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Motorcycle Museums of Italy

Italian Motorcycle Museums and Cultural Collections

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Museums of Italy:

Gian Pio Ottone
Via Morandi, 11 Varese
A private collection of some 160 off-road competition motorcycles in preserved or restored condition including Husqvarna, CZ, Maico, BSA, Metisse, Eso, Ariel, Matchless, Aermacchi, Bianchi, Gilera, Lindstrom, Parilla and MV Agusta.

Officine Benelli
viale Mameli, 22- 61121 – Pesaro Benelli Museum

La Collezione Benito Battilani
Located in Imola, the Collezione Benito e Renzo Battilani has an interesting collection from the early 1900s to 1945, including Frera, and rarities like Pennazio, Ollearo, GC (Giovanni Corengia) and Loris Capirossi's first motorcycle, a Mancini.

Museo Dello Scooter

Aprilia Museum

Museo Ducati
"History and future, challenges and successes, vision and determination: the Ducati Museum is a journey into the myth that traces the 90 years of the company, famous throughout the world for style, performance and the pursuit of perfection."

Museo dell Automobile Luigi Bonfanti
Via Torino, 2, 36060 Romano D'ezzelino VI, Italy. About an hour and half NW of Venice.
"The 'Bonfanti' Museum of Bassano (in Veneto) might be the best automobile museum in Italy" (The Sunday Times, Januaru 1998).

Parmeggiani Collection
Gian Pietro Parmeggiani has amassed some 50 remarkable racing motorcycles including a dozen outstanding examples from Mandelo - Gambalungha, Bialbero , Condor, Dondolino, V8...

Museo dell'automobile
San Martino in Rio
The museum has around a dozen motorcycles on display among the large collection of automobiles.
Moto Guzzi 250SS

Bolgna Musei Storia e Memoria

Italjet Collection Bologna

Collezione Pasquale Mesto

Museo del Sidecar
Via Valcarecce, 13, 62011 Cingoli MC

David Carlone Museo del Motociclo
Winery, Via Monsignor Sagliaschi, 8 28075
Torchio Grignasco (NO), Italy (90km west of Milan)
"The motorcycle exhibition offers the public the opportunity to see ... the result of a sensitive and "passionate" research of the collector, which has lasted for more than 35 years... It has about 90 pieces. These are vintage motorcycles from before World War II, built by the then emerging Gilera, Guzzi and Bianchi, but also of foreign origin such as the small American-made 1922 Scooter."

Museo Moto Villa
Concordia sulla Secchia
41033 – Modena
A small museum dedicated to the works of the brothers Francesco and Walter Villa.
Museo Moto Villa

Collezione Rizzi
Davide Rizzi, owner of the Mathis restaurant in Fiorenzuola (PC) has a splendid collection.

Saltarelli Collection, Fano
Closed. See Past Museums