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Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum

320 Alisal Rd, Suite 202, Solvang, CA 93463
+1 805-686-9522
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Great place to see some unique stuff

I wanted to visit this place so badly. Was pleasantly surprised that it was right next door to our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Hot-Tati
,
Arizona
via mobile
Awesome!

If you enjoy motorcycles then you will see something you enjoy. A large variety of different... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Eric M
,
Pismo Beach, California
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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 http://www.latimes.com/travel/deals/la-tr-tip-sheet-things-under-10-htmlstory.html The Vintage Motorcycle Museum houses a private collection of more than 95 of the worlds' most rare classic and vintage racing motorcycles. There are several one-of-a-kind motorcycles that you may never have seen and some that you may never see again anywhere else.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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320 Alisal Rd, Suite 202, Solvang, CA 93463
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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

Thank Hot-Tati
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

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

Reviewed 11 October 2017

If you enjoy motorcycles then you will see something you enjoy. A large variety of different styles and ages. If your in the area, check it out.

Thank Eric M
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Dear Eric M, I am so pleased you enjoyed your visit. And thank you for great review and for encouraging others to visit. Outstanding review. Thank you. Warm Regards.

Reviewed 3 October 2017

On a rainy day we went to the visitor center to see if something caught our interest. They called the owner and he came to open the museum after 30 minutes. Lots of interesting bikes, from racers to cruisers. Certainly worth a visit if you...More

Thank Bjorn1975
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Hello bjornj29, You were probably met by my Co-Worker, Michael. The owner is a very private person so Michael and I take care of the weekday visitors to the Museum. I am so glad you enjoyed the bikes. Yes, indeed, there are so many rare...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a short walk from the main area of Solvang and they have some nice motorcycles to see here. Price is a little much for the size of the museum ($10 per person for a small museum that takes maybe 45 minutes to see),...More

Thank Vinay Y
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Dear Vinay Y, Thank you for visiting the Museum. With about 100 motorcycles to view, some visitors take 2-3 hours to view all of the bikes. If one were to take only 1 minute per bike, that is over an hour & 1/2. I guess...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

If you like motorcycles, this is quite a collection of a variety of classifications. There is much to learn! Friendly staff.More

Thank Pauline N
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Dear Pauline N. Thank you for your lovely review. It is reviews like yours that really speak to the experience one can have at the Solvang Vintage Motorcyle Museum. We are so pleased that you enjoyed looking at the extensive variety of rare vintage and...More

Reviewed 25 September 2017

If you are a fan this you must not miss. Hours are limited to weekends so check to make sure they are opened. Much history here.More

Thank lzubik0416
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hello lzubik0416, Thank you for your nice review. Actually, the way that Trip Advisor is set up, there isn't a place to put our full scheduled hours which are: Open Saturday and Sunday from 11-5 and if you want to visit during the week, you...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Was walking around Solving and found this museum. Wow was I ever surprised ! Motorcycles from last 100 plus years, all on display and well taken care of, Zundapps,Indians,Harley's, Triumphs, BMWs,James,Moto Guzzi,anything you can imagine, right here. Very knowledgeable staff, clean, all ready for your...More

Thank Thomas P
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hi Thomas P. Thank you for your wonderful review of our Museum. Yes, it is truly a treasure trove of over 100 of the most rare vintage and classic motorcycles. We are told that we have the greatest variety of motorcycles in our Museum than...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

We visited one Saturday morning thinking there might be an interesting small collection of motorcycles. What we saw was probably the greatest collection of vintage and classic bikes in the world "incredible".

Thank BJWhelan
Jill B, Guest Relations Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 September 2017

Hello BJWhelan, Thank you for your wondrous review of our Museum. Thank you for your thoughtful beautifully written review - we are so honored by your visit and your expression of your experience. Kind Regards, Jill B

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This places had a TON of vintage bikes and history to it. Very rare and unique bikes. $10 seemed a little too pricey for the museum. However, you could take your time and look at everything. The stories under a lot of the bikes were...More

Thank Happygoluckyang
Jill B, Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Hi Happygoluckyang, The man who works in the Museum for us on the weekends is Christopher. I will definitely pass along your lovely review to him. Thank you for your great review. I am so glad that you enjoyed experiencing the more than 100 rarest...More

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is one of the best I have been to, with an interesting assortment of rare and unusual bikes that are accessible and have great descriptions. Highly recommended for any motorcycle enthusiast!More

Thank Justin A
Jill B, Manager at Solvang Vintage Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear Justin A. Thank you for your wonderful review. I am so glad that your enjoyed your visit. It is often difficult to explain the bikes to people in an email or on the phone - you really have to see them to enjoy the...More

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