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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

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.