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News - October 2013

The Cyril Scott Lecture - An Evening with Steve Cropley


  A BIG Thank you to everyone who came along to our annual Cyril Scott lecture on Thursday 24th October here at the Museum, which this year was presented Steve Cropley - Editor in Chief at AutoCar. We had a great audience mix of fellow motoring journalists, friends of Coventry Transport Museum and fans of Steve Cropley who all very... Read more

Thrust 2's 30th Anniversary - Competition Winner!


  On Saturday 5th October, we hosted a fantastic day of celebration for the 30th anniversary of Thrust 2 gaining the World Land Speed Record. The car and her driver, Richard Noble OBE recorded an average land speed of 633mph on the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, USA on 4th October 1983. For the whole of Saturday we ran a visitor competition... Read more

Don't miss out on the latest from the Coventry Transport Museum


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. 


Join and Support

Join us in celebrating a unique transport heritage that helped shape Coventry into the city it is today.

There are lots of ways for you to get involved, from supporting us with a financial donation to volunteering your time. 

We are always looking for people to get involved!


Home of Earth's fastest car

Coventry Transport Museum is home to the world's two fastest cars.

When you visit the Museum, not only can you marvel at these spectacular feats of British engineering, you can experience travelling through the sound barrier on our all new 4D Land Speed Record Simulator!