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News - 2012

Our Big Weekend - A Big THANK YOU!


We knew this weekend was going to be a big one for the Museum, but we had no idea just how big! The weekend of 17th & 18th November 2012 was the busiest weekend in the history of Coventry Transport Museum, with record numbers of over 8000 of you visiting us over the two days - that's even more people than the first weekend of the Doctor... Read more

We're getting set for a BIG WEEKEND!


This coming weekend, Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th November, you won't be stuck for something to do if you're visiting Coventry.  We've got not one, not two but THREE fantastic events planned for the weekend, so there really will be something for the whole family to enjoy: Both days: Christmas Craft Fair 10am to 5pm -... Read more

Pedals To Medals bicycle winners


Thousands of you entered the competition to win bicycles, which formed part of our recent Pedals To Medals exhibition - and we're pleased to announce that the lucky winners who were drawn out of the hat first were: Raleigh Chopper - Drew Backhouse from Southend-on-Sea Raleigh Airlight Racer - Jack Rowan from Brighton (pictured). Well done... Read more

Congratulations to Award-Winning Esquires Cafe


Steven Prime of Esquires Coffee Houses here at Coventry Transport Museum, was crowned the Midlands and North Wales Franchisee of the Year at the 2012 bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year Awards, supported by Express Newspapers. The judges were impressed with Steven’s involvement in Fairtrade awareness, by partnering with local primary and... 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.