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Coventry Blitz Commemoration Weekend

15/11/2010

Over the weekend of 13th and 14th November, the City of Coventry and indeed Coventry Transport Museum remembered the events of the Coventry Blitz of November 14th 1940. On Saturday 13th November 2010 - 70 years on from the Blitz, we had our busiest Saturday day for two years with nearly 5,000 visitors enjoying all of the amazing historical and... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - 1937 Dennis Fire Engine

12/11/2010

As we commemorate 70 years since the Coventry Blitz this weekend, Object of the Fortnight this week simply had to be an item related to World War II, and we thought long and hard about which item we should choose. Eventually we decided upon the 1937 Dennis Fire Engine which sits in the Factory scene in the Landmarques Gallery. This vehicle... Read more

Record Visitor Numbers this Autumn

01/11/2010

We're thrilled to announce that we are enjoying our busiest Autumn in years, with visitor figures for September and October at their highest for 5 years! For the two months together nearly 68,000 people have experienced the delights of the Museum’s galleries and the stunning vehicle collection. So if you're one of those 68,000 people,... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - Mick Ives Bicycle

28/10/2010

This 18-speed aluminium framed Fuji bicycle lives in the Cyclopedia gallery on the first floor of the Museum. It’s a lovely example of a cyclo-cross bike, having Ergo levers (meaning that the rider can change gear using the brake lever), carbon fibre forks and ‘egg beater’ type pedals which help the rider to clip into them... 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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