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£200,000 to boost Coventry’s tourist economy

12/01/2017

Arts Council England is investing £200,000 to put arts and culture at the heart of new plans to attract more tourists to Coventry Culture Coventry, the charitable trust that manages the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Transport Museum and the Lunt Roman Fort, will lead a consortium of local arts and cultural venues teaming up... Read more

Coventry Transport Museum is top of the Top 10 things to do in Coventry

09/01/2017

The Transport Museum is placed at #1 of Things to Do in Coventry according to the latest ratings and reviews from TripAdvisor. Reviewers were impressed with the range and number of vehicles in the collection, as well as praising friendly staff, the guide book and the Thrust simulator experience: "Don't miss this treasure of a museum... Read more

Coventry car company descendants meet at the Transport Museum

04/01/2017

In late 2016 the Transport Museum saw a very special family gathering as the four direct descendants of the Calcott Motor Car Company family met for the very first time. The Calcott company started out manufacturing bicycles in Coventry in 1886 and progressed to include motorcycle manufacturing in 1904. In 1913 the company switched to... Read more

West End star backs Coventry Transport Museum and care home project

16/12/2016

West End star Dave Willetts is supporting a joint project between The Willows care home and Culture Coventry, the trust that manages Coventry Transport Museum.  The care home in central Coventry realises that it is not possible to bring all their residents to the museum, so they have been working with Stacey Bains of Culture Coventry to bring... Read more

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

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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