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Models

The model collection contains detailed architectural, vehicle and engineering models

Models reveal the development and design history of the architecture, infrastructure and vehicles of London’s transport system. They were often commissioned by engineers and architects as the transport system expanded. Models in the collection are mixed media and manufactured using a variety of techniques. From handcrafted card and paper modelling and intricate metal work to more modern 3D printed methods.

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Christmas gifts for everyone

We've got the ultimate selection of unique gifts this Christmas. From transport enthusiast to perfect gifts for kids, or simply stocking fillers and home decor inspiration, we've got everything you need!

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Celebrating 20 years

We're celebrating 20 years of our Museum Depot! This pioneering museum store has many uses and is home to over 90% of our collection. Find out more on our blog and discover our top 20 objects! 

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Object of the month

This photo of Bill Amies, Ongar Group Station Manager, was taken in 1980. In the photo, you can see him pointing along the track towards London from the rural station! Discover Ongar at Hidden London: the Exhibition.

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