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London Transport Museum explores the story of London and its transport system over the last 200 years, highlighting the powerful link between transport and the growth of modern London, culture and society since 1800.

We care for over 450,000 items, including an impressive collection of over 100,000 photos documenting the changing face of the city - preserving, researching and acquiring objects to use in our galleries, exhibitions and other activities.

Highlights from the collection

Bicycle in tube line colours collection record

Object of the month

This artwork was an unused Tube map cover illustration, designed by Jeremy Deller in 2007. All of the different tube lines are shown in the shape of a bicycle.

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Moquette

Stories from the collection 

Discover the history the iconic fabric that has covered London's transport network for over 100 years - moquette - and discover some of its most famous patterns.

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The front of the Museum

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London Transport Museum is closed. But for as long as we can we’ll bring you inspiring content and keep our education work going. Thank you for sticking with us!

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Summer posters at ltmuseumshop

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Summer posters

As the warm weather sets in, why not brighten up your walls with a bright and beautiful vintage poster? Take a look at our collection online.

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Bicycle in tube line colours collection record

Collections

Object of the month

This artwork was an unused Tube map cover illustration, designed by Jeremy Deller in 2007. All of the different tube lines are shown in the shape of a bicycle.

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