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West End star backs Coventry Transport Museum and care home project

16/12/2016

West End star Dave Willetts is supporting a joint project between The Willows care home and Culture Coventry, the trust that manages Coventry Transport Museum.  The care home in central Coventry realises that it is not possible to bring all their residents to the museum, so they have been working with Stacey Bains of Culture Coventry to bring... Read more

Rare motorbike restored to former glory

14/12/2016

The team at Coventry Transport Museum came to the rescue of a restoration project of a Hazlewood motorcycle, of which there are only 7 known surviving examples. The bike had not been taxed since 1935 and had been left in a barn for 80 years. The restorer, Jonathan Anstiss (pictured here with Chief Executive of Culture Coventry, Gary Hall, and... Read more

Coventry Transport Museum is now affiliated with the NAMCBC

08/12/2016

Coventry Transport Museum is delighted to announce it is now affiliated with the NAMCBC (National Association of Motor Car and Bike Clubs in the UK). NAMCBC is the national association for vehicle clubs with a straightforward aim: to give members help, advice, offers and discounts and to introduce members to other clubs to promote the... Read more

Clocking On book launched

07/12/2016

Clocking On A Collection of Memories Clocking On is a collection of memories of the lives of people involved in the motor manufacturing industries. Archive images and oral history from Culture Coventry’s extensive collection have been brought together to produce a unique reminiscence book that can be enjoyed by everyone, but... 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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