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World-class collection in a World-class museum

Getting Here & Parking

Coventry Transport Museum is located in Coventry City Centre:
Millennium Place, Hales Street, Coventry CV1 1JD

Please check Visit Coventry to see if there are any city-wide events on the day of your visit that may affect travel and parking within the city centre.

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By Car

Coventry is close to the M1/M6/M40/M42. Follow signs to city centre and take junction 1 or 2. As a city centre attraction there is no parking available at the Museum itself however, city centre pay and display car parks are all within walking distance. The nearest car parks to the Museum are Bishop Street (CV1 1JN), and Belgrade Plaza (CV1 4AJ). Click here for further details about car parks around the Museum.

By Motorbike

Secure motorbike parking is available at Belgrade Plaza car park, which is a short walk from the Museum and is accessed via Junction 9 of the Coventry Ring Road (CV1 4AJ).

By Rail

There are excellent links to London Euston via London Northwestern Railway. London Northwestern Railway offers direct services from major cities, such as London and Birmingham to Coventry Rail Station.
Cross Country provides long distance routes from the north and south. There are also local services to Nuneaton, Northampton and Leamington Spa. Plan your journey with the Trainline here.

The Museum is a 15-minute walk from Coventry Rail Station. Buses to the City Centre from the railway station stop near the Museum.  Downloadable maps are available from the Visit Coventry & Warwickshire website.

By Bus

Most buses stop at Pool Meadow bus station or on Trinity Street, both of which are a 2 minute walk from the Museum. Most bus services in Coventry and the surrounding areas are operated by National Express. Use their interactive bus journey planning tool to get to and from the museum.

Coventry has a Park & Ride service, which has a stop-off point at the Junction of Corporation Street and Burges, which is very close to the Museum.  The route operates from Coventry's War Memorial Park situated on the Kenilworth Road/ A45.  Find out more about Coventry’s Park & Ride service.

By Canal

Coventry Canal Basin is a 5 minute walk from the Museum - please use the footbridge over the inner ring-road.

By Foot & Bicycle

Coventry Transport Museum is close to the National Cycle Network. Cycle parking is available outside the front of the Museum.

West Midlands Cycle Hire have bicycle docks outside the front of the Museum where you are able to hire or dock a bike for your journey.

Hotels near Coventry Transport Museum

Sitting in the bustling heart of the city centre there's plenty of accomodation for you to choose from - Travelodge has put together a useful guide of budget-friendly accommodation options nearby, for race days and private hire events.


Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Coventry

The Ramada Hotel & Suites by Wyndham Coventry offers a truly exceptional experience for business and leisure travellers alike.

Just a short 10-minute walk from the city centre, the hotel offers guests a choice of 166 spacious en-suite bedrooms, featuring various guest rooms, superior rooms, and one-bedroom suite apartments; with each offering stunning views overlooking the historic Coventry City Centre.

For dining, the Ramada’s onsite Queens Road Restaurant, offer fresh food and drink from ‘Breakfast to Bedtime’ offering a mix of traditional favourites that can be enjoyed in their comfortable Restaurant and Bar, or as room service.




Ardencote is a picturesque four-star hotel situated in the sleepy little village of Claverdon in the Warwickshire countryside.

Set in 83 acres of landscaped grounds, Ardencote boasts of 110 newly refurbished hotel bedrooms, multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces, its very own wedding island on a 3-acre lake, an 18-hole Golf Course, onsite parking with EV charging points, and a multifaceted Leisure Club with tennis courts.

It is a 30-minute drive from Birmingham International Airport and a convenient 10-minute taxi ride to Warwick Parkway offering continuous train links to London, Birmingham and beyond.

A warm welcome always awaits at the proudly independent Ardencote. To book, please visit



Family Activities in Coventry

Coventry Rocks is a website made especially for families to find things to do in the local area. It features family friendly events, baby and toddler groups, kids and adult classes, ideas for days out, and a brilliant collection of local parks and walks. The website also features local cafes and restaurants, a kids party directory, and a collection of local shops and businesses.

Coventry Rocks is an easy to use, trusted resource for local families as well as visitors to Coventry.

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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.