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London Transport Museum is an independent heritage and educational charity. We rely on the support of our visitors, customers, companies, trusts, foundations and crucially individuals to care for our collection of over 470,000 objects, deliver special exhibitions, restoration projects and innovative learning programmes.

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Battle Bus

Battle Bus

The B-type, developed by the London General Omnibus Company (LGOC), was the first successful mass-produced motor bus. With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and London Transport Museum Friends, B2737 was restored to operational condition

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Volunteers working on restoring a heritage train car

Q stock restoration

We are restoring a unique piece of the District line’s heritage, the last three remaining 1930s Q stock cars. A team of volunteers are working with our restoration experts to get the last three 1930s Q stock cars back up and running

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Block EtoE

Enjoyment to Employment

We are working with the industry to turn childhood enthusiasm into adult achievement through Enjoyment to Employment. This formative programme reaches children and young people at key points throughout their learning and development

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Hidden London book

Delve into the history of disused and repurposed London Underground spaces with the new beautifully illustrated hardback book, Hidden London: Discovering the Forgotten Underground - now available!

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Heritage bus day trip

Join us on a daytrip through time and space as we visit the Royal Observatory and the Queen’s House in Greenwich, and enjoy the autumnal splendours and maritime breeze of Greenwich Park

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Object of the Month

This Way Out sign was installed at Clapham Common when it was used as a shelter during the Second World War. The later markings show the presence of people in the deep-level shelter over the years.

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