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Motorcycle Museums of the UK

British Motorcycle Museums and Collections

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Museums of the UK, A to K:

Museums of the UK, L to Z:

Museums UK, Isle of Man:

Other museums include:

Ballymoney Museum
Northern Ireland
Impressive displays in a fine location. Exhibits include Majestic, FN four, 1000cc Vincent, MV Agusta and various American machines.

Science Museum Group
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2DD
Publishes a vast number of documents and photographs in their online collection, exceeding 250,000 objects in 2018.
Motorcycles in the collection include many historically significant pieces. There is a Hildebrand, a Wulfmuller (one of each) and a steam motorcycle built before the turn of the century which was still in daily use fifty years later.

Murray's Motorcycles
Santon Villa, IOM
The collection began around 1954, moved to Peel (1964-1969), and then to The Bungalow (1969-2006)

Black Country Living Museum Trust
Tipton Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 4SQ
The museum is on 26 acres and has some 80,000 exhibits. Motorcycle exhibits include Wolf, Carfield, several Sunbeam and AJS models, Rockson,

Nottingham Industrial Museum
Birmingham Thinktank Museum. Collection includes a 1928 BS Black Alpine.
Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester A rare Colonial is on display..

Bradworthy Transport Museum, Devon
Closed. See Past Museums

Several images on this page by Phil Aynsley, others by Kotomi. Credits Licence: CC BY 2.0