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Freedom of the City of Coventry for HMS Diamond

16/10/2014

Wednesday 15th October was a double red letter day for us here at CTM. Not only was it the 17th Anniversary of Thrust SSC's World Land Speed Record run at the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, USA, achieving a record breaking 763mph over the hallowed Measured Mile. It was also the day we welcomed some of the crew of the Royal Navy's HMS... Read more

Last chance to ride the Thrust Simulator

03/10/2014

There are just two weeks left for you to ride the current World Land Speed Record Simulator and see the Thrust vehicles! The Spirit of Speed gallery will be closed from Monday 20th October 2014 onwards, as we work to bring you a BRAND NEW 'Biffa Award Land Speed Record Gallery' including state of the art 4D Simulator Ride - which will... Read more

Happy Birthday "Classy Lady"!

30/09/2014

Monday 29th September was a red letter day for Dr. Cynthia Powell from Monmouth in South Wales. It was the 50th birthday of her beloved Singer Gazelle motorcar, which she affectionately calls Classy Lady. Cynthia had owned the car since 1964, when it rolled off the production line in Coventry 50 years ago, and in 2003 Cynthia gave Classy Lady to... Read more

Pupils present miniature pavilions for Millennium Place at Coventry Transport Museum

30/07/2014

Earlier this month, Year 9 pupils from Blue Coat C of E School presented designs for ‘Coventry Pavilions’ as the culmination of an architecture project at Coventry Transport Museum. The exciting new project has been developed through the Museums and Schools programme, funded by the Department for Education, through Arts Council... Read more

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Schools

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. 

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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. 

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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!

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