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Object of the Fortnight - 1947 Daimler


This superb vehicle was delivered to King George VI on 5th May 1947 and was the No 1 State Car until 1949. During this period it covered well over 30,000 miles and featured in many great State occasions carrying not only members of the Royal Family but distinguished guests as well. The car features a folding Landaulette at the rear and a Perspex... Read more

COMPETITION - Paint or Print?


It's competition time!  To celebrate Ian Cook/Popbang Colour coming to the Museum on Sunday 27 February to create a new painting of a Jaguar E-Type, we are giving you the chance to win either a framed print of his brilliant Audi R8 painting, or the opportunity to spend 15 minutes helping him with the Jaguar E-Type painting on the 27th,... Read more

The King's Car Comes Out For BAFTA Success


Since The King's Speech pretty much cleaned up at the BAFTAs this week, we've marked the occasion by bringing King George VI's 1947 Daimler out of storage and putting her on display for a limited period. She is currently next to the road area in the Boomtown Gallery and looking fabulous - catch her before she goes! Read more

Spyker C8 Laviolette Protoype at CTM


Our first temporary exhibition of the year - Le Mans Through the Ages, is now open with 11 Le Mans racers dating back to 1929 featuring cars from Jaguar, Bentley, Porsche, Audi and Spyker. We are also thrilled to have, for a limited time, the Spyker C8 Laviolette Prototype car from Spyker in Holland. She is in our reception looking... Read more

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


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!