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Object of the Fortnight - Stylist Renderings

14/09/2012

These beautiful pieces of artwork are known as ‘stylist’s renderings’ and were recently  kindly donated to the museum by a former member of the Whitley Styling Studio. They were created by stylists, and represent one of the earliest stages in car design. After these renderings were produced, model makers and engineers... Read more

Win Tickets to Top Gear Live!

13/09/2012

Coventry Transport Museum is planning a £6m project which will deliver a greatly improved experience of visiting Coventry, activities to enable more people to enjoy and learn about the history of road transport and the wider history of Coventry, as well as the key role Coventry played in the car industry and continues to play in the... Read more

Coventry Godcakes back on the menu!

03/08/2012

Coventry’s traditional pastry, the ‘Coventry Godcake’, which dates back several centuries, is to go back on the menu in the city, having not been regularly available for many years.  Whilst Melton Mowbray is famous for its pork pies, and tourists flock to Cornwall in search of pasties and clotted cream, local Blue Badge... Read more

Much Wenlock Civic Delegation pays a visit

02/08/2012

With the Olympics in full swing, the Museum hosted a Civic Dignitary visit from the home of the modern Olympics...Much Wenlock in Shropshire. In the 1870's a Dr. William Penny-Brookes started his own version of the now modern Olympics based on the games of ancient Greece, and after a visit to Much Wenlock by the President of the... Read more

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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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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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