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News - 2013

Daimler Double-Decker ‘366’ Set For Restoration


We have today handed over a 1940s Coventry Transport Daimler double-decker to local bus enthusiast Roger Burdett, on a restoration loan. This vehicle, original fleet number 366, was built to wartime austerity regulations, and as with many such buses, required extensive renovation after the war.  As such, it was re-bodied by Roe Bodies in... Read more

ThrustSSC does the Harlem Shake


When we heard about the Harlem Shake phenomenon that is sweeping the internet, we thought we ought to get involved - here's our Harlem Shake starring ThrustSSC, Scorch the Dragon from Coventry Blaze, Sky Blue Sam from Coventry City FC, a couple of off-duty coppers and the long-suffering staff of Coventry Transport Museum!   Read more

Start your engines for the 2013 Coventry Festival of Motoring


Entry for the 2013 Coventry Festival of Motoring is now open for clubs and individuals, and we are aiming to attract hundreds of cars and motorbikes and their owners to take part in the event, which makes a welcome return to Stoneleigh Park over the August Bank Holiday weekend of Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th August. Last year’s Festival... Read more

Our Tourism Superstar!


We are thrilled to let you know that Coriena Brierley,  our Retail & Reception Manager, has been announced as a finalist in VisitEngland’s national Tourism Superstar 2013 award - and she needs your vote to help her win the title! The award recognises the dedication and passion of those working in the tourism industry, and is... 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.