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BMS ORDERS Due to digitisation of the technical archive,BMS orders will take longer than normal to process between March 2022 and December 2022

Display Halls

FOYER (Free to enter)

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Special Exhibitions.
The inner foyer of the museum is free to enter and contains the museum gift shop/admissions desk and foyer food court. Motorcycle wise, the foyer is reserved for our raffle machines, as well as some museum restored machines that we might have for sale at the time! You will also be able to view our Sealey Tools supported workshop area where minor work takes place on machines that we run at events.

The Museum Inner Foyer Contains:

  • Our current raffle bike offering.
  • Museum restored machines for sale.
  • Sealey Tools supported workshop area.
  • Museum gift shop/admissions and foyer food court.

HALL 1

Hall 1

60 Glorious Years.

The idea of museum founder Mr William “Roy” Richard’s, hall 1 showcases the 60 glorious years of motorcycle manufacturer in this country from 1898 to 1960. With machines of all types and marques from the earliest veterans through to the powerful 650cc “twins” of the “rocker” years, this hall helps visitors chart the development of the motorcycle. All the bikes are displayed in numerical/year order 1898-1960 and also includes the museum’s large collection of both Vincent & Sunbeam machines.

Also contains the following special displays

  • Vincent road machines
  • Sunbeam road machines.

HALL 2

Hall 2

Road Motorcycles A,B & C in alphabetical order (not BSA).

Also contains the following special displays-

  • Brough Superior.
  • Military Machines (Including our special “Troop Aid” feature).
  • Photo Studio (Showcasing a very special or temporary loan machine).
  • Prototypes (x22 machines).
  • Working Bikes (Police, Ambulance etc).

HALL 3

Hall 3

Road Motorcycles B (BSA) D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N in alphabetical order (not Norton).

Also contains the following special displays-

  • The Museum’s huge collection of BSA & Matchless machines all displayed in numerical/year order.

HALL 4

Hall 4

Road Motorcycles N (Norton), T & R (Royal Enfield) in alphabetical order.

Also contains the following special displays-

  • The Museum’s huge collection of Norton, Triumph & Royal Enfield  machines all displayed in numerical/year order.

HALL 5

Hall 5

Competition Motorcycles A-Z

The Museum’s huge collection of competition motorcycles, including road race, off road, sprint & dragster machines all displayed in numerical/year order.

Also contains the following special displays-

  • World Record Breakers (Sprint & Dragsters).
  • Works Norton Rotaries (All the ex-works Norton Rotary race machines in one place including the famous Steve Hislop 1992 Senior TT winning “White Charger”).