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A.R.E Motorcycle Collection
Ranked #13 of 44 things to do in Douglas
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Went through the gates of this splendid house, was met by the owner, gave us a talk about his motor bike collection, very interesting. Toured his sheds, full of motor bikes of the 50s. Every bike was clearly marked , with info, every bike was immaculate . Well worth going

2  Thank Bernie S
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Reviewed 8 July 2014

Visited this museum by appointment with the owner. have not seen a collection like it all motorcycles restored and run by the owner. All in excellent condition and looked superb. The owner is specializing in James motorcycles and is looking to provide a centre for the James owners club. I particularly liked the Manx Nortons and was very pleased to see an Aerial Arrow and a Norton Dominator 600 both bikes I owned in the mid and late 1960's. Highly recommended visit for all British bike lovers. Very friendly and knowledgeable owner. No entry fee when I visited just a donation for a local charity.

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Reviewed 24 June 2014

Fantastic collection of bikes restored to pristine condition. We spent a great afternoon looking around this fabulous collection of special motorbike models. A must for all motorbike enthusiasts thanks to the hard work and generosity of the owner.

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Reviewed 22 June 2014

Enjoyed an afternoon walking around collection and work shops. if it had a Cafe would have got an excellent

1  Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

This museum is open at weekends in summer, and during the TT. The collection of bikes is extraordinary, having examples of models from Manx Nortons to some marques that I have never heard of !! Many bike museums have machinery from the dark ages, but this collection has been put together so carefully, that every enthusiast will get a kick out of a visit. The owner, Tony is a true enthusiast, and my friend and I sat for half an hour in one of his workshops, talking about many aspects of the collection, and bikes that we have owned and loved. He is a great guy, and will make you very welcome. There is no charge, but he expects a contribution to a local charity. I strongly recommend a visit, and you will find Tony's encyclopedic knowledge of bikes fascinating

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