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Coventry Museums Celebrate Record Half Term Visitors


Coventry’s city centre museums are today celebrating, after enjoying their busiest ever February half term holiday.  Over the nine days of the school break, a total of over 33,000 people visited Coventry Transport Museum, the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, and the Priory Visitor Centre; three of the museums that are now run by the... Read more

Coventry Museums and Schools Project


Coventry Transport Museum has been working on a joint initiative with the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and the V&A in London over the last 12 months to help more school pupils to visit the museums on a regular basis. Using funding from the Department for Education, through Arts Council England, local schools can engage with the museums... Read more

Rare 1920s photograph of Standard Motor Company


This wonderful image of the Standard Motor Company Works was brought in by one of our dedicated Friends, Jane Gammie, who has been assisting in the archives for the past few years. Jane noticed the image in an old family book, one for boys who had an interest in motoring. The Standard Motor Company began in 1903 at... Read more

Christmas Campers - What a Ho Ho Ho Time!


  Our Third Christmas Campers event was a huge success and a BIG thank you to everone who joined us for a fabulously festive afternoon on Sunday 24th November. We hosted 26 Campers and 20 Scooters on Millennium Place through the afternoon, and the entertainment this year was provided by the West Midlands Police Brass Band led by Barney... 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!