A captivating journey through the history of transportation and a celebration of Coventry's contribution to the British motor industry. Located in the heart of Coventry, this museum is a must-visit for anyone with an interest in the evolution of transport, from the earliest horse-drawn carriages to the fastest cars in the world.
The Coventry Transport Museum is home to the world's two fastest cars, Thrust SSC and Thrust 2. These marvels of British engineering are a testament to the spirit of innovation and the pursuit of speed. Experience the thrill of Thrust SSC's record-breaking drive first-hand with our 4D Land Speed Record Simulator, which reopens on Thursday 9 February. The first 100 riders will receive a free pin badge!
The museum also offers a unique glimpse into the past with its 'Behind the Scenes: Wheels and Workers' gallery. Here, you can discover rarely-seen vehicles from our reserve collection, providing a unique insight into the history of transportation.
For families, the museum offers a range of interactive activities centred around Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The Family Programme is designed to engage children of all ages, fostering a love of learning and a fascination with the world of transport. The museum also offers free to-loan family activities, which are available at the Box Office.
If you're planning a visit, remember that your ticket lasts 365 days, offering one year of unlimited access. This means you can return as many times as you like within the year, exploring all the exhibitions and activities at your own pace.
The Coventry Transport Museum is more than just a museum; it's a journey through time, a celebration of human ingenuity, and a testament to the city's rich industrial heritage. Whether you're a car enthusiast, a history buff, or looking for a fun and educational day out with the family, the Coventry Transport Museum has something for everyone. Come and explore the history of transport, from the past to the present, and even into the future.