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Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum

250 Armidale Rd, Tamworth, New South Wales 2340, Australia
+61 2 6766 7000
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Wow. Jealous much.

Okay. This is probably one of the best private collections I have ever seen. You can see the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
John G
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Hornsby, Australia
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Had a great visit to this Museum!

Tony was really great! He really made the effort to chat to each of the visitors coming into the... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2016
judyjetson2062
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Sydney
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The museum houses a private collection of over 50 motorcycles in pristine working order from the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. The collection of bikes includes Ducati, Triumph, Honda, Velocette & Laverda. All motorcycles have been immaculately restored to concourse condition, plus there are some limited edition current models. Open every day from 9am - 5pm (except Christmas Day).
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  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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250 Armidale Rd, Tamworth, New South Wales 2340, Australia
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

Okay. This is probably one of the best private collections I have ever seen. You can see the passion here. This is well maintained & set up. Enjoy this but make sure you set aside 2 hours

Thank John G
QHPG, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

What a great review - you obviously know your bikes and appreciate the collection. Our volunteers are meticulous about looking after the Museum and their first loves! Thanks for the tip about allowing 2 hours to get the most from your visit.

Reviewed 18 March 2016

Tony was really great! He really made the effort to chat to each of the visitors coming into the Museum and convey some tales about a number of the motorcycles that are on display. I don't know much about motorcycles (except that I like them...More

Thank judyjetson2062
QHPG, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thank you for visiting our Museum - we're really proud of our enthusiastic volunteers who share our passion for two wheels! We're so pleased their enthusiasm rubbed off on you and you enjoyed your time viewing the motorcycles on display.

Reviewed 26 February 2016

Wonderful collection of old bikes beautifully restored. From very old to more modern, all makes and models. Custodian Bill is an absolute treasure, has a tale or two to tell and will make you a tea or coffee as well.

Thank AlanJane H
PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2016

We couldn't agree more - Bill is a wonderful ambassador for the museum who lives and breathes bikes! We will definitely pass on your kind words. Thank you for sharing your wonderful feedback about your recent visit!

Reviewed 6 January 2016

This exhibition has about fifty restored motor cycles. The standard of restoration was outstanding. The bikes are closely stored but this is necessary to fit the large range of bikes that are on show. The exhibition shows numerous different brand names including names that are...More

Thank MHH0855
PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2016

Thank you for your review. We are glad you were able to call in and appreciate our fantastic collection of bikes on display. Your compliments are appreciated. We hope to see you again the next time you travel through Tamworth. General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse...More

Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

Was an amazing collection. Worth the visit at a small price. If you love motorcycles it's worth the visit. Young and old it's worth it

Thank Sarah S
PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2015

Thank you for stopping in and for your 5/5 recommendation. We're so glad you loved the collection and hope to see you again the next time you pass through. General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth.

Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

I must say I really enjoyed my visit to this bike museum, it must be one of the largest and most diverse private collections in Australia. Worth a visit if your into bikes.More

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PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2015

Thanks for your excellent review. We are very proud of the collection and are so glad you were able to call in and take the time to appreciate some pretty impressive bikes. We hope to see you again the next time you visit Tamworth General...More

Reviewed 15 November 2015

A great display of vintage & not so vintage bikes. Worth a visit for the motorcycle enthusiast. The mature aged gentleman who was looking after the museum during our visit was also an interesting chap, with many stories to tell about his motorcycling days.More

Thank Sue M
PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2015

Thanks for dropping in and taking the time to submit our lovely review. We're delighted to know that you were impressed with the collection and were able to hear some interesting bike stories and experience good old fashioned hospitality at it's best. We hope to...More

Reviewed 5 November 2015

A must see for the motorcycle enthusiast. Eye candy in every direction. I loved it. An extensive private collection of some of the best preserved and rarest bikes I have seen. The host spent time showing me around, discussing the bikes and was very knowledgeable....More

Thank MarvinMayhem65
PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2015

Thanks for calling in! We are so glad you loved the collection. It certainly is a two wheeled lovers heaven and our hosts love nothing better than having a chat and sharing their bike knowledge. We hope you call again the next time you pass...More

Reviewed 26 October 2015

Not my cup of tea but for those into their two-wheeled transport, this is a must. Not only an interesting collection but some rare finds here, including Ducati, Triumph, Honda, Velocette, Laverda and an extremely rare limited edition F4 MV Agusta Series ORO. Easy to...More

Thank PeterLangston
PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2015

Thanks for the fantastic review. We're so glad you loved the collection and were able to appreciate the rare and beautifully restored classics. The F4 MV Agusta Series Oro is definitely worth a photo and is a bit of a crowd favourite with all visitors....More

Reviewed 24 October 2015

A great display of some classic bike. only about half the collection on active display, so multiple visits over time probably worthwhile

Thank sandddweller
PowerhouseTamworth, General Manager at Powerhouse Motorcycle Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2015

There certainly are some great classic bikes on display and something to appeal to every bike enthusiast. We look forward to seeing you again the next time you pass through. General Manager, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth.

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RhubarbStew
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Hi, Admission is $8 adult, $6 pensioner, $4 child and $16 family. Thank you.
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you can visit their web site - powerhousemotorcyclemuseum and you can email them from there.
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