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The Transport Museum of London was established in 1980, but the main museum building in Covent Garden dates back to 1871 when this stately Victorian structure was a flower market. The museum's collections span the 19th and 20th centuries and include marketing materials, furniture, and art as well as equipment and large vehicles. The museum houses a large library with unique collections dedicated to transportation history, design and architecture, business, and legislation materials. One can conduct research in books, journals, and magazines available to the public or schedule an appointment to view the special private collections.

  • Browse the Transport Museum's many fascinating and diverse exhibits that explore the history and technology of the city's transportation networks as well as posters, maps, and illustrations inspired by them.
  • Play and learn with interactive exhibits for kids like the miniature London display, tot-sized trains, buses, tubes, and taxis, and the special Interchange gallery for children aged seven to eleven.
  • Enjoy special exhibitions and events at the Depot, a satellite storage and display space where one can see more than 370,000 antique and vintage pieces, including London transport uniforms, posters, engineering schematics, locomotives, trams, tube trains, and trolleybuses.

The Covent Garden tube and the Charing Cross rail stations are within walking distance of the main entrance to the London Transport Museum. The Piccadilly Line is the prominent tube route for this neighbourhood and Acton, where the Transport Museum’s Depot annex is located. Piccadilly Line also happens to be one of the least expensive routes to Heathrow International Airport. Heathrow Airport is seventeen kilometres from the museum via the M4 and A4 motorways, but with so many convenient public transport options like the underground, buses, and trams, there is really no need for a car.

Hotels near Transport Museum

749 hotels near Transport Museum

1 Strand Palace Hotel London

4 stars
4.5 / 5 168 reviews

372, Strand Map

Surrounded by London's well known places such as Courtauld Gallery, Covent Garden and National Portrait Gallery, Strand Palace Hotel London offers modern services and quality accommodation that are... More

2 Club Quarters Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.6 / 5 34 reviews

8 Northumberland Avenue Map

Located adjacent to Trafalgar Square and various top-rated local attractions, Club Quarters Trafalgar Square invites travellers to a stylish yet affordable Victorian-style retreat in this England... More

3 Club Quarters Lincolns Inn Fi

4 stars
4.3 / 5 6 reviews

61 Lincolns Inn Fields Map

Offering plush accommodations without a hefty price tag, Club Quarters Lincoln Inn Fields makes for a suitable retreat for corporate travellers and holidaymakers in the vibrant and heritage-rich... More

4 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - West End

4 stars
4.4 / 5 9 reviews

92 Southampton Row Map

Situated less than two kilometres away from Leicester Square, Russell Square and Covent Gardens, Doubletree By Hilton London West End is an ideal accommodation for business and leisure travellers... More

5 Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley

4 stars
4.5 / 5 13 reviews

Bloomsbury Way Map

Kingsley By Thistle offers an ideal blend of luxurious accommodation and contemporary comforts for a relaxed stay. Visitors can enjoy a range of musical and theatre performances at the Royal Opera... More

6 Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar

4 stars
3.6 / 5 14 reviews

Whitcomb Street Map

Thistle The Royal Trafalgar London Hotel offers a central location that is suitable for visitors on a leisurely vacation or a corporate trip. Art lovers can admire the finest collections of... More

7 The Grand at Trafalgar Square

4 stars
4.4 / 5 13 reviews

8 Northumberland Ave Map

Housed in the historic Northumberland House, The Grand at Trafalgar Square welcomes discerning travellers with elegant surroundings and chic accommodations in the heart of London. This posh hotel... More

8 Staunton Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 10 reviews

13-15, Gower Street Map

Staunton Hotel London with its Georgian architecture welcomes travellers to plan their vacation stay and enjoy modern lodging offered to them. Guests can visit the British Museum at Great Russell... More

9 Club Quarters St. Pauls

4 stars
4.6 / 5 40 reviews

24 Ludgate Hill Map

Designed primarily for business travellers, Club Quarters St Pauls are full service and located in the best locations for business or pleasure. Tourists can pay a visit to the Clock Museum, which... More

10 Radisson Blu Edwardian, Kenilworth

4 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

97 Great Russell Street Map

Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel London provides quality lodging in the tourist district of the city. Art lovers can visit the Courtauld Gallery and admire a fine collection of French... More