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Motorcyclepedia Museum, Newburgh

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Motorcyclepedia is a 501(c)3 non-profit museum, and is chartered by the Board of Regents of the State of New York.

The Motorcyclepedia Museum consists of:

* 85,000 square feet of exhibit space

* Over 500 Motorcycles from 1897 onward (More are added all the time!)

* Several Galleries including the Indian Timeline, Harley-Davidson, Chopper City, Police and Military Motorcycles, and more

* Circa Timeline including an 1897 De-Dion Bouton

* Two Walls of Death, or Motordromes, are set up on the lower floor.

* and much more!




~From: South or North Interstate 87 also know as NYS Thruway

Take Thruway to Route 17K East

Continue on Route 17K which will turn into Broadway when you reach the City of Newburgh. Continue on Broadway for another mile.

At a the Shell station (or the seventh traffic light in the City of Newburgh) turn right onto Route 32 (Lake Street)

Continue on Route 32 for one mile, passing through two traffic lights, Motorcyclepedia will be on the right. There is a large sign that identifies it.

~From: 84 East

Take exit 10 for US 9W S/New York 32 S

Turn right onto N Robinson Ave

Turn right onto Broadway

Take the 1st left onto Lake St

We are on the right

~From: 84 West

Take exit 10S for NY-32 toward US-9W S/Newburgh

Turn right onto NY-32 S/N Plank Rd

Turn right onto Albany Post Rd/N Robinson Ave

Continue to follow N Robinson Ave

Turn right onto Broadway

Take the 1st left onto Lake St

Destination will be on the right
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  • This was a true hidden gem. Outstanding exhibits and so much history and legacy of motorcycles. It’s a great visit. It’s also huge.  more »
  • I absolutely love this place. My better half took me here as a surprise birthday present and my, oh my, was this the best present I could ask for. From the extensive(as in largest in the world...  more »
  • Blows all other museums out of the water. Spent well over two hours there. The volunteers are the best. Not just motorcycles everything relating to them as well. I highly recommend going there.
  • Wow! What a collection. Great timeline of the original Indian Motorcycle including advertising memorabilia & more. Some great replicas of famous movie motorcycles, lots of vintage Harleys & 2 Walls of Death!
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