London Transport Museum Updated: 5 months ago

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London Transport Museum has a wide array of public transport displays from the last 200 years. The museum is conveniently located in Covent Garden.

The museum is an exciting journey into the past of London’s public transport. The travel to the past starts already when getting on the lift. Transport modes from many different eras are shown when getting down to the museum area, starting with horse-drawn carriages to the building of the new underground lines. The museum also explains how using public transport has changed and how it has affected London. Tickets and posters from the past are also interesting things to see at the museum.

The museum, of course, has its souvenir shop, with products related to the items in the museum.

Getting there

The museum is in Covent Garden, and the easiest way to get there is via the Covent Garden underground station. The area is part of West End, so walking is also a good option if you're planning on visiting Piccadilly Circus or Leicester Square. The nearest train station is Charing Cross, about 10 minutes away.


London Transport Museum is in Covent Garden, and the surrounding area has many interesting destinations, like theatres. The London Film Museum is on the next street. Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and China Town are about 10 minutes away by foot.

Nearest Stations

Covent Garden - 2 min

Piccadilly London Underground Zone: 1

Leicester Square - 5 min

Piccadilly Northern London Underground Zone: 1

Embankment - 8 min

District Bakerloo Northern Circle London Underground Zone: 1

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