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Coventry Transport Museum makes the perfect learning environment for school or family visits.

Past Project - Community Films

The new exhibitions at Coventry Transport Museum come alive with a wealth of films and multimedia interactives. Local people have taken part in exciting media projects to create some of these films and have learned a lot of new skills in the process.

Herbert Media worked with young people with learning difficulties and disabilities to make two films exploring the Coventry motor industry from the 1940s to the 1970s. Participants interviewed older people with memories of working in the industry, and investigated archive collections to learn more about the city’s transport history. They received training in animation, photo manipulation and the film making process from planning through to completion. The work done through this project informed the finished films in the exhibitions and has helped the young people to achieve qualifications which should improve their future job prospects.

Local community media specialists Metal Dog Media brought together a group of people of different ages and backgrounds to create a lively film which forms another part of the new displays. Museum visitors can get into a real Coventry-built taxi and be taken on a virtual guided tour of the city, exploring sites linked with local transport history. Project participants learned interviewing and film making techniques to capture memories of motor manufacturing in Coventry, both good and bad. The project has helped to build understanding between different generations as well as developing team building and technical skills. 

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Schools

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 and Support

Join us in celebrating a unique transport heritage. There are lots of ways for you to get involved, from supporting us with a financial donation to volunteering your time. 

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Home of the fastest car on Earth!

Coventry Transport Museum is home to Thrust SSC and Thrust 2, 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!

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