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Jameson Classic Motorcycle Museum

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Address: 305 Forest Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950-3320
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If you like old Triumphs and nice people, this is the spot

This is one of the most enjoyable, interesting mini "museums" that you'll find. It's really more of a slice of life. It's personal, has some great old British bikes and a few... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 August 2016
Tom O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is one of the most enjoyable, interesting mini "museums" that you'll find. It's really more of a slice of life. It's personal, has some great old British bikes and a few BMW's and Vespas. If they are not too busy you may get a personalized tour with a history of each bike. This is a great way to spend... More 

Thank Tom O
Magalia, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Great place. Great collection of bikes and wonderful stories from the man himself. Best to hear stories from the man that lived them. Bikes are displayed well and signs to explain what your seeing. Self proclaimed old geezer is your guide but he's really an old fashioned gentleman!! Go. Go. Go

Thank smclevenger
Oakley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

From 1913 Harley Davidson to a large collection of British classic bikes this is a great museum with friendly hosts. Large collection of BMWs and scooters. There is an even old Maytag gas engine for a washing machine.

Thank Tugrul S
Monterey County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2016

This place really brings back memories of sitting on the back of my dads cycle on the way to school. He loved motorcycles and it stuck with me. Now that I have children I don't ride, but I look forward to hitting the road once the grandkids are grown. In the mean time- this museum fits me just fine.

Thank CaliforniaCruizen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

Was planning a trip on our Harley to the Monterey area and looked up thing to do on tripadvisor. Stopped by and was met by Emma. What a sweet and knowledgeable woman. Emma walked with us explaining a little history of the museum and about different bikes. Emma showed us the Norton Commando she had restored. I was also impressed... More 

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Monroe, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

There was a sign outside that said open Saturday (it was Wed) but when I tried the door it opened. Owner said he decided to open because there were lots of people in Carmel for the Pebble Beach cars which were lining up on Ocean Blvd. Mostly older bikes and some scooters with one Rotary-engined motorcycle

Thank John G
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

We stumbled upon here, and what a great find was this. My partner completely loved it. Great collection of bikes, with lot of vintage stuff as well.

Thank Shy_tourister
Rocklin, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

This is a privately owned collection of motorcycles and scooters, kept in a store front on Forest Street in Pacific Grove. The collection ranges from the pristine to the hard pressed. Makes include most common models with some unique examples thrown in. Admission is free but a donation is gratefully accepted.

Thank Eureka_9
San Luis Obispo, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2015

My wife and i were in town and spotted a vintage Honda on it's weekly ride, and followed it back to the museum. Emma got off, greated us, and took us in for a history lession of just a few of the 30 + bikes they have. Emma has also worked on all the bikes as well as performing wonderful... More 

Thank John H
Pacific Grove, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015

There a quirky special interest museums across the country but this one is notable. If you love Motorcycles there will be plenty to entertain you and even make you want to ride off on one of the exhibits. If this is not your obsession, but you want to support a loved one's obsession I think you'll find that the collection... More 

Thank poroyart

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