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News - April 2012

We're getting set for a Summer of Cycling


Here in Coventry, home of the modern bicycle, we're getting set for a pedal-powered Summer of cycling events and exhibitions, all put together by staff here at the Coventry Transport Museum.  As well as the hundreds of cars and motorbikes in the collection, Coventry Transport Museum is home to over 200 cycles dating from the first days of... Read more

St. George's Day Parade with Coventry's Lord Mayor


On St. George's Day, 23rd April, we hosted two special visits by Civic Dignitaries from Kenilworth and Coventry. During the morning the Mayor of Kenilworth - Cllr. David Shilton was welcomed by Gary Hall, the Chief Executive of the Museum for a personal tour of our Royalty on the Road exhibition and the rest of the Museum. At 2pm, we... Read more

Tickets on sale for Cycling Festival talks


Tickets have just gone on sale for three special evening talks in June, all of which are part of Coventry Cycling Festival 2012: Thu 14th June We are delighted to be joined by cycle historian Roger Lovell, who in addition to being the founder of Cyclemagic, is the UK's only professional penny farthing rider! Tue 19 June Mike Burrows,... Read more

Camper Van Tent Competition - We have a Winner!


During our Wheels & Waves exhibition, we had a Free Draw running to win a VW Camper Van Tent - courtesy of . We had over 5,000 entries and the winner was 17 year old Frances Ireland from Nuneaton who came to the Museum on Saturday 14th April with her mum - Julia to collect the... 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.