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St. George's Day Parade with Coventry's Lord Mayor

23/04/2012

On St. George's Day, 23rd April, we hosted two special visits by Civic Dignitaries from Kenilworth and Coventry. During the morning the Mayor of Kenilworth - Cllr. David Shilton was welcomed by Gary Hall, the Chief Executive of the Museum for a personal tour of our Royalty on the Road exhibition and the rest of the Museum. At 2pm, we... Read more

Tickets on sale for Cycling Festival talks

16/04/2012

Tickets have just gone on sale for three special evening talks in June, all of which are part of Coventry Cycling Festival 2012: Thu 14th June We are delighted to be joined by cycle historian Roger Lovell, who in addition to being the founder of Cyclemagic, is the UK's only professional penny farthing rider! Tue 19 June Mike Burrows,... Read more

Camper Van Tent Competition - We have a Winner!

16/04/2012

During our Wheels & Waves exhibition, we had a Free Draw running to win a VW Camper Van Tent - courtesy of     www.themonsterfactory.com . We had over 5,000 entries and the winner was 17 year old Frances Ireland from Nuneaton who came to the Museum on Saturday 14th April with her mum - Julia to collect the... Read more

Smart phone App for Coventry now available

10/04/2012

With the London 2012 Olympics just over 100 days away, there is a brand new Smart phone App' for Coventry & Warwickshire available to download for free. It's been developed by Coventry City Council and web designer Gemma McLean and is available for the following phones: iOS, Blackberry, Android, Symbian and HP WebOS. The App' is full of... Read more

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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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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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