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Coventry Transport Museum

The Coventry Transport Museum is dedicated to road transport. The collection includes over 240 cars, 100 motorcycles and 200 bikes. The most valuable exhibits include two British jet-powered cars (Thrust 2 and Thrust 3), which broke land speed records in 1983 and 1997. You can also see the royal limousine belonging to King George V and Queen Maria years ago. There are a total of fourteen exhibitions here.

The museum was opened in 1980 and was founded on the basis of collections previously collected at the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum. When it became apparent that this facility could not accommodate an increasingly expanding automotive exhibition, it was decided to create a separate museum. The first exhibits went to the museum in 1937, when Samuel Bartleet gave the city his vehicle collection, while the first official exhibition took place in 1960, when the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum was opened.



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Hales Street CV1 1JD Coventry, United Kingdom