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News - 2016

The Lost Co-op Sleighs


The story so far... We know there were more sleighs around the UK located in Santa's grotto's in Co-operative department stores from the 1950's to the present day.  We think the sleigh at Coventry Transport Museum may be the last mechanical vintage sleigh in operation in the country.  Below are images and archive... Read more

Last Sleigh Standing...


Help us find the lost Co-op Sleigh rides!  Here at the museum we are launching a seasonal appeal to find photos, memories and staff who worked on the infamous Coventry Co-op sleigh ride and to find the lost members of its fleet! Appearing in Co-op Department stores up and down the country in the late 1950s, these rolling scenery... Read more

Innovative session inspires teachers


A recent CPD (Continual Professional Development) event held at Coventry Transport Museum offered teachers a chance to consider new approaches to design and technology in the classroom as well as a chance to be creative in the museum itself. The event was led by artist Jasleen Kaur whose 'Bodge Poetry’ is a means of generating... 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. 


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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!