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The NCC Club Week Challenge 2014

27/05/2014

This week sees the National Cycle-Camping Challenge Week with members of the National Camping & Caravan Club, cycling and camping from Wantage in Oxfordshire and finishing in Scarborough, North Yorkshire on Sunday. We are delighted and proud to be involved in the Challenge Week, as you'll see from the website which features a Coventry... Read more

Pupils Design Vehicles of the Future

09/05/2014

A group of students from Foxford School have been working with Coventry Transport Museum since January 2014, to design public transport for the future. The design project was developed through a partnership between ourselves and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum along with the V&A in London, through the Museums and Schools Programme which... Read more

American Society of Mechanical Engineers name ThrustSSC as an historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark

20/03/2014

The legendary ThrustSSC the first car to break the sound barrier, and which lives permanently at Coventry Transport Museum, has been recognised by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for historic significance. ASME named ThrustSSC a Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark at a dedication ceremony held on Saturday 15th March here... Read more

War Effort - Battlefield Tour Holiday Winner

06/03/2014

During our last Temporary Exhibition - War Effort, which told the story of Shadow Factories and the workers during the Second World War, we ran our free to enter Prize Draw to win a Battlefield Tour minibreak holiday to the Normandy Beaches of WW2 in Northern France, courtesy of Leger Holidays. We had a fantastic response with over 2,000... 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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