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Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum

320 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-686-9522
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Beyond Great

We visited one Saturday morning thinking there might be an interesting small collection of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BJWhelan
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Austin, Texas
Must stop for motorcycle lovers!

This places had a TON of vintage bikes and history to it. Very rare and unique bikes. $10 seemed a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Happygoluckyang
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Lansing, Michigan
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OPEN SAT/SUN 11-5 AND BY APPOINTMENTS WEEKDAYS from 11:00 - 3:30 The Vintage Motorcycle Museum houses a private collection of more than 95 of the worlds' most rare classic and vintage racing motorcycles. There are several one-of-a-kind motorcycles that you may never have seen and some that you may never see again anywhere else.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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320 Alisal Rd, Solvang, CA 93463
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+1 805-686-9522
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited one Saturday morning thinking there might be an interesting small collection of motorcycles. What we saw was probably the greatest collection of vintage and classic bikes in the world "incredible".

Thank BJWhelan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This places had a TON of vintage bikes and history to it. Very rare and unique bikes. $10 seemed a little too pricey for the museum. However, you could take your time and look at everything. The stories under a lot of the bikes were...More

Thank Happygoluckyang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is one of the best I have been to, with an interesting assortment of rare and unusual bikes that are accessible and have great descriptions. Highly recommended for any motorcycle enthusiast!

Thank Justin A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum is a must for any rider coming in on the weekend. It is open 11-5 on weekends only & during the week if arrangements are made by phone! I have been here a number of times over many years and...More

Thank jamesbC6618SA
Jill B, Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so glad you enjoyed your experience. Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful words of encouragement. It is people like you who make life so great! Warm Regards, Jill

Reviewed 16 May 2017

A great museum,worth going to. I enjoyed as the wife, very well displayed! My husband thought it was great.More

Thank Debbie B
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Hello Debbie B I am so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Museum and I am happy that your Husband enjoyed the bikes. Thank you for providing us with a very positive review. I really appreciate it. Sometimes I open up during the week...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017

There are so many different motorcycles to see. There is a minimal entrance fee. The motorcycles are all owned by the same man. Make sure to read the plaques, many of them are very humorous.More

Thank punkin698
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Hi punkin98, I really like your review because it describes what we are trying to offer people who are really interested in looking at really rare and unusual motorcycles. I think some of the signs are pretty funny too. And there really are so many...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Housed in a rather low-key, inconspicuous location on Alisal Road a couple of blocks down from the Corque Hotel in Solvang, this museum has an impressive array of motorcycles - most of them vintage. Whether you are looking for race bike fit for an Isle...More

1  Thank 124pilot
Jill B, Operations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for such a fine review! And thank you for pointing people to our website for our exact opening hours. We are always more than happy to open for people during the week but there is...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017

As a motor bike enthusiast, I was keen to see exactly what they had to show. WOW what a collection. European, USA and Japanese. They are all here. Even my old Triumph. I was lucky enough to get to talk to a tour guide and...More

1  Thank JamesUKUSA69
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2017

Hello James, I am so glad you enjoyed your visit! I remember your group and I was asked 3 different questions that I have never been asked before - in 16 years! Yours was a group who knew their bikes - very well. But that...More

Reviewed 13 February 2017

I've been wanting to see the museum for several years and when a rainy day came along on one of my rare visits to the area my host suggested we go to the museum. The bikes are either pristine or excellent originals. The range of...More

2  Thank Jonathan S
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2017

Thank You, Jonathon! We are so pleased to hear of your great experience in the Vintage Motorcycle Museum in Solvang. You are right about the broad collection - the collection has grown incrementally since we opened in March 2000, and we've got about 100 bikes...More

Reviewed 16 November 2016

A little off the beaten path. Well-lit, quiet and pretty interesting. The person who collected the fees was glued to a football game on his tablet. A half-hearted offer to answer any questions, so I'm thinking he really didn't mean it. For those who are...More

1  Thank ajsaxman559
Jill B, Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Hello ajsaxman559, I am sorry to hear that our docent was glued to his tablet. I'll talk to him - normally, he's a pretty easy going and friendly guy. But I am really glad that you liked the collection of bikes. We are a bit...More

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