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News - November 2019

Vintage Sleigh tradition continues through the kind support of local businesses


The Vintage Sleigh Ride experience returns to Coventry Transport Museum next week - including a new winter wonderland – even though their decorations supplier dropped out. However, in true Christmas spirit, local organisations pulled together to ensure the 60-year-old tradition is more magical than ever. Visitors this year will be... Read more

Conserving an Engine: Panhard Levassor P2D


Workshop technicians and volunteers have been working to conserve a very rare engine that was highlighted in a recent stores audit. A Panhard Levassor P2D Engine. These fascinating and very early engines were based on Daimler mechanics of the time. The Levassor company acquired the French manufacturing rights in 1890 to build one car with this... Read more

​Children from Shine a Light will test-ride our much loved Vintage Sleigh Ride


Children from the Coventry and Warwickshire charity Shine a Light Support Service will be the first to take a magical journey to meet Santa at the exclusive launch of a renowned Christmas experience at the Coventry Transport Museum. This year’s festivities at the museum will include a walk-through experience where families will have... 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.