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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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COVID-19 update

London Transport Museum is closed until further notice. Keeping our visitors and staff safe is our top priority so please keep up to date with our current plans.

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Moquette furniture and cushions in the shop

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Furniture and cushions sale

Take London home with you with our range of quirky moquette furniture and cushions. Available in a range of patterns, they're 20% off until Sunday 29 March!

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Princess Anne escorted by 4 men at the opening of the Museum

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Object of the month

This photo is from the official opening of the Museum on 28 March 1980. Director Peter Stephens is pictured escorting Princess Anne past the buses.

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