Get Involved!

As a 501 (c)(3) non-profit museum we get most of our support from other enthusiasts just like you!  There are a number of ways that you can help the museum, whether it’s volunteering, donating money, donating a bike, or any number of other things.  Explore some of the different options here and help us share motorcycle history with the world!


The Current Museum Collection   The major art and history museums in America have great collections largely due to the gratitude and thoughtfulness of Americans. These are people who have saved and collected significant objects then decided they need to be enjoyed by broader audiences like those attracted to museums. Assembled for exhibition or publication …

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Loan A Motorcycle

Support A Special Exhibition Each year the Museum mounts one or more special exhitions and often needs additional motorcycles or other objects to tell a story, expand on a theme. Watch the website for our invitations to nominate one or more of your bikes or collectibles that fill a specific need we have. Or drop …

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Motorcycle Club Sponsorships

Through the ages motorcycle clubs have always been a vital part of the motorcycle culture.  They have played an important role in creating and protecting our heritage.  They have kept motorcyclists connected through social activities.  Today, the brotherhood and sisterhood of organized motorcycle clubs continues to coordinate road riding events, host cause-oriented benefits and increase …

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Volunteer At The Museum Put your special talents and enthusiasm for motorcycling’s history to work at the National Motorcycle Museum. You’ll be part of the program whether it’s airing up the tires on a 1911 Flying Merkel or hanging a painting by a great artist. Hours and times are flexible but it helps to know …

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