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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame

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Address: 999 Main St, Sturgis, SD 57785-1620
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+1 605-347-2001
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 10:00 - 16:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00
Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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Established in 2001, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is...

Established in 2001, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is home to an ever-growing variety of motorcycles dating back to 1907. On display are a huge selection of American and metric bikes along with a wide variety of exhibits, photographs, memorabilia and Sturgis Motorcycle Rally history. A gift shop offers a wide variety of items ranging from motorcycle patches to fine jewelry and books.

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Make the Time to Visit the Hall of Fame

It is easy to overlook the Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame, but you are doing yourself a disservice if you do not make the time to visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 February 2017
jorgy1347
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Toronto, Canada

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Toronto, Canada
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32 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

It is easy to overlook the Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame, but you are doing yourself a disservice if you do not make the time to visit.

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Thank jorgy1347
Savannah, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Not far from my Sturgis brick. Its a great motorcycle museum and I go there every year. Great place to take a break from riding and grab a cold one.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The main street was dug up and being repaired so we decided to visit the museum for an off season view of the yearly event. So many motorcycles, lots of history, pictures through the years, a video of the area, great collection of bikes and all in great condition. They have a photo section of the women of Sturgis and... More 

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Moss Beach
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Comprehensive collection of motorcycle memorabilia and artifacts. Covers almost every type of bike you can think of (though Harleys dominate). We had to be in Sturgis for sad reasons (death of a loved one), but this museum really cheered us up, and the folks running the place were very friendly and informative. Bought fun souvenirs, and enjoyed reading the inscriptions... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a small cram packed museum with motorcycles spanning a long history. Mostly American bikes and a few European, English and Japanese..but no Yamaha's!!!! Two floors of great displays and informative facts. The bikes are really interesting and displayed well. The lady on duty was nice and helpful. The entrance fee was very reasonable. Easy to find just past... More 

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Seneca, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

My husband owned a road bike as well as a dirt bike in his younger years, and Sturgis was on his bucket list of stops on our road trip through the Dakotas. After a quick stop at the visitor center, we decided to visit the Museum and Hall of Fame. Although I'm not a motorcycle person, I enjoyed seeing the... More 

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Thank BeachGrandmax4
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This museum is a capsule of motorcycling from the very early days to the present. They have sections dealing with everything from one of a kind gold plated motorcycles to Cushman scooters. On the lower level, you will see some of the great female cyclists complete with their personal histories.

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Thank Jim M
Inglewood, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

It's a small museum for the fee they charge, they were able to give me AAA discount. Went through the entire museum in about 30 minutes. We were able to see some unique and antique motorcycles.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This a great destination when in the Black Hills if you love motorcycles and the history of the machines. There are some wonderful displays of a variety of motorcycles. For those of you who remember the slogan "you meet the nicest people on a Honda," they have a Honda Dream. There is a lady riders hall of fame too.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The best part of Sturgis during the off season. Great bikes and full of history. Kids under 12 are free!

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