £8 (Concessions) valid for whole weekend, FREE (Children 17 and under)
 
SITE
 

Nearby

 
 

London Transport Museum Depot Open WeekendThe London Transport Museum Depot opens its doors for its annual behind-the-scenes Open Weekend this September for a weekend of activities focusing on the role of London's Transport in the First World War. Look out for the 1914 B-type bus which was converted into a wartime 'Battle Bus' to transport troops to the Front Line, meet the team taking the B-type to France, and take park in heritage bus runs around Acton. Housing the majority of the London Transport Museum's collections which cannot be displayed at the main Covent Garden location, the Depot is home to more than 400,000 objects and this is one of the few occasions when the Acton Depot is open to the public, giving visitors a chance to explore the Museum's rarely seen treasures. There are also posters and artworks, engineering drawings, signs and ephemera, and a marvellous collection of historic road and rail vehicles. Further activities include creative workshops, storytelling, miniature tram and railway rides, heritage bus rides and curator-led tours.

 

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

London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend images

London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend   

   
London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend  


LondonTown.com - London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
South Acton Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spring Bridge Road Car Park
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend on LondonTown.com

 
September in London 2014

The London Design Festival, 100% Design and London Fashion Week all return to the city this September. Open House Weekend gives nosy Londoners the...

 
 
What's on in London 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

Near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Ealing
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  36% off
4-5 Hanger Lane, W5 | 11 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Guests are welcomed with a warm chocolate chip cookie upon arrival at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Ealing, the perfect enticement to stay at ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London Ealing
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  39% off
Western Avenue, W5 | 30 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
As well as being a charming area with its own range of shopping and nightlife, Ealing is a perfect halfway house if you want to stay ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Park Royal
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  37% off
Victoria Road, W3 | 31 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Park Royal offers great transport links to the whole of London, and is only a short journey from Heathrow airport. This recently-built Express hotel offers everything ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

Near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Depot Open Weekend: Secrets of the Underground
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2017
London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend, 2 Museum Way, W3 | Same location as London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
The 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 ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

Near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2.2 miles from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
A unique venue whose high ceilings have played host to a wide variety of artists from cabaret to cutting-edge electronica. Built in 1905 as a dance ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tabard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 27 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Located above the Tabard pub in Chiswick, the Tabard Theatre hosts all kinds of live entertainment from experimental work and comedy to Shakespeare. Opened ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Watermans
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
40 High Street, Brentford, TW8 | 29 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
An attractive multi-cultural, multi-purpose arts centre on the river in Brentford, Watermans is a real draw in this part of town. The 238-seat theatre shows a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
PM Gallery and House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 | 22 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Bought by the architect John Soane in 1800, Pitzhanger Manor house - which now includes the PM Gallery and House - was to become the most ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Museum of Water And Steam
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Green Dragon Lane, Brentford, TW8 | 22 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Be amazed by the massive historic engines that pumped Thames water to London's taps, and follow in the footsteps of Charles Dickens to explore London's exciting ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxygen Freejumping Trampoline Park Acton
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Vision Industrial Park, Kendal Avenue, W3 | 23 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Trampolines aren't just for kids. With 150 interconnected trampolines - that's big enough to fit 132 people - the Oxygen Freejumping Trampoline Park in Acton has ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

The best shops and markets near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Ealing
London > Shopping > Specialists
Christ the Saviour Church, Ealing Broadway, W5 | 18 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Chiswick
London > Shopping > Specialists
Rocks Lane Multi Sport Centres, 60 Chiswick Common Rd, W4 | 24 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyndham House Butchers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
229 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 26 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
The Wyndham House flagship butchers on the Fulham Road fast built up a reputation as one of London's best butchers. This third family-run operation in Chiswick ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

What are the best dining options near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North China Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
305 Uxbridge Road, Acton, W3 | 5 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Chinese cuisine. Booking essential for dinner. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sushi-Hiro
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
1 Station Parade, Uxbridge Road, W5 | 7 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Japanese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charlotte's Place
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
16 St Matthews Road, Ealing, W5 | 12 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Part of the award-winning Charlotte's Group, which also includes Charlotte's W5 and Charlotte's Bistro , Charlotte's Place is a ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

