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Visit Santa! Vintage Sleigh Ride

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Visit Santa! Vintage Sleigh Ride

Saturday 24 November – Sunday 23 December

Monday - Friday: 11.00am - 5.00pm (last ride 4.30pm)*

Weekends: 9.00am - 5.00pm (last ride 4.30pm)*

Please note - that during weekends and the last week of Christmas, visitors may be unable to queue for the ride once the queue length has exceeded a waiting capacity of 2.5 hours. We reserve the right to close the ride at any time during busy periods. It is likely that you will be unable to queue after 2pm

This Christmas make family memories to cherish! Join us for a magical ride on an enchanting vintage sleigh... Journey to Lapland on this magical moving ride, pulled by two trusty reindeer.  Meet Santa, tell him your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift. 

After 60 years at the Co-op department store, Santa’s Sleigh ride moved to Coventry Transport Museum and families can once again enjoy the magic and tradition of a visit to Santa on this extraordinary vintage ride. An experience like no other, the sleigh is uniquely nostalgic. They don't make them like this anymore!

Santa’s Top Tip #1 It gets very busy as it gets near to Christmas so avoid the queues by coming to see Santa as soon as you can.

Santa’s Top Tip #2 Remember we are open in term time which is an ideal quieter time to bring pre-schoolers to enjoy their visit.

Santa’s Top Tip #3 Share your visit to see Santa using #visitsanta2018



Children £6 / accompanying adult (up to three adults per child) £1.50. Entry fee includes a gift per child.
Adult £5 (Individuals or where groups of adults exceeds the three adults per child limit)

Please note:
This year there will be no timed tickets, simply purchase your tickets from the sleigh area and queue to ride.


Sen sessions: for people with a learning disability such as autism. During these sessions the space will be adapted with a low sensory offer. Please call 024 7623 7523 to book or for further enquiries (weekdays only). Available on the following dates and times:

Thursday 29 November (10.00am - 11.00am)

Thursday 6 December (10.00am - 11.00am)

Thursday 13th December (6.00pm - 7.00pm)

Thursday 20th December (6.00pm - 7.00pm)


Late night opening: last admission 6.30pm

Wednesday 19 December


*Queues are expected particularly in the last week before Christmas and at weekends, please visit midweek and early weekends to enjoy a quieter experience. We reserve the right to close the ride at any time during busy periods. Visitors may not be able to queue if they arrive after 2pm on weekends due to the size of the queue.
Visitors in a wheelchair can be assisted to the sleigh and with the help of a carer transfer into the sleigh.
Entry fee includes a gift per child.

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