There are vintage motorcycle owners and enthusiasts all over the world, but perhaps the largest density of fans of those stalwart steeds from yesteryear live in the UK. The UK’s first vintage motorcycle club started way back in the 1940s, which might have something to do with the widespread love for motorcycle heritage, whether you see it as a cause or a symptom of motorcycle mania. The careful and reverent preservation of the old machines creates fecund conditions for those who would cultivate and curate collections. The UK has several general history museums and transportation museums with good vintage bike collections, but today we will cover those that focus on motorcycles. Here are five great choices if you want to visit a vintage motorcycle museum in the UK.

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