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News - 2013

Get Creative this Christmas at Coventry Museums


There's loads to do this festive season at Coventry Museums. Whether you're looking for a creative decoration workshop, the perfect Christmas present or something to occupy your family, we've got the solution. Need some inspiration for your Christmas shopping? Look no further than the fabulous Gift Shops at the Herbert Art Gallery... Read more

Presentation of a second RBL Standard


On Friday 25th October we hosted the presentation of a second Royal British Legion Standard from the former Dunlop Factory, Rim & Wheel Shop - Branch No. 11. Joining us for the presentation were Standard Bearers from the RBL along with Cllr. Hazel Noonan - Deputy Lord Mayor of Coventry. Royal British Legion Standards are flown on the... Read more

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

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.