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Olympic Torch Relay comes to Coventry 1st July

28/06/2012

The London 2012 Olympic Games Torch Relay comes to Coventry on Sunday 1st July making it's entrance at the Godiva Festival in Coventry's War Memorial Park from 4pm. There's a special Olympic Torch arrival celebration event from 4pm in the park, which is free of charge and no ticket is required. This event will finish at 7.30pm. On Monday... Read more

'The Fonz' was here on Saturday 16th June..Aayy!

18/06/2012

Do you remember the 'Fonz' from the smash hit TV series 'Happy Days'? Actor Henry Winkler aka 'The Fonz' was here as part of Coventry's Book Festival - 'Literally'. Henry was the Festival's VIP Guest at the Booked Up Quiz City Final which was being staged here for primary school children across the city. Henry was a... Read more

Our Royal Appointment Winners

18/06/2012

We are delighted to announce our two prize winners of our Royalty on the Road Competition, the prizes were a Royal Day Out at Buckingham Palace on the 27th August and a Peugeot Pedal Car fit for a Princes or Princess. Thank you to everyone who entered, we had over 1000 entries during the course of the exhibition. The winner of a Royal Day... Read more

Coventry Car Day - Saturday 9th June

11/06/2012

Saturday 9th June was a very special day for both car enthusiasts and students of Coventry University both alumni and present, because it was Coventry Car Day. Coventry University celebrated it's various Automotive Design and Journalist courses with a combination of special VIP guests who are former Graduates of Coventry University, and 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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