London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum

Charity information

London Transport Museum

The Museum preserves our shared transport heritage and interprets the vital role transport has played in the life of our city. We also deliver learning opportunities, skills development and engaging programming for schools and communities throughout London both within and outside the Museum.

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    Our aim is to conserve the capital’s transport heritage and to advance and explain the role of transport in the life and work of London, past, present and future through the operation of our transport museum and through our public education programmes.

    Our comprehensive collections include vehicles, posters, signs, uniforms, photographs, films, maps and engineering drawings. We operate two sites at Covent Garden and Acton, offer online access to information and collections and deliver safety and citizenship programmes to almost every year 6 pupil in Greater London.

    It is our intention to be the world’s leading museum of urban transport.

  • Aims

    London Transport Museum aims to:

    • Preserve our shared transport heritage and interpret the vital role transport has played in the life and development of London
    • Deliver education programmes for schools and young people which focus on safety, employability and careers in science, transport and engineering
    • Work with communities throughout London on creative and educational projects both within and outside the Museum
    • Raise awareness of future transport issues and opportunities to promote a sustainable London
  • Overview

    Established: February 2008

    Registered Charity Number: 1123122

    Board members: 13

    Full time staff: 90

    Part time staff: 10

    Volunteers: 250

    Phone number: 0207 379 6344

    Address: Albany House (Floor 1), 55 Broadway, London SW1H 0BD

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