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News - January 2012

Coventry Festival of Motoring Open For Entries


We are delighted to announce that entry for the 2012 Coventry Festival of Motoring is now open!   The Festival of Motoring is moving to a new venue at Stoneleigh Park from this year onwards, as well as taking place over a new weekend; August Bank Holiday – and these are just two of many new elements to the Festival, all of which we... Read more

Exclusively For Groups - A Diamond Day Out


In celebration of HM The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year, from 6 April to 10 June, we will be mounting Royalty On The Road; a temporary exhibition bringing together a variety of vehicles that have been used by British Royalty, past and present.  From magnificent Daimler limousines used by monarchs to the Austin Metro given to Diana Spencer... Read more

We need former Car & Wartime Factory Workers!


We need your help in tracking down either former Car factory workers from the 1940's to the 1960's and WW2 Factory Workers 1939-1945 from Coventry and the surrounding area. We very much would like to talk to you and get your memories and experiences recorded for a Film Documentary and for our forthcoming Temporary Exhibition entitled... Read more

Introduction to the Maudslay Chassis restoration


One of the major projects currently being undertaken by the Friends of Coventry Transport Museum alongside Museum staff, is the restoration of a 1916 Maudslay Subsidy Chassis. The Friends of the Museum are recording their work on this project on a Maudslay Project Blog, but we asked Curator of Vehicles Christiaan van Schaardenburgh to give an... 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.