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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.

A row of red and green moquette covered tube seats

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Moquette by the metre

Take home an iconic piece of the Underground! You can now buy moquette by the metre from our shop. Available in 18 different designs!

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An illustration of a crowd of people at Piccadilly Circus

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Friday Late

Explore the Museum after hours at our next Friday late. Step back in time and enjoy London's rich nightlife throughout the ages, from Victorian music halls to influential subcultures.

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A cherub gesturing to a banner which reads Courtesy aids

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Object of the month

When promoting leisure travel, the Underground often used romance as a theme, On a few occasions, London Transport even issued special Valentine's posters like this one featuring cute cherubs.

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