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Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum

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Address: Bashley Manor Bashley Cross Road, New Milton BH25 5SZ, England
Phone Number: +44 1425 620777
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Sat - Sun 10:00 - 16:30
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Sammy Miller MBE is a motorcycling legend, 11 times British Champion,...

Sammy Miller MBE is a motorcycling legend, 11 times British Champion, winner of over 1400 events and still winning competitions more than 50 years after his first victory. The Museum houses one of the finest collections of fully restored motorcycles in the world, including factory racers and exotic prototypes, with the collection constantly evolving as new bikes are acquired. There are over 400 rare and classic motorcycles on display in four galleries - one of which showcases the fabulous Norton Collection. The museum is set within an attractive courtyard, with tea rooms, craft shops and children's play area. It is also home to many chickens, donkeys, goats, alpacas and two aviaries.

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Motorcycle heaven

This is a fantastic collection of motorbikes. A beautiful selection amazing machines. Many old makes that have vanished. Could spend many hours here.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fantastic collection of motorbikes. A beautiful selection amazing machines. Many old makes that have vanished. Could spend many hours here.

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Banwell, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Paradise for us ex-motorcyclist pensioners it took me back to my youth seeing bikes that I both owned and rode when I was a lot younger also racing motorcycles that I watch being race by some of the great names. The museum is laid out in a way that you can get close to and have a good view of... More 

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SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, we hope to see you again. More 

Brighton, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We took my uncle of 80years old to this wonderful and fascinating museum. He loved it, it bought back his youth and tales of what he got up to. A well laid out and fantastic collection of bikes. Well worth a visit and great admission price too.

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SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, much appreciated. Come and see us again! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

What a little gem of a museum!! If you love motorcycles from the golden age of motorcycling then like me this is the place for you. It really is just a vast display of the very best of motorcycles from around the world. The sort of bikes that you went to work on all week and then stripped down and... More 

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Thank CE S
SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we are delighted that you had such a good day with us. Please do come and visit us again! I will pass your review on to the Tea Rooms and our 3 craft and gift shops! More 

Bursledon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Firsly the staff on duty were very relaxed and made us feel welcome . This must be one of the best collections of motorcycles in the world .The standard of restoration and preservation is absolutley execptional . My only regret is that we did not have more time to spend at the museum and i would love to see the... More 

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SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Please do come and visit us on an Event day when we do run some of our bikes. Mr Miller still works in the Restoration workshop - he is 83 next month - and we do run bikes occasionally during the week but this is normally if Sammy is preparing for a parade or demonstration at a circuit or if... More 

Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Both me and my husband have an interest in motor cycles both having ridden and my husband having race motor cross bikes. The museum had many lovely old bikes but very few from the 70/80/90 an eara that appealed to us. Also feel the attraction could be enhanced with an audio guide. Both being disleix we find digesting written information... More 

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Thank SarahJanetalman
SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review which I will pass to our Museum Curator for consideration. More 

Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

An amazing collection of motorcycles through the ages. Every bike has info on a card, so you learn about its history. Clearly a lot of work has gone into creating this collection. Also, it's not just bikes- there is a huge amount of memorabilia- from bike bits to advertising signs, and even some sewing machines and typewriters. You don't have... More 

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SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review - and there are around 1400 trophies in Sammy's cabinet!! More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Sammy Miller is a living legend and if you're anyway interested in motorcycles, his museum is a must visit as he has bikes there that are nowhere else in the World. Make it a whole day as there is so much to see and take in, right down to the insignificant sundry items we used to throw away. A real... More 

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SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, much appreciated, and we hope to see you here again! More 

new milton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Very good quick service food various but served and presented by very well trained staff . Snacks are also available good for children as there is a very safe play area and various animals.

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SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

Thanks for your review, please do come and see us again. More 

Lichfield
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62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Back again to look at the fantastic collection of bikes and Sammy Miller's trophies. Always made welcome and so much to see. We phoned ahead to check if we could get a breakfast from the restaurant on site. Yes from 9.30 am so a great start to the day

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SammyMiller, Front Office Manager at Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum, responded to this review

So pleased you are returning visitors, we look forward to seeing you on your next visit and please do ask about our loyalty card scheme if you pan to visit on a regular basis. More 

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