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Have a Very Merry Christmas at London Transport Museum

It’s that time of year again. As the leaves start falling and the days start getting shorter, there’s one word on everybody’s minds: Christmas!

If you haven’t yet got your Christmas party booked into the diary, our unique venue of the month will be your best friend. London Transport Museum is the unique Christmas party venue you need in your life right now. Here’s why you’re guaranteed to love it.


Forget your boring, run-of-the-mill office Christmas party venues. After years of reduced socialising due to Covid, you need this festive season to go off with a bang. And what better way to do that than with a completely unique venue that’s sure to stick in your guests’ minds for years (and maybe even decades!) to come?

London Transport Museum definitely ticks the unique box. As Covent Garden's original flower market, this striking Victorian building has been transformed into a museum that pays homage to the capital’s rich transport history.

The Museum Galleries consist of two floors full of early tube carriages, iconic red buses and interactive exhibitions. That’s right, your guests can sip mulled wine, gobble Christmas dinner or dance to The Pogues surrounded by a one-of-a-kind talking point. Oh, and your more adventurous guests can even experience what it’s like to be a tube driver with the museum’s popular Elizabeth Line driving experience – taking the ‘driving home for Christmas’ concept to a whole new level!

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London Transport Museum

Very versatile

Picturing a sophisticated three-course Christmas dinner? A festive drinks reception with cocktails and canapes? Or an all-out bash with dancing until the early hours?

No matter what kind of Christmas you’re dreaming of (a white Christmas aside!), the Museum Galleries have got you covered. In fact, they can be transformed to host any number of occasions – from awards ceremonies to gala dinners and more. There’s room for up to 150 guests to dine under that stunning glass ceiling, or 400 to mingle during standing receptions.

Oh, and we haven’t even mentioned the venue’s other spaces yet! The high-tech Cubic Theatre is a purpose-built auditorium perfect for a pre-dinner awards ceremony. And the underground-themed Canteen is ideal for more intimate festive events for up to 80 guests.

In short, London Transport Museum is the flexible venue you need to ensure your Christmas party really is the most wonderful time of the year!

Festive drinks reception at London Transport Museum
London Transport Museum Canteen

Tantalise your taste buds

London Transport Museum has a plethora of carefully selected suppliers that can help you deliver a slick and memorable event – from florists to costumed actors and musicians. However, we all know that the way to your guests’ hearts is through their taste buds. So, it’s the venue's selection of approved caterers that we’re most excited about!

That’s right, London Transport Museum has partnered with five of London’s leading event caterers to offer you bespoke menus and seamless service. Whatever your tastes, you’re sure to find the perfect caterer – whether that’s Bubble, with its theatrical flair and visionary spectacles, or Benugo Events, which puts sustainability on an equal par with delicious food.

And of course, that’s just scratching the surface. No matter what your Christmas party entails, the food is guaranteed to be the icing on the (Christmas) cake.

Catering at Museum Galleries
Catering at London Transport Museum

In the heart of festive London

Where in London screams Christmas quite like Covent Garden?! Every year, it turns into a full-on winter wonderland, covered in thousands of festive lights, giant baubles and a selfie-worthy 55-foot Christmas tree!

And guess what? London Transport Museum is situated right in the heart of it all, just a four-minute walk from Covent Garden tube station.

In other words, it’s the ideal magical spot to host a Christmas party – as well as being insanely convenient for your guests to get to, whether they’re coming from London or out of town. Just picture your guests weaving through the carol singers and mulled-wine drinkers on their way to your festive shenanigans!

Museum Galleries entrance
London Transport Museum in Covent Garden

As you can see, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a more suitable venue for your Christmas party than London Transport Museum. But hurry! You’d better get your party booked in fast as Christmas will be here before you know it.

Alternatively, if you’re already looking ahead to other events in your diary, be sure to think of London Transport Museum for your awards ceremonies or private dining events. Whatever your needs, this unique and versatile venue is sure to blow your guests away!





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Imogen Beech

With a love of interior design, Imogen’s writing experience has taken her from the mansions of the rich and famous to the capital’s most unique events spaces on Hire Space.

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