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Lady Penny revisits transformed sites at the Old Grammar School and Coventry Transport Museum

11/07/2017

Last week, Lady Penny Cobham visited Coventry Transport Museum and The Old Grammar School for a tour of the refurbished buildings. Lady Penny previously visited the two sites back in early 2015 when the refurbishment process was well underway and much of the buildings covered in dustsheets, with hard hats most definitely a requirement.... Read more

A Super-successful Saturday!

22/06/2017

Last Saturday was the fantastic 999 Family Day with lots of people on Millennium Place enjoying the sounds of the brass band and the sights of the emergency vehicles old and new. Visitors also came into the museum to see the Fire Engine inside and take a break from the hot weather in the cafe and galleries.    All the... Read more

Culture Coventry CEO to stand down

05/06/2017

Press release from Culture Coventry Culture Coventry CEO to stand down CEO of Culture Coventry charitable trust is to step down after 10 years leading some of the city’s major tourist attractions.   Gary Hall has served as Chief Executive Officer of the Coventry Transport Museum and more recently of Culture Coventry –... Read more

Volunteers Week: Rachel's Story

05/06/2017

Did you that the Coventry Archive and Research Centre, located in the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, houses the Rootes Archives - a transport collection of national importance?  Read volunteer Rachel's story to discover more about this exciting project...   "Hi! My name is Rachel Owen and I’ve been volunteering... 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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