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News - November 2010

Ice Cream New Flavour - We have a Winner!

29/11/2010

A BIG thank you to everyone who entered our Ice Cream competition to create a new flavour in conjuction with Henley Ice Cream, as part of our Summer gallery - Ice Cream Dream Machines. We had over 1,000 entries in total and now we can reveal the winner - Alex Cleall - 7 years old of Radford in Coventry. Alex received a 4 litre tub of his winning... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - Morris Engines Standard

26/11/2010

Current Location - Boomtown Gallery This standard (flag) was donated to the museum in a beautiful ceremony in August 2010, by the Coventry Branch No. 1 of The Royal British Legion. An exact history of the standard is still unknown but members of The Royal British Legion are currently undertaking research which will hopefully give us more... Read more

Calling all Female Intrepid Motorcycle Adventurers

17/11/2010

Lois Pryce is to appear at Coventry Transport Museum on Wednesday 2nd February February 2011 at 7.30pm. Torn between the career paths of two illustrious relatives, Max Born, the Nobel Prize Winner in Physics and his granddaughter, Olivia Newton-John, Lois Pryce abandoned her interest in Quantum Theory and at the age of sixteen left... Read more

Coventry Blitz Commemoration Weekend

15/11/2010

Over the weekend of 13th and 14th November, the City of Coventry and indeed Coventry Transport Museum remembered the events of the Coventry Blitz of November 14th 1940. On Saturday 13th November 2010 - 70 years on from the Blitz, we had our busiest Saturday day for two years with nearly 5,000 visitors enjoying all of the amazing historical and... Read more

Don't miss out on the latest from the Coventry Transport Museum

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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