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Mick Ives's bike joins Coventry Champions Gallery

21/03/2017

World Cycling Champion Mick Ives’s Fuji Cyclo Cross Bike is now on display in the Coventry Champions Gallery.  The bike is the one Mick used to win the 2004 and 2005 U.C.I. World Masters Cyclo Cross Championships, at Zilvermeer, Belgium, a championship he has won six times, along with one W.A.O.D. World Masters Road Race... Read more

Jaguar statue leaps into Coventry Transport Museum

06/03/2017

There's a new addition in the Jaguar Gallery at Coventry Transport Museum, a large silver 'leaper' Jaguar.   This is one of the iconic Jaguar leapers that adorned the Browns Lane site in Coventry, home of Jaguar for 65 years and now a Jaguar Land Rover site.  This particular leaper guarded the Education... Read more

Vehicles of a Possible Future

28/02/2017

Last November, thirteen Year 13 engineering students from local schools visited the museum to take inspiration from the collections on display and to create designs for their own ‘vehicles of a possible future’. This was an opportunity to explore creative approaches to problem solving and work with a professional artist, Jasleen Kaur.... Read more

A Second Lease of Life...

06/02/2017

The Factory floor was overflowing with creativity, workmanship and flair leading to the most surprising creations... The items below were created by former Jaguar employee Steve Yardley. Nicknamed the ‘wooden heart of Jaguar’ Steve’s obvious talent for woodwork made him famous on the factory floor. His flair for the creative... 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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