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National Motorcycle Museum

Open Now: 09:30 - 17:30
Open today: 09:30 - 17:30
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“motor cycle”(18 reviews)
The National Motorcycle Museums award winning facilities provides a truly unique venue for your conference, seminar, banquet or function. Breathtaking displays of literally hundreds of fully restored British motorcycles are on hand to provide an...more
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Coventry Road | Bickenhill, Solihull, Birmingham B92 0EJ, England
+44 121 704 2784
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This is single handed the best collection of motorcycles I have ever seen under one roof. The sheer volume and variety of British bikes through the years is fascinating and there is a lot to get excited about as there is some really unusual stuff...More

5  Thank Richard W
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 April 2013

I was disappointed by this visit. It is simply a large collection of motorcycles in a few large halls. Each bike has a description beside it and they range from early 1900s upwards. They are arranged by manufacturer, broadly. There is no theme/subject streaming, no...More

9  Thank Playfairest
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All reviews british bikes amazing collection motor cycle on display stair lift cafe upstairs british engineering birmingham airport gift shop under one roof great place to visit few hours well worth the visit on arrival hikers enthusiasts bsa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really lovely museum just off the motorway and free parking. For the price you get to visit many halls filled with bikes. Friendly and helpful staff and relatively cheap ticket price. Very warm and welcoming feeling and lots of info. -very happy Mr!

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Went here thinking I’d be seeing a progression of Triumphs, BSA’s, Norton’s and 3 or 4 others. I was blown out of my socks by the number of manufacturers of early motorcycles, cab/sidecar types, military and other bikes all brought back such beautiful condition. Layout...More

Thank 361larryp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to visit here for a spur of the moment day out. Managed to get entrance at 2 for £9 on groupon which was good otherwise is around £9 each. Staff were super friendly and helpful, nice restaurant at decent prices and nice little gift...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what a collection - absolutely awesome and unbeliveable. Anyone who hasn't been, needs to go - a riral must!..........can't say anymore

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your into bikes and you haven't been to this place then you really do need to visit the bikes are displayed so well and the staff are so helpful didn't won't to leave great day out

Thank robirunner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the The Nation Live event on Saturday 27th October. Nice getting to meet John McGuiness and my books signed. Good stage banter from JMcG, Mick Grant and Trevor Nation. Got to look around at all the old bikes would definately go again right...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On Saturday I attended the annual Museum Live Event and had a really great day. The museum was buzzing and packed with people with a shared interest in motorcycles. Events included startups of interesting machines, a number of big names from the racing world being...More

Thank 123DandD2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a FREE to enter event I have been to before and will most definitely go to again, James Hewing and the Museum staff put on one of the best Motorcycle events of the year, lots to see and do and the stars on...More

Thank 816John323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this was the annual open day, I arrived around 9.30 am,it was already packed ,guides assisted me to park the car, shortish walk to the main halls . this was one of the coldest days since summer !! 4C venue and event was great ,met...More

Thank johnwebley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the museum few years ago with my late father, we had a great day, I remover him reminiscing about his old bikes, he was an original cafe racer! Stories include breaking the 60 minute barrier to The Ace Cafe from the midlands! This...More

Thank johnlloyd1975
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Response from Bob L | Reviewed this property |
Definitely yes
6 January 2018|
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Response from Paul911gtr | Reviewed this property |
Hi not sure about public transport... Im sure if you use your uber app it gives you a price..
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Response from martin b | Reviewed this property |
You do need 2hrs to do it justice, but the cafe is well worth a visit too the home made steak pie is excellent