Coronavirus – Important information

The museum collection will reopen to visitors on Monday 17/05/21, please click here for key information.

The museum is currently closed, but online sales via our web shop remain operational. This includes all retail goods, Bruce Main-Smith Technical literature and online raffle sales. However, please note that we will be unable to dispatch goods ordered until the Thursday of each week. This will also include confirmation of your on-line raffle entry. The National Motorcycle Museum values your support very much at this difficult time, please rest assured that we will dispatch all goods ordered as soon as we are able. For any queries please contact


Following on from our recent winter raffle draw results, The National Motorcycle Museum is pleased to announce the details of our very special Norton summer raffle.
Museum Director James Hewing stated:
“Thanks must go to Norton Motorcycles who have been extremely generous in donating a brand new Norton Commando as first prize for our Special Summer 2021 Norton Raffle. The Commando 961 Classic is a blend of Norton’s iconic styling combined with modern components, cutting-edge engineering and expert craftsmanship. You now have the chance to win one hand-built Commando out of a limited series of 40, as well as two other exceptional Norton prizes in this amazing, one-of-a-kind competition.”
Norton Motorcycles Interim CEO John Russell added:
“We are delighted to support the National Motorcycle Museum to help them raise the crucial funds needed to return to normal operations. Their heritage collection includes a very significant part of our history, from racing victory to wartime efforts, and it’s important for the direction of Norton’s future, too.”
1st Prize: Brand New 2021 Norton Commando Classic 961cc motorcycle.
A brand New 2021 Norton Commando Classic 961cc motorcycle, which is one of a limited edition of just 40 machines kindly donated by our friends at Norton Motorcycles.
2nd Prize: New/Old Stock 1993 Norton Commander Rotary 588cc motorcycle.
A Brand New/Old Stock 1993 Norton Commander Rotary 588cc motorcycle which has never been run or registered, showing just 12“push” miles only!
3rd Prize: Norton Motorcycles HQ tour.
A VIP private tour & lunch for four around the new Norton Motorcycles HQ in Solihull.
The prize draw for the summer raffle will take place on Saturday 30th October 2021 at The National Motorcycle Museum ‘LIVE’ event.
Tickets cost £2.00 each & will be distributed during May/June 2021 via subscription copies of the specialist press.
Tickets may also be obtained via the museum or purchased on-line by visiting

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