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Coventry Transport Museum holds a wide range of events and activities throughout the year, so there's always something new to see and do.

Second World War Family Day

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Join us for a full day of activities at both the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum and Coventry Transport museum for workshops and experiences that help support in commemorating the lives of those lost during the Second World War and the anniversary of the Coventry Blitz.

Activities are drop in and suitable for all unless otherwise stated
* Small charges may apply for specific workshops

Craft a Gas Mask
10.30am - 4.00pm
£1 per child
Everyone was issued with gas masks in case poison gas was dropped from aeroplanes during air raids. A war time essential, cut out and create your own wartime gas mask to wear.

At Home- Coventry at War
Regular times advertised on the day
Learn more about the role Coventry played in the effort to win the war through it's manufacturing industry. A short tour of the exhibitions discover the significance of Coventry to the war effort and the changes to the lives of the Coventry people. 

Wartime Objects 
Regular times advertised on the day
Join our curators to discover and handle real objects from the 1940’s that would have been used during the war. From incendury bombs, to gas masks to ration books, see the day to day objects that war time life involved. 

Blitz Family Trail 
10.00am - 4.00pm
£1.50 per trail
Explore our exhibitions as you search for clues to complete this fun activity trail. 
Receive a FREE Blitz badge when you purchase a trail.
Available on entering the Museum

Visit the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum website for their listings. 

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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. 


Join and Support

Join us in celebrating a unique transport heritage that helped shape Coventry into the city it is today.

There are lots of ways for you to get involved, from supporting us with a financial donation to volunteering your time. 

We are always looking for people to get involved!


Home of Earth's fastest car

Coventry Transport Museum is home to 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!