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European Motorcycles

Motorcycle Museums of the Past


Divided Collections, Closed or Relocated Museums

Haigslea Motorcycle Museum
Queensland, Australia
Closed 2015. More information: Haigslea MC Museum


Karlsson Museum
Ullared
Göran Karlsson's Motor Museum had around 200 cars and 100 motorcycles. It opened in 2007 and closed in 2010 after Karlsson's death.


Bradworthy Transport Museum
Devon, UK. Closed



Musee de Montjean sur Loire
The museum closed in September 2006. Exhibits included many French cyclos, scooters and motorcycles from the 50s.



Musée D'Automobiles du Forez
Sury Le Comtal
This museum was owned by Jacques Lefranc for almost 60 years, closing in 1981. The collection was purchased by Maurice Marques of Saint Zacherie, who maintained it until 1995. Several from this collection were sold at Retromobile 2018.



Phil Aynsley Photography
Phil Aynsley Photography
Thousands of quality photographs featuring Ducati, Moto Guzzi, MV Agusta and numerous other marques. An index to many of the amazing galleries on his site is available here:
Phil Aynsley's Motorcycle Photos