National Motorcycle Museum (Anamosa, Iowa)

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Coordinates: 42°06′29″N 91°17′02″W / 42.108°N 91.284°W / 42.108; -91.284

National Motorcycle Museum
Industry Motorcycles and Auto
Genre Motorcycles
Founded 1989
Headquarters Anamosa, Iowa, United States

The National Motorcycle Museum located at 102 Chamber Drive in Anamosa, Iowa is a non-profit museum, founded in 1989 by motorcycle builders, racers, and riders. Its purpose to maintain the experience of bikes past and present as well as motorcycle memorabilia, documents and actual vintage bikes from as far back as 1903. It was named Iowa Tourism Attraction of the Year in 2001.

The museum contains a huge collection of motorcycles over the past 100 years as well as thousands of photos, postcards and posters. The bikes come from all over the world; there are American, Japanese, British and other European motorcycles on display.

In 2010, the museum moved its collection of more than 300 motorcycles to a much larger building, and celebrated a grand re-opening in June 2011.[1]



  1. ^ Joe Berk (May–June 2011). "The National Motorcycle Museum". Motorcycle Classics. Retrieved 2011-05-20. 
  2. ^ 1913 Thor Motorcycle 9/28/2011 11:23:07 AM by Christian Williams