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News - 2022

Thrust SSC team members visit Coventry for 25th anniversary


On Saturday 24 September, members of the Thrust SSC team visited Coventry ahead of the 25th anniversary of its record-breaking drive on 15 October. The team behind the land-speed record – considered one of the greatest feats of engineering of the last century – have been in Coventry to look ahead to a major anniversary for the... Read more

Go Behind the Scenes in our new gallery space


Rarely seen treasures from the Coventry Transport Museum collection are now on display for the first time in years in Behind the Scenes: Wheels and Workers. Read more

From Norwich to Nairobi: Queen Elizabeth II & Coventry cars


Reflecting on Queen Elizabeth’s connection with Coventry’s motoring history through photographs of royal visits in Coventry cars from the Rootes Group archive Read more

Recreating the Sussex Dwarf by Edwin Knight


Bicycle hobbyist Edwin Knight explains how he researched and recreated Henry John Lawson's 1873-4 Sussex Dwarf safety bicycle. 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.