Lovers of the smell of petrol and speed and two-wheeled vehicles can see both Czech and foreign machines in this museum, one of the largest in the Czech Republic. You can take a walk through the history of motorcycle production, which is an important tradition in the Czech Republic.
The South Bohemia Motorcycle museum is located in České Budějovic in the Piarist Square. It is one of the largest museums of two-wheeled vehicles in the Czech Republic. The museum has almost 100 machines on display; furthermore, there are historical motors, military motors, historical bicycles, old mechanical toys for children, baby carriages, airplane models, and much more. Machines from brands such as Ariel, BMW, ČZ, DKW, Douglas, Expres, Harley-Davidson, Indian, Jawa, Kawasaki, Manet, Muriel, Nimbus, Ural, Voschod are exhibited in the museum. You can also take a look at military motorcycles e.g. BMW, Condor, Harley-Davidson, or Puch. The museum’s guide is an erudite motorist journalist, historian, graphic designer, active motorcycle rider who completed several long-distance expeditions, and also historic motorcycle restorer, Petr Hošťálek. Another museum of historical motorcycles can be found in Kašperské Hory, which has branches in Železná Ruda and Bečov nad Teplou.
How to get there?
The museum is located just in the city center. The museum is, therefore, an ideal place to visit while strolling across one of the most interesting squares in the Czech Republic (the Přemysl Otakar II Square).
Piaristické náměstí (Malá solnice / Salt Warehouse), České Budějovice
GPS: 48.9760189N, 14.4715767E