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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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Original Underground signs

Bring home a piece of London Underground history. Exclusively available at London Transport Museum, this is your chance to own an iconic original vitreous enamel Underground sign.

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Kew Gardens Pleasure Excursions

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Day out to Kew Gardens

Join us for a day of flowers and fragrance as we answer spring’s call and hop on a beautifully-restored RT bus to Kew Gardens. Enjoy expert talks, a vintage bus ride, lush scenery and a picnic lunch.

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Object of the Month

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Object of the Month

To celebrate our new London Stories exhibition, our object of the month is a poster telling the story of notorious highwayman Dick Turpin - printed in 1956 to promote sightseeing in the capital..

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