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London Transport Museum, London

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History Museum · Specialty Museum
Learn about the heritage of the London Underground and other modes of city transit at London Transport Museum. Wander around the displays to discover what public transportation was like in the 19th century and see how it changed as suburbs grew outside the city. Check out the restored Metropolitan Railway Jubilee Carriage No. 353, a first-class city train carriage that dates back to 1892. Look at over 80 vehicles, such as buses, trams, and taxis, and view posters that the city transportation system designed and commissioned over a period of 100 years. For food or refreshments, stop by the on-site Upper Deck cafe and bar. Use our London online tour itinerary maker to visit London Transport Museum on your trip to London, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • It is almost impossible to fit everything about the transport history of London into the space they have, and it is one reason they also have the Depot space, but they still tell a great story in how....  more »
  • Fantastic museum for kids lots of interactive exhibits and fun facts. Unable to get on to lots of the older vehicles due to Covid but still lots for the kids to see and do. Bit pricy otherwise I...  more »
  • An amazing day out for the family. Lots to see. Interesting for the adults and lots that the children can climb in and out of. Very well thought through. The staff were really friendly, including several volunteers. All very accessible - we pushed the buggy all the way round with no trouble. There's also a great family bathroom which made toilet trips with little ones much easier than in most places.
  • I've always loved the London Transport Museum. It showcases so much of London's transport history all in the one spot. More so however is the brilliant transport museum shop! This place is heaven for anyone who loves everything and anything to do with London's transport scene. The staff are always too willing to geek out with you and revel in your splurge on random transport paraphernalia! You've been pleasantly warned! 😁

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