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Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum

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Packs a Punch

From the outside the museum is very understated, almost hidden next to some offices and amongst the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul N
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Amazing Collection of Motorcycles!

A++ experience if you are a motorcycle enthusiast. Definitely recommend! The range of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SouthbaySJ
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OPEN SAT/SUN 11-5 AND WEEKDAYS from 11:00 - 3:30 by calling ahead. The L.A. Times just voted the Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum as one of the 5 Best Places to Visit in California for $10 or less. The Vintage Motorcycle Museum houses a private...more
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320 Alisal Rd, Suite 202, Solvang, CA 93463-3749
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside the museum is very understated, almost hidden next to some offices and amongst the trees, but as you walk in, wham! Brought Superior SS100, Crocker and the infamous Britten. What a fantastic collection of exotic machines, the Britten alone was worth the...More

Thank Paul N
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Paul, Thank you for your wonderful review. "Packs a Punch" indeed! It is always such a pleasure to open the Museum for visitors who are familiar with these rare legendary motorcycles. Yes, the WWII Indian Engine in its original crate, which sat for 70...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A++ experience if you are a motorcycle enthusiast. Definitely recommend! The range of the collection dates from the early 20th century to modern. Such a treat to see so many beautiful machines.More

Thank SouthbaySJ
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear SouthbaySJ, Thank you for taking the time to provide such a positive review of the Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum. We truly appreciate your patronage and are so delighted that you really enjoyed viewing the extensive collection of rare vintage and classic motorcycles. The collection...More

Reviewed 13 August 2018

Lot's of new and vintages motorcycles here. Spent about an hour looking around. They keep the bikes in good shape and cleaned well.More

Thank Craig M
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thank you, Craig, for the 5 star review. I am very glad you enjoyed your visit. I am glad you spent some time looking at the motorcycles. Did you visit on the weekend or during the week? Just wondering which of the Docents was there...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018

Had a private tour on our ride from Norther California. This place is amazing. The currator, Jill is a bundle of information as well. Don't miss this experience if you are a motorcycle enthusiast.More

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Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Hello My Friends, WeRTravelbugs, I remember our visit and I really enjoyed speaking with each of you in your traveling caravan. It was so enjoyable to talk with you about the motorcycles and to know that you appreciated the rarity of the motorcycles in the...More

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

We called and they opened up for us. Great private collection of motorcycles and the building is nice and clean. Jill was very knowledgeable about all the bikes there. Reasonable admission of $10. You can take pictures and look as long as you like.More

Thank taylor426
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely visit. It is always a pleasure talking to people about the bikes. I may not know how to dissect an engine but I listen and have learned a great deal from our visitors as well. We hope you will visit...More

Reviewed 26 February 2018

We had heard about this museum and finally decided to visit this past weekend. It was amazing! From the very pleasant, well informed, young man who was working on Saturday to all the beautifully displayed motorcycles! My husband & I spent close to 2 hours...More

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Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018

Dear Andy-Cathy O, I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. Christopher is the "very pleasant, well informed, young man" who was working Saturday and I will forward your review on to him. Thank you. It is always interesting and fun for me as well,...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

It’s small room. they a huge collection of vintage motorcycles. You can walk around and take pictures. If you have questions there is someone to answer them.

Thank Cande M
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2018

Hello Cande, I hope you enjoyed your experience at the Museum. Thank you for the very nice review. Warmest Regards

Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful private collection and how great for sharing with the public! I originally saw this and knew my husband would love it but I ended up loving it as well. Loved the write ups on the individual bikes too 🙂More

Thank Shalisha H
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Hello Salisha, We are so glad you enjoyed the experience of the Vintage Motorcycle Museum. I always suggest that people read the write-ups about the motorcycles because they are written by the owner and they impart the real 'nuts and bolts' of each motorcycle and...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

What a wonderful collection of two wheel motoring. They were in such pristine shape and the historical voyage was very enlightening.More

Thank StanleyS319
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Stanley, I am so glad that you enjoyed your visit. Yes, the collection of motorcycles is very diverse and rare. It is indeed a voyage through 'Motorcycle Time'. Most people see bikes they have never heard of and/or only seen in books. Many thanks...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

I wanted to visit this place so badly. Was pleasantly surprised that it was right next door to our accommodations. I emailed Jill via the website and she responded with good dire tions and was able to accomodate our time. We paid $10. Ea. And...More

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Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

It was an absolute DELIGHT meeting and talking to You and your Husband and your two friends. You are sincerely the most knowledgeable woman about rare motorcycles that I have had the pleasure of talking to. You were spot on with all of the details....More

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