London Pass BlogBack to Blog
To see in London: The London Transport Museum
Published: Friday 16th of October 2009
A new exhibition, titled Suburbia, opened at the London Transport Museum this week, exploring how public transport helped to create the myths and identity of suburbia and how it has featured in the cultural fabric of London and Britain over the last 100 years.
The exhibition looks at how transport has shaped the suburbs and uses a series of unique displays to celebrate suburban lifestyle, architecture, design and popular culture.
Previously unseen posters, photographs, early publicity material, signs and maps will give a historic context, supported by film and interviews with suburbanites past and present.
Suburbia displays complement the museum's permanent gallery which tells the story of the early 20th century Suburban Dream.
The London Transport museum is located at the corner of Covent Garden Piazza and is close to the Covent Garden, Charing Cross and Leicester Square tube stops.
Covent Garden is just a 20 minute walk, or eight minute tube journey, from London shopping on Oxford Street.
Posted by Georgina Black.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Friday 26th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get the ball rolling with an Arsenal Stadium Tour
Thursday 25th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Say hallo to All Hallows Church in London
Wednesday 24th of April 2013 Things to do in London: War Child draws to a close at the British Music Museum
Tuesday 23rd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Add a touch of royalty to your trip at the Queen's Gallery
London attractions: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Monday 22nd of April 2013 Things to do in London: Discover the other side of household favourites at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Sunday 21st of April 2013 London attractions: Francis Goodman featured at the National Portrait Gallery
Wednesday 17th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Get your hands on the FA Cup with a Wembley Stadium Tour
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Explore the seven seas with London Maritime Museum
London attractions: The National Theatre is one of the most important cultural landmarks in the British entertainment sector
Tuesday 16th of April 2013 If you are looking for things to do in London, why not consider a trip down to the National Theatre? If...
Monday 15th of April 2013 London attractions: Meet the newborns at London Zoo
Sunday 14th of April 2013 Things to do in London: Take a step back through history at the Jewish Museum