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News - 2010

Object of the Fortnight - Morris Engines Standard


Current Location - Boomtown Gallery This standard (flag) was donated to the museum in a beautiful ceremony in August 2010, by the Coventry Branch No. 1 of The Royal British Legion. An exact history of the standard is still unknown but members of The Royal British Legion are currently undertaking research which will hopefully give us more... Read more

Calling all Female Intrepid Motorcycle Adventurers


Lois Pryce is to appear at Coventry Transport Museum on Wednesday 2nd February February 2011 at 7.30pm. Torn between the career paths of two illustrious relatives, Max Born, the Nobel Prize Winner in Physics and his granddaughter, Olivia Newton-John, Lois Pryce abandoned her interest in Quantum Theory and at the age of sixteen left... Read more

Coventry Blitz Commemoration Weekend


Over the weekend of 13th and 14th November, the City of Coventry and indeed Coventry Transport Museum remembered the events of the Coventry Blitz of November 14th 1940. On Saturday 13th November 2010 - 70 years on from the Blitz, we had our busiest Saturday day for two years with nearly 5,000 visitors enjoying all of the amazing historical and... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - 1937 Dennis Fire Engine


As we commemorate 70 years since the Coventry Blitz this weekend, Object of the Fortnight this week simply had to be an item related to World War II, and we thought long and hard about which item we should choose. Eventually we decided upon the 1937 Dennis Fire Engine which sits in the Factory scene in the Landmarques Gallery. This vehicle... 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.