List of Motorcycle Museums of the world

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  1. swooshdave

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    I'm collecting a list of your favorite motorcycle museums from around the world. I'll keep them in a blog so that next time you're planning your trip you can check through the listings for the nearest museum.

    http://motorcyclemuseums.blogspot.com

    If you've visited the museum tell me about your experience and if you have pictures include those. If you post pictures please let me know if I can use them in the blog. Thanks!
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    I've added two museums so far... and not from the same country so technically they are from "the world".
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    The national motorcycle museum in Coventry, England claims to be the biggest in the world http://www.nationalmotorcyclemuseum.co.uk/museum/

    The Sammy Miller museum in Hampshire England is also fairly large http://sammymiller.co.uk/

    The London motorcycle museum, well the name speaks for itself http://www.london-motorcycle-museum.org/welcome.html

    The York motorcycle museum http://www.cravencollection.co.uk/

    Here is a list of 30 odd museums in the UK which have at least some motorcycles http://www.enginecycle.co.uk/motorcycle-museums-directory
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    The Barber one is posted now. I hope to make it back again this year!
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    "The national motorcycle museum in Coventry, England claims to be the biggest in the world http://www.nationalmotorcyclemuseum.co.uk/museum/"

    A fine collection of Old British Iron, each with its own handcrafted oil-drip tray:rofl
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    Can I have permission to use your pictures? Thanks!
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    Go for it.

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    "Built to ride, not to hide" or "built to go, not to show". Take your pick. Mmm, the last one may not be the correct choice seeing as it's a museum :rofl

    Anyway, as they are British bikes in their own country, they are not leaking oil! No, they are marking their territory :D

    I haven't been since they had the fire but it was very good before then. I may have to pay it another visit one day.
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    Museum hours are 9-5pm daily. Which isn't unreasonable. It probably just means the curators need to make it to local diner for senior discount... :D

    That post will go up on 9/10. Posts are going up just about every day.
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    120 N Washington St Marquette, Kansas 67464. there is a GS there that went around the world in 60 days or something, uncertain if the final drive failed or not

    http://www.ksmotorcyclemuseum.org/



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  20. swooshdave

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    There were only a few bikes in the pictures although the exterior of the museum looks interesting. Were there a lot of bikes or just a handful?
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