Mind the Map: Inspiring art, design and cartography

  • London Transport Museum |
  • 18 May – 28 October 2012

A quirky new exhibition charting the history of London's transport maps, Mind the Map explores themes of journey, identity and publicity in the Capital.

Historic material from the Transport Museum's impressive archive of geographical, diagrammatic and decorative maps will be on display, along with new works of art by contemporary artists, to showcase the impact Harry Beck's iconic 1930s Tube map had on not only metro networks across the world but contemporary cartography, art and design.A quirky new exhibition charting the history of London's transport maps, Mind the Map explores themes of journey, identity and publicity in the Capital. Historic material from the Transport Museum's impressive archive of geographical, diagrammatic and decorative maps will be on display, along with new works of art by contemporary artists, to showcase the impact Harry Beck's iconic 1930s Tube map had on not only metro networks across the world but contemporary cartography, art and design.


Venue & entry details

London Transport Museum Covent Garden Piazza London WC2E 7BB

Entry details

Adults £13.50
Concessions £10

Monday-Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00-18:00 (last admission 17:15)
Friday 11:00-18:00 (last admission 17:15)