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News - 2014

The NCC Club Week Challenge 2014


This week sees the National Cycle-Camping Challenge Week with members of the National Camping & Caravan Club, cycling and camping from Wantage in Oxfordshire and finishing in Scarborough, North Yorkshire on Sunday. We are delighted and proud to be involved in the Challenge Week, as you'll see from the website which features a Coventry... Read more

Pupils Design Vehicles of the Future


A group of students from Foxford School have been working with Coventry Transport Museum since January 2014, to design public transport for the future. The design project was developed through a partnership between ourselves and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum along with the V&A in London, through the Museums and Schools Programme which... Read more

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

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.