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News - 2012

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

Work on 1934 Hillman Minx


We employ two full time historic vehicle technicians here at the Museum, who in conjunction with our Curator of Vehicles are tasked with the mammoth job of maintaining the hundreds of vehicles in the collection. As part of this work, from time to time certain vehicles are taken into the Museum's workshop to be paid some special attention - one... Read more

A new home for our 1948 Morris 10


Just before Christmas, our 1948 Morris 10 Series M was transferred to the Oxford Bus Museum as part of our Effective Collections Project, which was funded by the Museum Association's Effective Collections scheme.  The aim of this scheme is to help Museums to get more of their stored items into use, either by loaning them to other Museums on... 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.