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News - 2010

Record Visitor Numbers this Autumn


We're thrilled to announce that we are enjoying our busiest Autumn in years, with visitor figures for September and October at their highest for 5 years! For the two months together nearly 68,000 people have experienced the delights of the Museum’s galleries and the stunning vehicle collection. So if you're one of those 68,000 people,... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - Mick Ives Bicycle


This 18-speed aluminium framed Fuji bicycle lives in the Cyclopedia gallery on the first floor of the Museum. It’s a lovely example of a cyclo-cross bike, having Ergo levers (meaning that the rider can change gear using the brake lever), carbon fibre forks and ‘egg beater’ type pedals which help the rider to clip into them... Read more

Cultural Olympiad 2012


Culture link is a joint project by RNIB and MLA to enable blind and partially sighted people to have greater access to museums and heritage sites across the UK and play a greater role in the Cultural Olympiad in 2012.  It will match local volunteers with blind and partially sighted participants and through this co-operation a programme of... Read more

Object of the Fortnight


Many people may not realise that as well as our vast collection of cars, motorcycles and cycles, we also hold an enormous archive of books, magazines and a whole world of small objects which are in some way related to the history of the motor industry in our great city. Sadly we simply don't have space to display every single object we hold, so... 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!