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News - 2014

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

Our Redevelopment - Get Involved!


From March 2014 to Spring 2015, Coventry Transport Museum is undergoing a major redevelopment, which will see nearly all of the museum completely transformed, enabling us to tell the story of Coventry's proud transport heritage in a bold and innovative new way.  Alongside this work, we are also bringing our neighbouring 12th Century... Read more

Julia Bradbury gets on our bike!


Last week we were pleased to support the launch of the Camping and Caravanning Club's cycle-camp "Challenge", which they are using to celebrate the Year of the Bike and the Club's own cycling heritage. "The Challenge" will see a team from the Club taking on a six-day cycling challenge in May, wearing traditional... Read more

Coventry Museums Celebrate Record Half Term Visitors


Coventry’s city centre museums are today celebrating, after enjoying their busiest ever February half term holiday.  Over the nine days of the school break, a total of over 33,000 people visited Coventry Transport Museum, the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, and the Priory Visitor Centre; three of the museums that are now run by the... 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!