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We've got the Green Light for HLF Funding

04/04/2012

It was announced today that Coventry Transport has received initial support for a £4.9m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).  Project plans include a major redevelopment of the Museum’s exhibition spaces and the conservation and revitalisation of the City’s Old Grammar School to bring it back into public use. The... Read more

We're up for an 'Oscar'!

26/03/2012

The ‘Oscars’ of the museums world, The Museums & Heritage Awards for Excellence, have announced their shortlist for 2012, and Coventry Transport Museum has been named as a finalist for the ‘Classic Award’, which recognises museums that have been established for 10 years or more, and that exemplify continued growth,... Read more

We're showing Coventry off to the World this week!

12/03/2012

Following the announcement that Coventry has been awarded the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Coach Friendly City Award, Coventry Transport Museum has joined up with two other prestigious Coventry attractions to promote the city to the group travel trade. Along with Coventry Cathedral and the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, we will be... Read more

1960 Hillman Minx Rescue

12/03/2012

On a sunny Sunday at the end of February 2012, Coventry Transport Museum staff Andrew Thomas and Christiaan van Schaardenburgh went to collect this 1960 Hillman Minx from a house in Coventry. Read the full story and see more photos of the Minx on our blog.   Read more

Don't miss out on the latest from the Coventry Transport Museum

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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