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London Transport Museum in Convent Garden London presents a fine set of posters & maps.


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London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum at Covent Garden London is a home to an impressive collection of vehicles, posters, uniforms, photos and maps. The collection, which originated in the 1920s with two preserved Victorian horse buses and an early motorbus, today reflects on the public transport history and the art that was born from it. Truly fascinating, the London Transport Museum in London is worth visiting. On 28 March 2005, the London Transport Museum celebrated 25 years of welcoming visitors to Covent Garden London.

London Transport Museum host one of the finest poster archives in the world with over 5,000 posters and 700 original poster artworks. The company managed to preserve copies of everything that was produced, from the first graphic poster for London Underground to the works of the best artists in the country. Today you can view thousands of these works at the London Transport Museum and if you are interested in any particular period, the collection will offer anything from Underground Posters and the First World War to the Platform for Art, a high caliber contemporary art projects for the unique context of London Underground.

London Transport Museum will also give an insight into London's public transport history from the 1860s to the present day with the collection of over 16,000 photographs. Probably the most fascinating collection of the London Transport Museum is its vehicle exhibition. The London Transport Museum boasts over 80 road and rail vehicles and the collection reflects well on the public transport system over the last two centuries. It's a good collection to see and follow the development of the rail industry in the country. This Transport Museum in London will not disappoint those who are interested in history, transport, technology and want to learn more about Britain!

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Visiting the London Transport Museum:

Address: Lambeth Road, Southwark, London, SE1 6HZ

Telephone: 020 7416 5320

Opening times: Saturday to Thursday 10.00 to 18.00 (last admission 17.15)
Friday 11.00 to 21.00 (last admission 20.15)
Admission: Adults £10; Senior citizens £8; students £6.00, London Freedom Pass holders free

Age Restrictions: Children under 16 free, children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Nearest Underground Stations:
Covent Garden Tube (3 minutes)
Leicester Square Tube (7 minutes)

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Learn about London's public transport history at the London Transport Museum in Convent Garen!