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

Photography and filming

Photography and filming

Visitors are more than welcome to take photographs/video footage during their visit to the National Motorcycle Museum but this must not be republished for commercial use. We always really like to see visitors images so please feel free to share them with us via our social media platforms.

Press & Commercial

We are pleased to consider requests for filming and photography for a variety of press use including authors, publishers & broadcast media.
We also take items from the collection out on location for filming/other purposes. For more details see the specialist services page of our website and click on film industry props or the exhibition hire pages.

For more details or if you are interested in filming or photography for press/commercial use, please get in touch with us:

James Hewing – Museum Director
01675 443311 or email