The London Transport Museum

The London Transport Museum store and explain the transport history of Britain’s capital city(London). The majority of the museum’s displays arose in the collection of London Transport, but since the creation of Transport for London in 2000. The remit of the museum has extended to cover all aspects of transportation in the city.

The museum runs from 2 sites within London. The main site in Covent Garden uses the name of its Main organization and another site the London Transportation Museum Store.

The museum’s main service can found in a Victorian iron and glass building. That had established part of the Covent Garden veggie, fruit, and flower market. The marketplace shifted out in 1971, and the property occupied by the London Transportation Museum in 1980. The collection had been situated at Syon Park since 1973 and before that had established part of the British Transport Museum at Clapham. The London Transport Museum Collection

The Museum Depot situated in Acton, western London and started out in Oct 1999. The depot supports the majority of the Museum’s selections which are not presented in the main museum in Covent Garden. It is the platform for the museum’s curators and conservators and used for the show off items too large to be Display in the main facility.

The first areas of the collection created at the start of the 20th millennium by the London General Omnibus Company(LGOC). When it started to protect buses being outdated from service. After the LGOC was taken over by the London Electric Railway(LER) the collection was extended to include rail vehicles. It ongoing to increase after the LER became part of the London Passenger Transport Board in the Thirties and as the company approved through various successor systems up to TfL, London’s current transport authority.

The museum shop offers a variety of reproduction posters, models, gifts, and souvenirs. Earnings from sales support the museum’s activities.

Getting here :

By Underground : Covent Garden,* Leicester Square, Holborn, Embankment, Charing Cross
Plan your journey with Transport for London

By Bus : Strand or Aldwych (RV1, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 139)
Get Bus Countdown information from Transport for London.

By Rail : Charing Cross and Waterloo Mainline Stations
Plan your journey with National Rail

By Boat : You can now save 20% with our new joint ticket for London Transport Museum and MBNA Thames Clippers.
Embankment Pier is the closest pier to the museum, a 10 minute walk away.
Plan your journey with Thames Clippers

By Bicycle : Get here using Santander Cycle Hire. Nearest Docking Stations are available behind the museum on Tavistock Street and a short walk from the Museum on Wellington Street.
There also a public cycle rack located a few minutes walk from the museum in Russell Street.

By Car : There a limited number of parking spaces available near the Museum. These spaces charged at £4.40 per hour, with a maximum stay of around 4 hours.
The ParkRight appfor mobile, developed for the City of Westminster, can provide you with real time parking space occupancy information. The London Transport Museum Tour

The London Transport Museum Opening Time :

Museum Galleries

Monday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10.00 – 18.00 (Last entry 17.15)
Friday 11.00 – 18.00 (Last entry 17.15)

Museum Shop

Sunday – Tuesday 10.00 – 18.30
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10.00 – 19.00
Friday 11.00 – 19.00

Upper Deck Cafe Bar

Sunday – Tuesday 10.00 – 18.30
Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday 10.00 – 19.00
Friday 11.00 – 19.00

The London Transport Museum Tickets :

Individual Tickets :- Adult Ticket £17.50, Concessions £15.00 (Tickets allow unlimited entry for 12 months)
Group Tickets :- Adults £13.00, Concessions £11.50 (One Day Only)

The London Transport Museum Contact :

Address: Covent Garden Piazza, London WC2E 7BB, United Kingdom
Phone No : +44 (0)20 7379 6344, +44 (0)20 7565 7310, +44 (0)20 7565 7299(24 hour info)
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