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Tickets

The ticket collection covers horse and motor buses, trams, trolleybuses, railway and Tube tickets


Tickets cover journeys in London from the late 1800s to the present day. They show the development of routes, modes of travel, and ticket design. Tickets range from a First Class annual ‘all stations’ pass issued by the Metropolitan Railway in 1868 to first generation Oyster smartcards from 2003. The collection also includes everyday tickets for travel in London; daily, weekly and monthly travel passes and commemorative tickets.

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New mini lightbox

Our fan-favourite London Underground roundel lightbox just got a new younger sibling. This cute smaller version is just 7 inches tall and comes with three interchangeable inserts. Exclusively available at our shop!

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Tour and a treat

Treat yourself to an day out with our newest Hidden London package - discover the abandoned Jubilee line platforms under Charing Cross station before a delicious afternoon tea at the Amba hotel.

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Object of the Month

Country walks were marketed as a healthy antidote to a week spent in an office or factory. This embroidery of a young couple enjoying a picnic was created for a poster to encourage people to get out and about. 

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