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Cartists launched in style


Last Friday saw the well received launch of the Cartists exhibition with a special edition of Herbert Lates which transformed the hidden car park at Coventry Transport Museum into a performance space. The after hours Lates event, which usually runs at the Herbert, included music, street food and arty activities!    The artworks... Read more

Lady Penny revisits transformed sites at the Old Grammar School and Coventry Transport Museum


Last week, Lady Penny Cobham visited Coventry Transport Museum and The Old Grammar School for a tour of the refurbished buildings. Lady Penny previously visited the two sites back in early 2015 when the refurbishment process was well underway and much of the buildings covered in dustsheets, with hard hats most definitely a requirement.... Read more

A Super-successful Saturday!


Last Saturday was the fantastic 999 Family Day with lots of people on Millennium Place enjoying the sounds of the brass band and the sights of the emergency vehicles old and new. Visitors also came into the museum to see the Fire Engine inside and take a break from the hot weather in the cafe and galleries.    All the... Read more

Culture Coventry CEO to stand down

Press release from Culture Coventry Culture Coventry CEO to stand down CEO of Culture... Read more

Volunteers Week: Rachel's Story

Did you that the Coventry Archive and Research Centre, located in the Herbert Art Gallery &... Read more

GT Motorsport star races into Coventry to boost STEAM in the City

One of the leading stars of GT Motorsport will be visiting Coventry Transport Museum on May 10 as... Read more

A Model from Memory

In our collection, we have a very special item - a model made from memory. In the year 2000... Read more

Jump on board the historical Sky Blues Bus!

This May sees the 30th anniversary of Coventry City FC winning the FA Cup and to mark this occasion... Read more

An amazing April Cars & Coffee

For the April 2017 Cars & Coffee at Coventry Transport Museum, we welcomed 83 classic cars and... Read more

Don't miss out on the latest from the Coventry Transport Museum


Bring the curriculum to life!

Coventry Transport Museum's interactive exhibitions make the perfect venue for school visits in Coventry.

We offer a wide range of sessions for school groups, all 'Learning Outside The Classroom' quality assured. 


Join and Support

Join us in celebrating a unique transport heritage. There are lots of ways for you to get involved, from supporting us with a financial donation to volunteering your time. 


Home of the fastest car on Earth!

Coventry Transport Museum is home to Thrust SSC and Thrust 2, the world's two fastest cars.

When you visit the Museum, not only can you marvel at these spectacular feats of British engineering, you can experience travelling through the sound barrier on our all new 4D Land Speed Record Simulator!