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The front of the Museum


COVID-19 update

London Transport Museum is closed until further notice. Keeping our visitors and staff safe is our top priority so please keep up to date with our current plans.

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Cartoons of three young children


Fixer, planner or dreamer?

Could you be a Future Engineer? Take our online quiz, print off your own card game and discover the engineering marvels in our collection!

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Sale £5 off bestselling games


Great games now £5 off

From Underground line-colour topple tower to Johnston scrabble and London Monopoly, check out our range of great games perfect to keep the whole family entertained. 

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An illustration of the outside of the Museum


Shaping London since 1980

Director Sam Mullins takes to our blog as part of our 40th birthday celebrations. See some of our incredible work and how the Museum has influenced Covent Garden!

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Princess Anne escorted by 4 men at the opening of the Museum


Object of the month

This photo is from the official opening of the Museum on 28 March 1980. Director Peter Stephens is pictured escorting Princess Anne past the buses.

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A black and white photo of a train pulling into Acton Town station

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Discover our history 

As the Museum turns 40, we take a look back at the history of our collection and the iconic building the Museum is housed in - the Covent Garden Flower Market