London Transport Museum - Latest news, articles and photos

London Transport Museum - Latest news, articles and photos


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Put a tube train’s treadplate in your doorway

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

Colour in your own Moquette

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

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.

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.

Transport Museum offer for ianVisits readers

The London Transport Museum has released a new range of kitchenware based on its classic sporting posters, ianVisits is offering a 20% discount.

Tickets Alert: Free entry to the Transport Museum

It’s the London Transport Museum’s 40th birthday, and their monthly late night opening will be free of charge this month only.

Tickets Alert: Open days at the Trasport Museum’s overflow depot

A large “shed” in Acton is the storage depot for the London Transport Museum, and while normally closed to the public, they do have three open weekends each year.

Take a trip in a vintage tube train to Heathrow airport

The London Underground’s 1938 era art-deco tube train will be making one of its occasional outings in April.

London Underground selling its moquette by the metre

The London Transport Museum has recently started selling its famous moquette fabric — in the same way as you buy fabric from stores — by the metre.