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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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Hidden London book

Delve into the history of disused and repurposed London Underground spaces with the new beautifully illustrated hardback book, Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground - now available!

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Heritage bus day trip

Join us on a daytrip through time and space as we visit the Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House in Greenwich, and enjoy the autumnal splendours and maritime breeze of Greenwich Park

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St Pancras poster: September's Object of the Month

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Object of the Month

Passengers coming into St Pancras station in the 1980s would be greeted by posters like this encouraging them to travel across the city on Underground lines . It's also the inspiration for our Open Weekend artwork!

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