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News - May 2013

Coventry Cycling Festival moves to Broadgate


Coventry’s annual Cycling Festival, which has previously been held in Millennium Place outside Coventry Transport Museum, is to move to the city’s new event space in Broadgate, for the 2013 event. The festival will take place on Saturday 15th June, from 10am to 4pm, and will see Broadgate filled with pedal-powered family fun... Read more

A 'buzzing' new acquisition


We have just had a very special delivery in the form of the Coventry Bees mascot car from 1933, which was driven by Dare Devil Ken Malin at every Coventry Speedway home fixture. Ken was only 2 yrs old when he first drove the car round the Brandon circuit, that was on the 7th August 1933, and from that night on, he was the Brandon Mascot. In 1936,... Read more

We need your memories of the Old Grammar School


Designers working on the refurbishment of Coventry’s Grade I listed ‘Old Grammar School’ are today appealing for Coventrians to share their memories of the building, with a view to preserving their stories as part of the redevelopment work. When the Old Grammar School re-opens to the public in 2015, following a refurbishment... Read more

Daimler Double-Decker '366' Restoration Update


In February 2013, we handed over a 1940s Coventry Transport Daimler double-decker to local bus enthusiast Roger Burdett, on a restoration loan. We'll be posting regular updates over on our blog, letting you know what Roger has been up to and how the project is coming along. To read the first update, including photos of the bus, visit the... Read more

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

Home of Record Breakers

Coventry Transport Museum is home to the world's two fastest cars.

Marvel at these spectacular feats of British engineering.

Get up close to the two fastest cars in the world, Thrust SSC and Thrust 2.



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. 


Family Fun

We thoroughly believe there is no such thing as being too old for play! 

Get involved in our ever-growing Family Programme around Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

We also have free to loan family activities which are available at the Box Office.