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News - 2019

ThrustSSC is honoured with Award


​The first land vehicle to break the speed of sound, which is housed in Coventry Transport Museum, has been honoured with an award that puts it alongside engineering greats such as Concorde and The Channel Tunnel. The iconic 54 ft long ThrustSSC reached a speed of 763mph in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada in October 1997 and has since been on... Read more

Robot Day at the Transport Museum


​ A major science and technology event that will explore all things robotic is coming to Coventry this March and is aimed at everyone from toddlers to academics. Robot Day will take place at the Coventry Transport Museum on Saturday, March 9, and aims to entertain and inspire people of all generations with a host of interactive... Read more

TAXI Launches at the Transport Museum


​A new, free exhibition has launched in Coventry to celebrate taxis – and the team behind it want to know people’s favourite memories of taking a cab. ‘Taxi: The Story from A to B’ was officially opened at the Coventry Transport Museum by Councillor John Blundell, the Lord Mayor of Coventry; Curator Patrick Murphy;... Read more

One of Coventry’s most famous exports is in the spotlight at a major new exhibition in the city


The Coventry Transport Museum, which houses the largest publicly owned collection of British vehicles in the world, will chronicle the history of the taxi and celebrate its 120-year connection to the city.  The black cab, which has been continuously manufactured in Coventry since the 1940s, is used by millions of people in the UK each... 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.