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London Transport Museum

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Tickets Alert: Tours of disused London Underground stations
Tickets Alert: Tours of disused London Underground stations

Tickets Alert: Tours of disused London Underground stations

Tours of disused parts of the London Underground will resume in the New Year for the first time since March 2020, and tickets go on sale this coming Friday (3rd Dec).

Nov
29
2021
Now you can drink from a London Underground moquette mug
Now you can drink from a London Underground moquette mug

Now you can drink from a London Underground moquette mug

For London Transport fans, there's now a range of coffee cups that come decorated with moquette patterns.

Nov
10
2021
Transport Museum restarting its disused tube station tours
Transport Museum restarting its disused tube station tours

Transport Museum restarting its disused tube station tours

On hold during the lockdown, the London Transport Museum is to restart tours of disused parts of the London Underground from next month.

Sep
29
2021
A lot of moquette socks
A lot of moquette socks

A lot of moquette socks

The London Transport Museum has been selling transport moquette socks for a while, but now they've brought out a bumper pack of socks.

Sep
21
2021
Kingsway tram tunnel to start public tours in August
Kingsway tram tunnel to start public tours in August

Kingsway tram tunnel to start public tours in August

Rarely opened to the public since it closed in 1952, there will be tours of the Kingsway tram subway in Holborn this summer.

Jul
04
2021
Weekly late nights at the Transport Museum
Weekly late nights at the Transport Museum

Weekly late nights at the Transport Museum

Over the next few weeks, the monthly late night opening at the London Transport Museum will be a weekly affair.

Jun
08
2021
90 year old tube poster reappearing on the London Underground
90 year old tube poster reappearing on the London Underground

90 year old tube poster reappearing on the London Underground

It probably feels like its been decades since many of us have travelled on the tube, and that effect will be magnified when you do, as there will be a vintage poster from 1931 appearing in the stations

May
10
2021
More virtual disused tube station tours announced
More virtual disused tube station tours announced

More virtual disused tube station tours announced

With visits to the disused tube stations in person on hold, a new batch of video tours has been announced by the London Transport Museum.

May
06
2021
Transport Museum depot to open for Half-Term
Transport Museum depot to open for Half-Term

Transport Museum depot to open for Half-Term

The Acton Depot, where the London Transport Museum stores most of its trains, buses and ephemera is having a week-long Half-Term opening for families.

Apr
22
2021
Virtual tours of the disused Aldwych tube station
Virtual tours of the disused Aldwych tube station

Virtual tours of the disused Aldwych tube station

New virtual tours of Aldwych tube station have been announced, including areas not normally included in the physical tours that used to run in pre-lockdown times.

Feb
10
2021
More moquette masks from the London Transport Museum
More moquette masks from the London Transport Museum

More moquette masks from the London Transport Museum

The London Transport Museum has released two more face mask collections. They're proving popular with even the Mayor of London often spotted out and about wearing one of the museum's masks at times.

Jan
26
2021
Half price tours of disused tube stations
Half price tours of disused tube stations

Half price tours of disused tube stations

The London Transport Museum is offering a "Black Friday" discount of 50 percent off their disused station tours which take visitors on a digital tour of subterranean London from the comfort of their sofas.

Nov
19
2020
New moquette socks from the London Transport Museum
New moquette socks from the London Transport Museum

New moquette socks from the London Transport Museum

Just in time for that perennial Christmas present, a pair of socks, a new range of moquette socks has been launched by the London Transport Museum shop.

Nov
05
2020
Exhibition – London Transport at War
Exhibition – London Transport at War

Exhibition – London Transport at War

How London managed to keep its public transport networks running during wartime is the topic of a new permanent exhibition at the London Transport Museum.

Nov
04
2020
Ten London venues get £22 million in funding
Ten London venues get £22 million in funding

Ten London venues get £22 million in funding

Ten venues across London have received £22.3 million in government funding, as part of a wider £75 million funding package for the cultural sector.

Oct
24
2020
London Underground branded face coverings
London Underground branded face coverings

London Underground branded face coverings

The London Transport Museum has jumped on the bandwagon for fancy face masks and is selling London transport themed versions.

Sep
03
2020
Tickets Alert: Virtual tours of disused tube stations
Tickets Alert: Virtual tours of disused tube stations

Tickets Alert: Virtual tours of disused tube stations

Two disused tube stations that have never been part of the disused tube station tours ware to be part of a new series of virtual video tours from the London Transport Museum.

Aug
17
2020
Tickets Alert: Transport Museum – late night openings
Tickets Alert: Transport Museum – late night openings

Tickets Alert: Transport Museum – late night openings

The London Transport Museum has announced that it is going to be opening later in the evenings every Thursday in September and October.

Aug
17
2020
London tube map based on the stars in the skies
London tube map based on the stars in the skies

London tube map based on the stars in the skies

A variant on the classic London Underground tube map has been released, with all the stations renamed after astronomical objects and events.

Aug
12
2020
Housing development planned for London Transport Museum’s Acton depot
Housing development planned for London Transport Museum’s Acton depot

Housing development planned for London Transport Museum’s Acton depot

The Acton depot which houses the bulk of the London Transport Museum's collection could need to be rebuilt if plans to redevelop the site for housing go ahead.

Jul
22
2020
Put a tube train’s treadplate in your doorway
Put a tube train’s treadplate in your doorway

Put a tube train’s treadplate in your doorway

Fancy stepping over the threshold of your home with a genuine London Underground door treadplate?

Jul
21
2020
Colour in your own Moquette
Colour in your own Moquette

Colour in your own Moquette

You can now print off plain sheets of London Transport moquette and while away the hours colouring them in.

Jun
17
2020
Who wants a tube roundel coffee table?
Who wants a tube roundel coffee table?

Who wants a tube roundel coffee table?

This is a limited edition coffee table from the London Transport Museum which will be going on sale in July, although you can pre-order it now.

Apr
26
2020
London Transport Museum’s depot goes online
London Transport Museum’s depot goes online

London Transport Museum’s depot goes online

The London Transport Museum's overflow depot in Acton is only open a few weekends each year - but with the lockdown in place - they're going online instead.

Apr
24
2020