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Julia Bradbury gets on our bike!


Last week we were pleased to support the launch of the Camping and Caravanning Club's cycle-camp "Challenge", which they are using to celebrate the Year of the Bike and the Club's own cycling heritage. "The Challenge" will see a team from the Club taking on a six-day cycling challenge in May, wearing traditional... Read more

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

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 that helped shape Coventry into the city it is today.

There are lots of ways for you to get involved, from supporting us with a financial donation to volunteering your time. 

We are always looking for people to get involved!


Home of Earth's fastest car

Coventry Transport Museum is home to 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!