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Enjoying everything Coventry Transport Museum has to offer.

Visiting Coventry Transport Museum

An exhilarating Free Day Out in the Midlands

Coventry Transport Museum houses the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles in the world, and tells the fascinating story of Coventry and its people through the rise and fall of its biggest industry. Now fully reopen (as of 20th June 2015) after a £9.5m redevelopment programme, this huge museum offers a whole FREE day out of fun and discovery for visitors of all ages – all in an iconic city-centre building, and all completely free.

Transport yourself somewhere different

Get within touching distance of some of the most amazing vehicles ever invented. See the cars your parents and grandparents drove or explore what you might be driving in the future. Get caught up in the real-life stories of Coventry’s innovators and entrepreneurs. Coventry Transport Museum isn’t just for transport enthusiasts: it’s for storytellers and escapists; speed freaks and thrill seekers; history buffs and culture vultures. It offers a uniquely human perspective on the city’s motoring heritage, and is one of the Midlands’ best days out.

Electrifying exhibits

Now with new displays, interactive features and thousands of exciting exhibits, visitors can expect a truly world-class museum experience. Ever wondered what driving a supersonic car would feel like? Find out in the new 4D land speed record simulator. Want to know how you’d have looked during World War Two? Dress up and see. 

And if you think the cars are the stars, there’s a lot to get excited about. The collection includes the record-breaking Thrust2 and ThrustSSC; motorcycles that took their owners on incredible adventures; the oldest Coventry-built car; and many of the most innovative, memorable and luxurious road vehicles of the last 150 years.

 

A great free Coventry day out for all the family

Coventry Transport Museum is situated right in the heart of the city. With a gift shop and award-winning coffee shop – the only café that sells the city’s traditional delicacy, the Coventry Godcake – it makes a brilliant day out for visitors and locals alike. Best of all, it’s completely free!

Admission is FREE. 

 

 

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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.

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