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Information records look at significant people, places, objects, events and topics


There are different types of information records. They contain: text and research used for exhibitions and displays; essays on specific topics; information about people, companies, vehicle types and bus routes; or contextual information for particular objects in our collection. Read about key individuals in London’s transport story, such as Charles Tyson Yerkes, Frank Pick and Lord Ashfield. Discover the part London’s transport played in the First and Second World Wars.

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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Depot guided tours

Explore our Museum Depot on a guided tour and discover the treasure trove of trains, buses, models, posters, maps, signs and more as you learn about London and its transport history!

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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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