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32-strong ukulele group serenades exhibits at Coventry Transport Museum


People visiting Coventry Transport Museum last week would have been treated to an unexpected musical delight as a 32-strong ukulele group brought a quirky sound to the historic venue. On Wednesday (26 June) the group serenaded the exhibits with transport-themed songs as part of an ongoing tradition which has seen them play at a host of unique... Read more

Former transport museum worker recalls driving Coventry City's 1987 FA Cup winning squad on victory


With Coventry City set to take on Manchester United at Wembley this weekend, a local man has recalled the day he drove the victorious Sky Blues squad through the jubilant city streets after the FA Cup Final in May 1987. Barry Mapperson was a member of the workshop staff at Coventry Transport Museum. Along with the rest of his colleagues, it was... Read more

Bling Road unveiled at Coventry Transport Museum


A much-loved piece of art made by the people of Coventry during lockdown has a new home here at the Coventry Transport Museum. The museum, renowned for its rich transport collection, now boasts an extraordinary addition to its cultural tapestry with the unveiling of the 'Bling Road’. Created by local artists Karen Johnson and Mary... Read more

Brothers reunited with late mum's beloved trike at Coventry Transport Museum

A pair of brothers were reunited with their late mother’s beloved ‘trike’ at the... Read more

4D Land Speed Record Simulator reopens in February

Experience the exhilaration of Thrust SSC's supersonic drive as our 4D Land Speed Record Simulator reopens for the first time since 2020. Read more

Thrust SSC team members visit Coventry for 25th anniversary

On Saturday 24 September, members of the Thrust SSC team visited Coventry ahead of the 25th... Read more

Go Behind the Scenes in our new gallery space

Rarely seen treasures from the Coventry Transport Museum collection are now on display for the first time in years in Behind the Scenes: Wheels and Workers. Read more

From Norwich to Nairobi: Queen Elizabeth II & Coventry cars

Reflecting on Queen Elizabeth’s connection with Coventry’s motoring history through photographs of royal visits in Coventry cars from the Rootes Group archive Read more

Recreating the Sussex Dwarf by Edwin Knight

Bicycle hobbyist Edwin Knight explains how he researched and recreated Henry John Lawson's 1873-4 Sussex Dwarf safety bicycle. Read more

Don't miss out on the latest from the Coventry Transport Museum

Home of Record Breakers

Coventry Transport Museum is home to the world's two fastest cars.

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.