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We're getting set for a Summer of Cycling

26/04/2012

Here in Coventry, home of the modern bicycle, we're getting set for a pedal-powered Summer of cycling events and exhibitions, all put together by staff here at the Coventry Transport Museum.  As well as the hundreds of cars and motorbikes in the collection, Coventry Transport Museum is home to over 200 cycles dating from the first days of... Read more

St. George's Day Parade with Coventry's Lord Mayor

23/04/2012

On St. George's Day, 23rd April, we hosted two special visits by Civic Dignitaries from Kenilworth and Coventry. During the morning the Mayor of Kenilworth - Cllr. David Shilton was welcomed by Gary Hall, the Chief Executive of the Museum for a personal tour of our Royalty on the Road exhibition and the rest of the Museum. At 2pm, we... Read more

Tickets on sale for Cycling Festival talks

16/04/2012

Tickets have just gone on sale for three special evening talks in June, all of which are part of Coventry Cycling Festival 2012: Thu 14th June We are delighted to be joined by cycle historian Roger Lovell, who in addition to being the founder of Cyclemagic, is the UK's only professional penny farthing rider! Tue 19 June Mike Burrows,... Read more

Camper Van Tent Competition - We have a Winner!

16/04/2012

During our Wheels & Waves exhibition, we had a Free Draw running to win a VW Camper Van Tent - courtesy of     www.themonsterfactory.com . We had over 5,000 entries and the winner was 17 year old Frances Ireland from Nuneaton who came to the Museum on Saturday 14th April with her mum - Julia to collect the... 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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