Newburgh, New York: Motorcyclepedia

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Address:
250 Lake St., Newburgh, NY
Directions:
Southwest edge of town. I-84 exit 8. Drive south on S. Plank Rd into downtown. Turn right (south) onto US Hwy 9W/Robinson Ave. Drive three blocks. Turn right onto Broadway/Hwy 17K. Drive one block. Turn left onto Lake St. The museum will be a half-mile on the right; a big building, hard to miss.
Hours:
F-Su 10-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
845-569-9065
Admission:
Adults $11.00
RA Rates:
Major Fun
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Motorcyclepedia
Giant museum collection includes the motorcycle Charles Lindbergh traded for his first airplane, a police bike from JFK's assassination motorcade, and three "Wall of Death" thrill show motordromes. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [08/25/2013]

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Motorcyclepedia: Walls of Death

This place is awesome! Even if you're not a motorcycle enthusiast like my husband, this place was fun. They have a lot of cool stuff that anyone would enjoy. There was the motorcycle from TRON, a bunch of '70s custom bikes that look like giant toys (I swear I had a hot wheels of the bubbletop one), bikes you could touch and take pictures on, even the signs and wall art was cool. This is really worth the stop and I'd go back in a heartbeat.

[Suzette, 01/01/2012]
Motorcyclepedia: Walls of Death

An amazing private collection of antique American motorcycles. Ever biker and bike lover should make it a stop some day.

[Mike Samsen, 07/14/2011]

Wall of Death Motordrome.

Motorcyclepedia: Walls of Death

The extensive collection of the Antique Motorcycle Association is now displayed inside a former lumber warehouse store, confidently renamed "Motorcyclepedia." There's a range of the expected choppers and hill climbers, Indians and Harleys. The star exhibits include the motorcycle that Charles Lindbergh traded for his first airplane, and a police motorcycle from JFK's assassination motorcade. The museum also has two "Wall of Death" thrill show motordomes, big wooden barrels in which daredevil motorcyclists tried to speed around the inside vertical walls without crashing.

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 04/19/2011]

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