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Welcome to Coventry Transport Museum

Coventry is the birthplace of the British cycle and motor industry. Enjoy a FREE day out in the Midlands, and discover the fascinating story behind the development of road transport from the earliest cycles to the fastest cars on earth.

With thrills, nostalgia and inspiration, join us on a surprising and emotional journey through 150 years of innovation and find out about the people who made it happen. Admission is FREE!

Opening Hours
10am to 5pm daily (last admission 4.30pm)
Open every day of the year except 24 – 26 December and 1 January.
Admission FREE

Note: World Land Speed Record Simulator £1.50 per person (last ride at 4pm daily)


From March 2014 to Spring 2015 we are undergoing an £8.5m project to transform the museum.  Please click here to find out how your visit may be affected.

Please note that the Museum will be closed to the public from 3rd to 14th November 2014.

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Everything you need to know

about opening times, getting here and what to see. Read more

From March 2014 to Spring 2015, we're undergoing a major redevelopment

Find out more about this ambitious project and how your visit may be affected Read more

Sat 13 Sep & Sat 11 Oct 2014

Got a classic car or motorbike? Join us for one of our NEW Saturday Breakfast Clubs! Read more

Bring the curriculum to life!

We offer a range of sessions for Primary & Secondary Schools & Colleges, all 'Learning Outside The Classroom' quality assured. Read more

Read about our collection

This is where you can find out a little more about some of the vehicles in our fantastic collection, the major manufacturers, important industrial sites, and some of the key people connected to Coventry's world-renowned transport industry. Read more

A truly unique venue

Whatever your event we offer excellent, modern facilities and attentive personal service, while your guests enjoy privileged access to a world-class attraction and one of the finest collections in the world. Read more

Online Shop

The online store lists a broad range of items for sale. This list is constantly being updated, so don't forget to come back and visit us regularly. Read more

Support the Museum's work

And enjoy privileged access to one of the most exciting transport collections in the world Read more

Please take as many as you like!

As long as they are only for your own use, we're happy for you to take plenty of photographs during your visit. Read more

The Museum

The Museum’s current collection of vehicles is acknowledged as being one of the finest in the world, and the largest in public ownership. Read more

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