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Coventry Transport Museum holds a wide range of events and activities throughout the year, so there's always something new to see and do.

Summer Holidays at Coventry Transport Museum

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Join us for six weeks packed full of terrific transport inspired family activities!
All events are drop in and suitable for age 4+.

Don't forget, there are family activities every day in all of the Coventry Museums. Click on the links to see what's going on at the Herbert, the Priory Visitor Centre or Lunt Roman Fort this summer.

TRAVEL THE ROADS

Tuesday 22 – Sunday 27 July
Transport Scavenger Hunt Activity Trail £1.50
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm

Tuesday 22 July
Storytelling: Transport Tales FREE
11.00am & 2.00pm
Storytelling for young children, based around our transport theme of the week.

Wednesday 23 July
Construction Site Collages £1 
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Create a construction scene complete with ‘rubble’.

Thursday 24 July
Ceramic Car Moneyboxes £3
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Decorate a car-shaped ceramic novelty coin bank.

Friday 25 July
Bicycle Name Plates £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a personalised name plate to attach to your bike!

 

TRAVEL THE SKIES

Monday 28 July – Sunday 3 August
Transport Scavenger Hunt Activity Trail £1.50
10.00am – 4.00pm

Monday 28 July
Hot Air Balloon Sun-Catchers £1 
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Get up, up and away with a hot air balloon to hang in your window!

Tuesday 29 July
Storytelling: Transport Tales FREE 
11.00am & 2.00pm
Storytelling for young children, based around our transport theme of the week.

Wednesday 30 July
Foam Aeroplanes £1 
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Design an aeroplane glider with these simple foam kits.

Thursday 31 July
Travel the Skies Mobiles £1 
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a hanging mobile featuring things that fly!

Friday 1 August
Helicopter Photo Frames £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a fun helicopter photo frame with moving blades.


TRAVEL THE TRACKS 

Monday 4 – Sunday 10 August
Transport Scavenger Hunt Activity Trail £1.50
10.00am – 4.00pm

Monday 4 August
Racing Car Sun-Catchers £2
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Colour a stained glass effect car decoration with glass pens.

Tuesday 5 August
Storytelling: Transport Tales FREE
11.00am & 2.00pm
Storytelling for young children, based around our transport theme of the week.

Wednesday 6 August
Matchbox Train £1.50
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a miniature train out of matchboxes!

Thursday 7 August
Name Train £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Create a train to spell out your name.

Friday 8 August
Wooden Pencil Holder Train £2
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Transform a wooden pencil holder into a locomotive!


TRAVEL THE STARS

Monday 11 – Sunday 17 August
Transport Scavenger Hunt Activity Trail £1.50
10.00am – 4.00pm

Monday 11 August
Model Rockets £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Get ready to blast off with a miniature rocket!

Tuesday 12 August
Storytelling: Transport Tales FREE
11.00am & 2.00pm
Storytelling for young children, based around our transport theme of the week.

Wednesday 13 August
Astronaut Masks £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a fun astronaut mask and get ready for launch!

Thursday 14 August
Glow-in-the-Dark Outer Space Portholes £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Create a glow-in-the-dark collage.

Friday 15 August
Rocket Bookmarks £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a rocket bookmark so you don’t lose your place!


TRAVEL THE SEAS 

Monday 18 – Sunday 24 August
Transport Scavenger Hunt Activity Trail £1.50
10.00am – 4.00pm

Monday 18 August
Travel the Seas Mobile £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Create a simple mobile to show what’s above and under the sea!

Tuesday 19 August
Storytelling: Transport Tales FREE
11.00am & 2.00pm
Storytelling for young children, based around our transport theme of the week.

Wednesday 20 August
Pirate Hats & Eye Patches £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
The perfect hat and eye patch for mini pirates!

Thursday 21 August
Model Boats £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a little boat with a pretty sail.

Friday 22 August
Captain’s Telescope £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make a fun captain’s telescope!


TRAVEL THE LAND

Transport Scavenger Hunt Activity Trail £1.50
Monday 25 – Sunday 31 August, 10.00am – 4.00pm

Monday 25 August
Campervan Photo Frames £1 
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Put yourself in the driver’s seat as you head off on an adventure.

Tuesday 26 August
Storytelling: Transport Tales FREE
11.00am & 2.00pm
Storytelling for young children, based around our transport theme of the week.

Wednesday 27 August
Safari Collages £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Create a colourful collage scene of things you could see on a safari.

Thursday 28 August
Moving Tractors £1
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
make and colour in a tractor with moving wheels!

Friday 29 August
Safari Animal Masks £2
10.30am – 12.30pm & 1.30 – 3.30pm
Make an animal mask fit for little monkeys and troublesome tigers!

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