Friends Go Free At Depot

Friends Go Free At Depot

Museum Friends will have free entry to the forthcoming Depot Open Weekend on the theme of Transport Uncovered. Here are the key  details:

Dates: Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April

Time: 11.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

Tickets: Free entry for Friends.

Ticket prices for other visitors: Adult £10; Concessions £8 
Accompanied children aged under 16 go free. (Under 12s must be accompanied by an adult.) 

Friends do not need to book in advance for free entry. Just show your membership card at the entrance. However, you do need to book if you want to go on the Hearne House tours (see below); and booking in advance will save you time if you are buying additional tickets for friends and family.

Tickets can be purchased from the Museum Ticket Office on +44 (0)20 7565 7298 (open 10.00-17.30 daily) or on the website:

Tickets to this event are valid on both days at the Museum Depot.

Highlights of this April’s Programme:

Visitors will be able to take a trip on the Acton Miniature Railway, take part in a guided bus pit tour, watch live demonstrations of how the Emergency Response Team deals with incidents on the transport system, listen to a talk by the editor of the Londonist about secret tunnels and disused stations on the Underground, while film buffs can put their feet up and watch rare films from the Museum’s archives.

Visitors can also discover how the Tube is made safe to travel with a rare tour of Hearne House, Transport for London’s engineering testing workshop, and find out how modern technology keep the trains running safely. Attendees must have a valid ticket to the Museum Depot Open Weekend and prior booking is essential.

For full details of the Open Weekend programme go to