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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!


From March 2014 to June 2015 we are undergoing an £9m project to transform the museum.  The museum is open throughout the majority of this period, although a number of galleries are currently closed as part of this work.  Please click here to find out more


Museum 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
(Charges apply for the NEW 4D Land Speed Record Simulator Ride)


From March 2014 to June 2015 we are undergoing a £9m project to transform the museum. A number of galleries are currently closed as part of this work.  Please click here to find out more.

Esquires Coffee House will be closed for refurbishment from 1st to 8th June inclusive. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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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

We need classic car owners to help us make history

As part of our relaunch celebrations, on Sunday 14th June we want to break two world records, and we need your help... 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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