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News - March 2014

American Society of Mechanical Engineers name ThrustSSC as an historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark


The legendary ThrustSSC the first car to break the sound barrier, and which lives permanently at Coventry Transport Museum, has been recognised by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for historic significance. ASME named ThrustSSC a Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark at a dedication ceremony held on Saturday 15th March here... Read more

War Effort - Battlefield Tour Holiday Winner


During our last Temporary Exhibition - War Effort, which told the story of Shadow Factories and the workers during the Second World War, we ran our free to enter Prize Draw to win a Battlefield Tour minibreak holiday to the Normandy Beaches of WW2 in Northern France, courtesy of Leger Holidays. We had a fantastic response with over 2,000... Read more

Museums and Schools programme a huge success in Coventry


Education staff at Culture Coventry, the trust which runs four of Coventry’s museums and heritage sites, including Coventry Transport Museum, are celebrating this week, as they reached the milestone of their 10,000th school pupil visit to Coventry museums in less than a year, as part of an innovative new scheme that encourages local schools... 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.