Near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kids Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
107 Gunnersbury Lane, W3 | 3 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
The Kids' Cookery School in West London is a unique venue offering cookery classes and workshops for children aged three upwards. Children can have fun creating ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Artists Theatre School
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Ealing Studios, W5 | 20 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
The Artists Theatre School provides Saturday drama workshops at Ealing Studios run by working actors for students in age groups from 5 years to adult. Fees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wendell Park Primary School
London > Education >
Cobbold Road, W12 | 29 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Acton Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Churchfield Road, W3 | 4 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
A large green space between Acton and Shepherds Bush, Acton Park has tennis courts, a multi use games area, play centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yoga West
London > Leisure >
33-34 Westpoint, Warple Way, W3 | 22 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Yoga West is a beautiful and friendly yoga, mindfulness and Pilates studio located between Chiswick, Acton and Shepherds Bush. Close to 50 yoga ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jurlique Day Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
300 Chiswick High Road, W4 | 25 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
This fantastic, no-nonsense spa is a great way to treat yourself to a day of pampering, without pushing the boat out too far. Comforting massage, meticulous ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

The best pubs near London London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bollo House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13-15 Bollo Lane, Chiswick, W4 | 16 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Swan
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
1 Evershed Walk, 119 Acton Lane, W4 | 17 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Sussex
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
75 South Parade, Chiswick, W4 | 19 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Formerly a TV pub with pool tables, The Duke of Sussex recently had a makeover. Now this gastro design pub offers a relaxed, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 2.5 miles from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 2.5 miles from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Bluejay is a very unusual find on this part of the Uxbridge Road, a classy jazz club with a sleek interior, lounge atmosphere and a smart ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca Chiswick
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
18 Devonshire Road, W4 | 29 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Vinoteca opens 7th October 2013. Vinoteca has been doing a fine job of serving fine wines in an informal setting since the company opened its first ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 29 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kew Gardens Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kew Gardens, Richmond upon Thames, TW9 | 30 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chiswick House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington Lane, Chiswick House Grounds, Chiswick, W4 | 33 minutes from London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
One of the most glorious examples of 18th century British architecture, Chiswick House was designed by the third Earl of Burlington (1694-1753). A triumph of the ... More
 
 
 

London Transport Museum Depot events

 
Depot Open Weekend: Secrets of the UndergroundDepot 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, tours2017-04-22T00:00:00+01002017-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
London Transport Museum Depot, 2  Museum Way      W3 9BQ
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Shows
PRICING  £12 adult, £10 concession
DATES  Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd April 2017
VENUE  London Transport Museum Depot 
The 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... More about this event
 

Also in Museum Way

Our recommendations in the same street as London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

 
No.
Title
Category
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend, London Transport Museum Depot Open Wekend
 
 

Hotels Near

London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend

 
 
Near London Transport Museum Depot Open Weekend
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

New on LondonTown

 
 
TT Liquor
TT Liquor
Drinking 

Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store in a 19th century police ...More

 
Duck & Waffle Local
Duck & Waffle Local
Dining 

The team behind the award-winning Duck & Waffle have now opened Duck & Waffle Local, ...More

 
The Cheese Bar
The Cheese Bar
Dining 

Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as ...More

 
Mimi's Soho Hotel
Hotels 

Bringing luxury to 'compact living', even the seven metre squared 'Tiny Single' has Frette linen, in-room entertainment and dimmable lighting at the 58-room Mimi's Soho Hotel....More

Henrietta Hotel
Henrietta Hotel
Hotels 

The first London hotel from team behind the Experimental Cocktail Bar has 18 rooms and ...More

 
The Craft of Film
The Craft of Film
Film Events | Until 28th February 

Barbican Centre

Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 

Various Venues London

A ten-day event, the Cut Festival brings together ...More

 
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 

The House Of St Barnabas

The Future of Fashion Weekend at the House ...More

 
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Film Events | On 25th February 

Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema pays homage to Tim Burton this weekend with an all-nighter dedicated ...More

 
Rambla
Rambla
Dining 

Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
Jules
Dining 

An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
Mere
Dining 

MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

The Italian Bookshop
Shopping 

Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

European Bookshop
Shopping 

Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

Number 177 Bar Official Launch
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 5th March 

Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

4MationZone Presents: Extractions
Concerts | On 10th March 

MostArt Centre

Forward thinking electronic music

....More

The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

MostArt Centre

Comedy, Musical....More

Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 

MostArt Centre

A collection of street portraits made during Isabella ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | From 3rd December 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
Jamiroquai
Jamiroquai
Concerts | On 31st March 

Roundhouse

Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
Article 

Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
Article 

Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
Article 

Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near London Transport Museum Depot

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star suites see our discounts for London Transport Museum Depot hotels, including DoubleTree by Hilton London - Ealing from 82% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960