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News - 2012

Gary Hall - Midlands Business Person Of The Year!


Coventry Transport Museum Chief Executive Gary Hall was last night named as Midlands Business Person Of The Year for 2012, at the glittering Midlands Business Awards ceremony held at Birmingham’s Hilton Metropole Hotel. Under Gary’s five-year leadership,we have enjoyed record visitor numbers, a new cafe and retail experience, a... Read more

Not sure what to do with your old surfboard?


The Museum of British Surfing is appealing for people in the Midlands to check their lofts, garages and garden sheds to see if they have any old surf kit they could donate to the new North Devon based charity. The surf museum is showing part of its collection of old surfboards and memorabilia until the end of February at our Wheels and Waves... Read more

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

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.