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News - January 2017

£200,000 to boost Coventry’s tourist economy


Arts Council England is investing £200,000 to put arts and culture at the heart of new plans to attract more tourists to Coventry Culture Coventry, the charitable trust that manages the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum, Coventry Transport Museum and the Lunt Roman Fort, will lead a consortium of local arts and cultural venues teaming up... Read more

Coventry Transport Museum is top of the Top 10 things to do in Coventry


The Transport Museum is placed at #1 of Things to Do in Coventry according to the latest ratings and reviews from TripAdvisor. Reviewers were impressed with the range and number of vehicles in the collection, as well as praising friendly staff, the guide book and the Thrust simulator experience: "Don't miss this treasure of a museum... Read more

Coventry car company descendants meet at the Transport Museum


In late 2016 the Transport Museum saw a very special family gathering as the four direct descendants of the Calcott Motor Car Company family met for the very first time. The Calcott company started out manufacturing bicycles in Coventry in 1886 and progressed to include motorcycle manufacturing in 1904. In 1913 the company switched to... 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.