Visit to the Archive Depot for the London Transport Museum [TG3v/LTdepot]
The London Transport Museum Depot in Acton is a working museum store housing over 320,000 objects.
These include: rare road & rail vehicles spanning over 100 years, bus and rail sheds, signs, ceramic tiles, uniforms, models, equipment of all kinds, original posters, ephemera, ticket machines and tickets.
The ephemera collection is made up of principally paper items that were not designed to last. The collections include leaflets containing information about events or services, produced by Transport for London, London Transport and predecessor companies. Also guides, illustrations, menus, rule books and press cuttings. Other paper items such as maps, timetables and tickets are held in separate collections.
The visit will particularly focus on paper collections and will be led by Curator, Debbie Barnes.
118-120 Gunnersbury Lane,
The building is fully accessible, having a lift to first floor areas.
Bookings for visits are open to members of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries only.
Places are strictly limited.
To reserve a space please use our online booking form.
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. NEW BOOKINGS WILL BE ADDED TO THE WAITING LIST.
If subsequent to booking a place on a cpd25 visit you find that you are unable to attend, we ask that you let us know this as soon as possible.
Cancellations received less than three working days before the event will be charged a £15 cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, £25 will be charged.