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A.R.E Motorcycle Collection

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A hidden gem.

Came across this little gem whilst walking around. A great and informative collection, although I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ian H H
Keighley, United Kingdom
Samll but interesting

It wont take long to walk around this museum but its definitely worth visiting and we were made... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Philip H
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The Old Vicarage, Main Road, Kirk Michael, Douglas IM6 2HD
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Reviewed yesterday

Came across this little gem whilst walking around. A great and informative collection, although I am not into motorcycles I really enjoyed the visit.

Thank Ian H H
Reviewed 6 days ago

It wont take long to walk around this museum but its definitely worth visiting and we were made very welcome

Thank Philip H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst at the Classic TT we called to see the Tony East motorcycle collection at Kirk Micheal. First off we met Tony who was a lovely man and clearly passionate about motorcycles. He and his staff made us really welcome and they just asked for...More

Thank Lambers2013
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Tony (Anthony R East) who has compiled this collection of motorbikes is always very welcoming and has a wonderful collection of classic and vintage bike for inspection by members of the general public.

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

He seems to have everything and can talk about bikes for ever. Easy to pull in north of Kirk Michael and lots of parking. Plus he is on the TT course.

Thank Alamochad
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Handy to visit - adjacent to the bus stop. Interesting array of immaculate old bikes and a pleasant garden. They don't charge an entry fee but understandably ask for a charitable donation.

Thank bobd606
Reviewed 20 August 2017

visited on a Sunday whilst on holiday ,great place to visit , meeting of isle of man VMCC taking place on the day but we were still made welcome , very informative and friendly curator i ,i recommend a visit if you are on the...More

Thank brodybunch1117
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A superb collection of well over 100 motorcycles - most of them British made and in full working order. The 2-stroke Villiers engine collection is probably unique. Lots of unusual motorcycle memorabilia. The owner, Tony East, is a mine of information, aided by wife Pat....More

Thank swhamer
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Made the effort to visit only to find it closed opening times are not advertised. We had to wait almost a hour for the next bus back to Ramsey. Check times before you visit

Thank davidsK7087FO
Reviewed 19 July 2017

What a welcome by owner when visited with trike tour all old British bikes what a collection a must to be seen

1  Thank alanbruce1942
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Judith W
14 July 2017|
Response from Pineapplebabe |
Hi you will need to get bus 5 or 6 from Douglas Lord Street going to Peel and Ramsey and get off at Kirk Michael, not sure where the bus stop is in KM but driver may drop you at the door if you ask him, they are pretty good... More
16 May 2017|
Response from Pineapplebabe |
Hi if you travel to Kirk Michael and go past the car sales garage its on the left just before the petrol station by a sign for some stables I think
23 November 2015|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Sorry i do not know opening times, i have only visited whilst over to enjoy the IOM TT & Classic TT