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“Absolutely worth the money!”

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame
Ranked #2 of 16 things to do in Sturgis
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Established in 2001, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is home to an ever-growing variety of motorcycles dating back to 1907. On display are a huge selection of American and metric bikes along with a wide variety of exhibits, photographs, memorabilia and Sturgis Motorcycle Rally history. A gift shop offers a wide variety of items ranging from motorcycle patches to fine jewelry and books.
Reviewed 30 March 2014

If you like history, functional art, people stories, the bicycles transformation to motorcycles, motorcycles, manufacturing, restoration, historic buildings or just a very clean, well presented collection of historically significant pieces of transportation you will love this place! The price is well worth it, cheaper than a hit or miss Holywood movie, or ... ? These machines transcend the Rally ... Don't miss this opportunity!

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"gift shop"
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"great place to visit"
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"great displays"
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"two floors"
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"vintage bikes"
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"interesting history"
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"nice collection"
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"main street"
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"great selection"
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"early days"
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"staff was friendly"
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"price was reasonable"
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"lower floor"
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"cool stuff"
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

We took visited at the end of March, so almost everything in town was closed, but this museum was open. It was a fun place to stop. Admission is pretty pricey, $8-10 depending on how many people in your party. The bikes were in good condition and there was a variety of different styles and models. The audio tour on your phone is a fun addition. It doesn't take a lot of time to walk through and was interesting.

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Reviewed 26 February 2014

I thought they had a good collection of Indians and Harleys, but also alot of other bikes that round out a nice collection. For some reason I thought the collection would be even bigger because of Strugis' history, but even so, it is a very nice collection. It was also nice to spend some time in a cooler building rather than roast on Mainstreet during the rally

Thank Tigerman67
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

The Black Hills have so much to offer. Of course we know that Sturgis hosts the "largest costume party" in the world in early August with its huge and historic motorcycle event(s). Sturgis "is" the event actually. Greatest people watching in the world.

But I digress. There was an earlier iteration of this museum but the financials needed to get figured out better, always a problem with museums. They got it right this time.

Nice display of motorcycles and related memorabilia and growing. I'm partial because I am an inductee but I've been to many motorcycle museums in several countries and this one is well worth your visit.

Whether you are at the rally, travelling through or on a family vacation in the Black Hills stop for awhile, heck, everyone needs a Sturgis T-shirt so you might as well get yours here.

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Reviewed 9 November 2013

This is a well organized and clean place full of bikes, especially old Indians, beautifully restored. There were actually very few Harlys. No shovel- or pan- heads but one knucklehead. More than half of the display is downstairs with no elevator. Attendants were friendly.

Thank JMLinne
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Christine D, General Manager at Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2013

So glad that you were able to visit the museum and enjoyed yourself. Just one quick correction - we do have an elevator to our lower level - so sorry you weren't aware of it when you were here.

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