Governor Terry Branstad Proclaims June 11-17 as Iowa Museum Week

One of Iowa’s exceptional transportation museums is the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa. Featuring over 400 motorcycles, a restored gasoline station, a wide range of rare bicycles, toys, memorabilia and wonderful graphics including advertising art, photos and paintings it provides a broad lesson in America’s love for two-wheeled transportation. The Museum’s website is www.nationalmcmuseum.org

The National Motorcycle Museum is a non-profit 501(c)3 membership organization which serves a local, regional and national membership and support group as well as publishers and researchers interested in motorcycling’s heritage. The Museum accepts donations from individual supporters and sponsors and was in 2011 the grateful recipient of a grant from the Iowa State Historical Society.

The Museum’s banquet center has been used by the Anamosa Chamber of Commerce, government groups, civic organizations, service groups, educators and non-profits as a meeting place, as well as by families and friends looking for a themed place to gather and celebrate.

And the entire grounds and Museum hosts several events each year including the East Central Iowa Sidecar Association Rally September 8 and the annual Vintage Rally which showcases the National Motorcycle Museum in its mission to present the interesting history of motorcycling in America.

The National Motorcycle Museum welcomes school groups, families anyone looking for entertainment with a dose of education to visit year around 9-5, daily. Complete information for planning your visit is on the Museum website; www.nationalmcmuseum.org or by emailing museum@nationalmcmuseum.org, or calling 319 462 3925.

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