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MotoFest 2024 at Coventry Transport Museum

MotoFest is back! And with it’s biggest EVER entertainment programme, to celebrate the events 10 year anniversary!

FREE admission to the Museum all weekend | Drop in

For MotoFest 2024, the museum is open with FREE admission for everyone! (no need to book ahead, just pop in on the day!)

PLUS! We’re hosting an exciting line up of events & captivating displays, throughout the duration of the weekend.

Check out our full programme below:


BloodHound LSR Replica Display | Saturday | 10am - 4pm


The Coventry Transport Museum will host a full-size replica of the BloodHound LSR car in Millennium Place!

The replica vehicle will be supported by the BloodHound Education team; With lots of information about the car’s history and development on offer.

Don’t forget to pop into the museum, and see the real Bloodhound car, currently on display in the Land Speed Gallery!





PlayHEM In Millennium Place | Saturday & Sunday | 12pm - 4pm


Experience the joy of play, where there is something for all the family to get involved in. Through hands-on experiences with open-ended play items, the Learning and Engagement Team from Coventry Transport Museum will be encouraging children (and their grown-ups) of all ages to embrace their imagination and curiosity.

Could you construct your own land speed vehicle? Build a garage to store your tools inside? Navigate your way through tunnels and tracks created by your own exciting ideas?

With a wide range of resources available to explore throughout the day, the outcome of your experience is ready to be engineered by you!



Motorcycle Display | Sunday | 10am – 4pm

Witness a spectacular array of retro motorbikes and vintage bicycles on display on Millenium Place!

Featuring an early Coventry Premier motorcycle as well as a Humber penny farthing fit for racing, we have curated a spotlight display showcasing the evolution in bicycle to motorcycle.





4D Simulator | Saturday & Sunday | 10am – 5pm


Want to know what it's like driving the fastest car in the world? Now you too can experience the thrill of breaking the World Land Speed Record on our 4D Land Speed Record Simulator!

Take your seat, buckle up, and discover for yourself what it's like to drive faster than the speed of sound, across the Black Rock Desert in America,

Plus, for MotoFest weekend, we will be screening TWO additional films! Including the 1956 Le Mans race with 1950s racing icon Mike Hawthorne & a unique fly through of the BloodHound LSR engine!




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Marvel at these spectacular feats of British engineering.

Get up close to the two fastest cars in the world, Thrust SSC and Thrust 2.



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. 


Family Fun

We thoroughly believe there is no such thing as being too old for play! 

Get involved in our ever-growing Family Programme around Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

We also have free to loan family activities which are available at the Box Office.