Filming and photography


Filming: Nick Frost and Olivia Colman in Mr Sloane for Sky Atlantic, Museum Depot, 2013

The Museum Depot in Acton holds the majority of the Museum's collections which are not on display in the main Museum in Covent Garden. With over 370,000 items including original works of art, vehicles, signs, models, photographs, engineering drawings and uniforms. Together these form one of the most comprehensive records of urban transport anywhere in the world.

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For filming and photography we have a number of underground carriages available that include the Victoria Line (1967-2011) tube carriage with driver’s cabin access, a 1950’s- present day Metropolitan line train and a recently refurbished Met 353 first class carriage from the early 1900’s. The carriages are excellent for internal and external filming along with a number of buses that include original posters and advertisements. Crews have access to green room facilities, as well as free onsite parking and a dedicated onsite supervisor. Onsite power is available where possible.

Locations

London Transport Museum Depot
2 Museum Way
118-120 Gunnersbury Lane
London W3 9BQ
London Transport Museum Covent Garden
Covent Garden Piazza (south east corner)
London WC2E 7BB

Contact us

Venue Hire

Tel: +44 (0)343 222 5000
Email: [email protected]

Press Office

Email: [email protected]

Press images

A select number of high resolution images of the Museum and its collection are able to be obtained free of charge for the promotion of the Museum. Please contact the press office by emailing [email protected].

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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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