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News - 2012

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

Smart phone App for Coventry now available


With the London 2012 Olympics just over 100 days away, there is a brand new Smart phone App' for Coventry & Warwickshire available to download for free. It's been developed by Coventry City Council and web designer Gemma McLean and is available for the following phones: iOS, Blackberry, Android, Symbian and HP WebOS. The App' is full of... Read more

We've got the Green Light for HLF Funding


It was announced today that Coventry Transport has received initial support for a £4.9m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).  Project plans include a major redevelopment of the Museum’s exhibition spaces and the conservation and revitalisation of the City’s Old Grammar School to bring it back into public use. 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.