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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.

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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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NEW! Piccadilly Circus tour

Join us for an exclusive tour of one of London's most iconic stations. Go behind secret doors to passageways and lift shafts closed to the public since 1929 and discover the stunning Edwardian architecture.

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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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