Coventry is the birthplace of the British cycle and motor industry, and the
Museum displays the world’s largest collection of British road transport,
including 240 cars, commercial vehicles and buses, 100 motorcycles, over 200
cycles and around a million archive and ephemera items.
The Museum collects, by gift, bequest, purchase or loan, material that
portrays the outstanding contribution made by British manufacturers in the
development of the world's road transport industries. Particular reference
is made to the significant role played by the City of Coventry and the
There are two prime collecting areas:
Road Transport Collections.
Motor cars, commercial vehicles, cycles, motorcycles, signs, engines,
display material, accessories and other related material.
Books, manuals, magazines, photographs, documents, films, videos, public
relations pamphlets etc.
Museum open every day, 10am - 5pm. Last admission 4.30pm
Open all year round (except Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New
Information included in this database is supplied by the organisations
We aim to keep it up to date, but we can't guarantee that it's always
We would recommend that you check opening times by telephone where possible,
to avoid disappointment.
Useful Links to information on Coventry and organisations within Coventry.
Map of Coventry City Centre
Weather forecast for Coventry
Local buses serving Coventry