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A 'buzzing' new acquisition


We have just had a very special delivery in the form of the Coventry Bees mascot car from 1933, which was driven by Dare Devil Ken Malin at every Coventry Speedway home fixture. Ken was only 2 yrs old when he first drove the car round the Brandon circuit, that was on the 7th August 1933, and from that night on, he was the Brandon Mascot. In 1936,... Read more

We need your memories of the Old Grammar School


Designers working on the refurbishment of Coventry’s Grade I listed ‘Old Grammar School’ are today appealing for Coventrians to share their memories of the building, with a view to preserving their stories as part of the redevelopment work. When the Old Grammar School re-opens to the public in 2015, following a refurbishment... Read more

Daimler Double-Decker '366' Restoration Update


In February 2013, we handed over a 1940s Coventry Transport Daimler double-decker to local bus enthusiast Roger Burdett, on a restoration loan. We'll be posting regular updates over on our blog, letting you know what Roger has been up to and how the project is coming along. To read the first update, including photos of the bus, visit the... Read more

Coventry Transport Museum secures investment from the Garfield Weston Foundation


It was announced today that Coventry Transport Museum has secured a grant of £224,000 from the Garfield Weston Foundation, which will be used to equip a new learning space within the museum.   This grant is in addition to the £4.6m already secured from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to transform a number of galleries 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!