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News - October 2014

The Warwickshire Truck Convoy visits CTM


  On Saturday 25th October we hosted 29 fabulous truck cab tractor units from all over the UK, forming a spectacular display outside the museum.   The event raised over £2,200 for Troop Aid, after it was organised by Glyn White and Paul Brooke from Stratford upon Avon - they did a great job of pulling the whole event together in... Read more

Freedom of the City of Coventry for HMS Diamond


Wednesday 15th October was a double red letter day for us here at CTM. Not only was it the 17th Anniversary of Thrust SSC's World Land Speed Record run at the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, USA, achieving a record breaking 763mph over the hallowed Measured Mile. It was also the day we welcomed some of the crew of the Royal Navy's HMS... Read more

Last chance to ride the Thrust Simulator


There are just two weeks left for you to ride the current World Land Speed Record Simulator and see the Thrust vehicles! The Spirit of Speed gallery will be closed from Monday 20th October 2014 onwards, as we work to bring you a BRAND NEW 'Biffa Award Land Speed Record Gallery' including state of the art 4D Simulator Ride - which will... 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.