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News - 2011

The Festival of Motoring is on for 2012!


On Friday 2nd September, we launched the Coventry Festival of Motoring for 2012. The weekend Festival will be back next year in a new venue - Stoneleigh Park nr. Coventry over the August Bank holiday weekend of 25th & 26th August. If you're not sure where Stoneleigh Park is, it's where the former Royal Show was held. We took full... Read more

A New Home For Coventry Festival of Motoring


Coventry Transport Museum have today announced that their much-loved annual event 'Coventry Festival of Motoring' will move to a new venue at Stoneleigh Park, from 2012 onwards. Organisers are confident that the opportunities offered by the new venue will be an exciting step forward for the event, which has gone from strength to strength over... Read more

Classic Car Sunday - 4th September


On Sunday 4th September we are hosting a Classic Car Day with a variety of classic cars dating from the 1930's to the 1960's. Every driver and passenger with a classic car will be able to enjoy a discounted ticket of just £2 into our Ace Cafe Gallery on the day. If you would like to bring your own classic car and haven't registered... Read more

Staff Swap Suits for Shorts and Surf Boards


This morning, five staff from the Museum swapped their work suits and spanners for shorts and surf boards and headed to the beach, in land-locked Coventry. But for Chief Executive Gary Hall and his colleagues this wasn’t just any excuse for a day at the beach. The team of staff at the museum are currently putting together a major new... 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.