National Motorcycle Museum
The National Motorcycle Museum is recognised as the finest and largest British motorcycle museum in the world, and originally opened its doors in October 1984 with a collection of 350 motorcycles on display. The Museum owes its formation to the drive and ambition of one man, Mr W.R. (Roy) Richards. Roy passed away in 2008 but his work continues under the guardianship of Roy’s Widow Christine and her son’s Simon and Nick. The Museum collection now boasts some 1000 plus machines, fully restored to the manufacturers original specifications.
Since opening, this magnificent centre has become the largest motorcycle museum in the world and attracts around 250,000 visitors a year. One of the biggest attractions for many guests is the comprehensive cross-section of British machines, spanning the “60 Glorious Year” of motorcycle manufacturing in this country. The museum’s aim is to preserve these pieces of history for future generations to come, as a reminder of this great nations industry, engineering prowess and work ethic.
The National Motorcycle Museum complex also boasts an award winning conference facility “The National Conference Centre”.
For more details visit www.thenmm.co.uk