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Do You Love Us?

22/02/2011

If you have enjoyed a visit to the Museum recently, whether as a family, couple, on your own, as a school, a business or a car enthusiast, we hope that you had a fantastic time. If you did,  we would be very grateful if you would take a moment to vote for the Museum in the Museums & Heritage Readers' Award - you can do so... Read more

Number Nutters Answers

22/02/2011

If you have taken part in the Number Nutters quiz trail at the Museum this half term and would like to check your answers, we've added them below - no cheating if you haven't already completed the quiz though! Page One Daimler - 1897 Top Speed - 20mph Answer to sum - 315 Blacksmith's animal - 4 Standard factory clocks - 2 Total... Read more

COMPETITION - Paint or Print?

18/02/2011

It's competition time!  To celebrate Ian Cook/Popbang Colour coming to the Museum on Sunday 27 February to create a new painting of a Jaguar E-Type, we are giving you the chance to win either a framed print of his brilliant Audi R8 painting, or the opportunity to spend 15 minutes helping him with the Jaguar E-Type painting on the 27th,... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - 1947 Daimler

18/02/2011

This superb vehicle was delivered to King George VI on 5th May 1947 and was the No 1 State Car until 1949. During this period it covered well over 30,000 miles and featured in many great State occasions carrying not only members of the Royal Family but distinguished guests as well. The car features a folding Landaulette at the rear and a Perspex... 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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