The Museum collection now boasts some 1000 plus machines, fully restored to the manufacturers original specifications with over 850 on display at any one time. We are able to supply tyres to fit most machines from the beaded edge type for the earliest pioneer bikes through to the superbikes of the 1970s and 80s as well as inner tubes and other accessories. Established in 1899, originally as C. For full details and some great video footage see the main Team National Motorcycle Museum page. On the collection page you will find a taster of just how amazing the National Motorcycle Museum really is with an alphabetical list of each of the 170 marques that make up our unique inventory. You can discover more about everyone on the main Meet the Team page and find out more about their roles within the greatest motorcycle museum in the world. The support and donations of individuals and industry for the funds to maintain our high standards of display, exhibits and amenities are vital to our work are also vital.
See the insurance services page for more details of our specialist rates for Friends of the National Motorcycle Museum from just £76. The team exists to showcase some of the museum's competition inventory as it was originally intended to be used - back on track! More information can be found within the Specialist Services section or on the pages listed on the menu to the left. On the Fundraising and Donations page you will find more details of how you can support us. The story of The National Motorcycle Museum is also the story of one incredible man, Mr William Roy Richards. It is our stated aim to provide a wealth of specialist services and unique activities via our which allow people to make the very most of owning classic British motorcycles. The award winning conference centre has 13 purpose built suites available, including the Wardroom, seating small parties of up to 20 guests, and the Imperial Suite which can host 1000. On the main Castrol page you will find more details of the products we stock as well as how to receive them directly to your front door by mail-order.
We spent the day at the museum and enjoyed a delicious lunch at the cafe where the staff were lovely and helpful. For more details see the main Museum Tours page. On the Bruce Main Smith page you will find full details of all our specialist technical literature which is all available to purchase on-line. For more details see the main Museum Live page. More details can be found by clicking on the various pages opposite which also contain some exciting video footage showing what you can expect when you become a Friend of the Museum! However our mainly alphabetical listings are designed to whet your appetite as regards just how special a place The National Motorcycle Museum really is.
Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to make your visit informative as well as enjoyable. I found numerous models practically identical to mine — and the staff were so helpful. Guided tours must be pre-booked and are available to everyone including those wanting to book a special birthday treat for an individual loved one up to large groups visiting us from clubs, societies, schools and industry. The National Motorcycle Museums workshop can tackle the most challenging rectification work on the oldest machines, see the main Insurance Claim Damage Repair page for more details. On this page you can learn a little bit about Mr Richards and what lead to him founding the largest British Motorcycle Museum in the world. Wakefield, Castrol launched their first lubricant for motorcycles in 1906 and has been at the leading edge of motor technology ever since.
With decades of combined experience our team are able to help with many of the queries that you might have about the British Motorcycles that make up the Museum collection. I was amazed at how many bikes were on display and how many different manufacturers bikes there were. . On this page you will find regular updates about which machines have just come into the collection. . .
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