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Author Looking for Former Car Workers

18/03/2011

We have been contacted by Michael Stenning, a photographer and writer who is undertaking research for a book about former workers from the Coventry motor industry.  Michael's book is provisionally titled On The Scrapheap?  Whatever Became Of The Coventry Car Workers - and he is looking to give an account of the experiences of real... Read more

We have a new Pop Bang Colour Ferrari Scaglietti

10/03/2011

We have a new addition to our Pop Bang Colour picture collection in our Motor Sport Gallery. Ian Cook - the Pop Bang Colour artist has very kindly loaned the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti picture and it's now hanging alongside other Pop Bang Colour creations. To give you an idea of what a Ferrari 612 Scaglietti looks like....here's one we made... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - Indenture

04/03/2011

Indenture (Certificate) of Apprenticeship This indenture is particularly special as it is one of the earliest that we hold in the collection and is related to an important company in the history of Coventry’s motor industry – The Daimler Motor Company Ltd. The indenture is dated 27th September 1898 and is for an apprentice named... Read more

The World's Most Travelled Motorcycle

02/03/2011

Peter and Kay Forwood started on a ‘round the world’ trip 14 years ago. This amazing adventure began in Australia on the 3rd of February 1996. In October 2008, this Harley-Davidson motorcycle, carrying all the luggage, became the first and only vehicle to have been ridden in every internationally recognised country of the world.... 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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