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News - February 2011

It's Going To Be An Ace Summer!

25/02/2011

We have today announced that it's going to be an Ace summer here at the Museum! We are delighted to have joined up with the world famous Ace Cafe London to present a new exhibition Coming Of Age At The Ace Cafe. The exhibition, which opens on 3 June 2011, will tell the story of this incredible British icon, and what it meant to be a teenager... Read more

Number Nutters Answers

22/02/2011

If you have taken part in the Number Nutters quiz trail at the Museum this half term and would like to check your answers, we've added them below - no cheating if you haven't already completed the quiz though! Page One Daimler - 1897 Top Speed - 20mph Answer to sum - 315 Blacksmith's animal - 4 Standard factory clocks - 2 Total... Read more

Do You Love Us?

22/02/2011

If you have enjoyed a visit to the Museum recently, whether as a family, couple, on your own, as a school, a business or a car enthusiast, we hope that you had a fantastic time. If you did,  we would be very grateful if you would take a moment to vote for the Museum in the Museums & Heritage Readers' Award - you can do so... Read more

Object of the Fortnight - 1947 Daimler

18/02/2011

This superb vehicle was delivered to King George VI on 5th May 1947 and was the No 1 State Car until 1949. During this period it covered well over 30,000 miles and featured in many great State occasions carrying not only members of the Royal Family but distinguished guests as well. The car features a folding Landaulette at the rear and a Perspex... Read more

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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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