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.
Object of the month
'Seeing it Through' was a series of posters commissioned in 1944 which commemorated the everyday acts of heroism by civilian workers during the Second World War. Read about the extraordinary efforts on our poster hub.
Stories from the collection
By 1933 when London Transport was formed, the company was regarded as a leading patron of the arts. Explore the golden age of poster design as we delve into some of the stunning posters from the 1920s and 30s.
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'Seeing it Through' was a series of posters commissioned in 1944 which commemorated the everyday acts of heroism by civilian workers during the Second World War.