Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry Transport Museum revamp complete

Image caption Vehicles previously in storage such as this Singer are now on display

Coventry Transport Museum has fully reopened after a £9.5m redevelopment.

Twelve out of 14 exhibits have been replaced at the site, where vehicles previously in storage have now been put on display.

The redevelopment has taken 15 months and the museum has been running at about half capacity for around six months.

It fully reopened at 13:00 BST, when an event began in Millennium Place.

Image caption The cycle industry is reflected at the museum
Image caption A new 4D simulator allows people to experience what it is like to travel at the speed of sound

The museum includes items from the cycle industry and more than 3,000 toy car models. It also reflects how Coventry's mass car-making came to an end and the effects on the city.

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