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News - March 2012

We're up for an 'Oscar'!


The ‘Oscars’ of the museums world, The Museums & Heritage Awards for Excellence, have announced their shortlist for 2012, and Coventry Transport Museum has been named as a finalist for the ‘Classic Award’, which recognises museums that have been established for 10 years or more, and that exemplify continued growth,... Read more

We're showing Coventry off to the World this week!


Following the announcement that Coventry has been awarded the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Coach Friendly City Award, Coventry Transport Museum has joined up with two other prestigious Coventry attractions to promote the city to the group travel trade. Along with Coventry Cathedral and the Belgrade Theatre Coventry, we will be... Read more

1960 Hillman Minx Rescue


On a sunny Sunday at the end of February 2012, Coventry Transport Museum staff Andrew Thomas and Christiaan van Schaardenburgh went to collect this 1960 Hillman Minx from a house in Coventry. Read the full story and see more photos of the Minx on our blog.   Read more

BBC 2's Flog It! at CTM - Saturday 3rd March


Well you certainly did dig out your treasures as Flog It! came to town....Thank you! The much loved BBC 2 Antiques and Auction show Flog It! presented by Paul Martin was here at Coventry Transport Museum on Saturday 3rd March. Paul Martin and his fellow experts were here throughout the day, to meet an eager crowd of 800 people with... 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.