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American Society of Mechanical Engineers name ThrustSSC as an historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark

20/03/2014

The legendary ThrustSSC the first car to break the sound barrier, and which lives permanently at Coventry Transport Museum, has been recognised by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for historic significance. ASME named ThrustSSC a Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark at a dedication ceremony held on Saturday 15th March here... Read more

War Effort - Battlefield Tour Holiday Winner

06/03/2014

During our last Temporary Exhibition - War Effort, which told the story of Shadow Factories and the workers during the Second World War, we ran our free to enter Prize Draw to win a Battlefield Tour minibreak holiday to the Normandy Beaches of WW2 in Northern France, courtesy of Leger Holidays. We had a fantastic response with over 2,000... Read more

Museums and Schools programme a huge success in Coventry

05/03/2014

Education staff at Culture Coventry, the trust which runs four of Coventry’s museums and heritage sites, including Coventry Transport Museum, are celebrating this week, as they reached the milestone of their 10,000th school pupil visit to Coventry museums in less than a year, as part of an innovative new scheme that encourages local schools... Read more

Our Redevelopment - Get Involved!

28/02/2014

From March 2014 to Spring 2015, Coventry Transport Museum is undergoing a major redevelopment, which will see nearly all of the museum completely transformed, enabling us to tell the story of Coventry's proud transport heritage in a bold and innovative new way.  Alongside this work, we are also bringing our neighbouring 12th Century... 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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