AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame offers free admission on Sept. 28
September 16, 2013
PICKERINGTON, Ohio -- The
American Motorcyclist Association Motorcycle Hall of Fame will open its doors
free of charge on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, as part of Smithsonian magazine's
ninth annual Museum Day. The nationwide event, "Museum Day Live!,"
offers free admission to visitors presenting a Museum Day Live! ticket at a
participating museum or cultural institution.
"Motorcycling's rich heritage is something that all motorcyclists are
proud of, and we are excited to share our nation's two-wheeled story with all
the members of our community as well as Smithsonian magazine readers and
Smithsonian.com visitors on Sept. 28," said AMA Vice President of
Operations Jeff Massey. "The stories of the amazing men and women who have
defined our sport, lifestyle and business are exciting and inspiring. We're
looking forward to showcasing these stories for all-comers during Museum Day
Inclusive by design, the event represents Smithsonian's commitment to make
learning and the spread of knowledge accessible to everyone, giving museums
across all 50 states the opportunity to emulate the admission policy of the
Smithsonian museums in Washington D.C. Last year's event drew more than 400,000
participants nationwide, and this year's event expects record-high
Founded in 1990, the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who
have made significant contributions to motorcycling, including those known for
road riding, off-road riding and all categories of racing, as well as those who
have excelled in government relations, business, history, design and
More information about the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame can be found at www.motorcyclemuseum.org.
The Museum Day Live! ticket will be available to download beginning in August
Visitors who present the Museum Day Live! ticket will gain free entrance for
two at participating venues for one day only. One ticket is permitted per
household, per email address. For more information about Museum Day Live! 2013
and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, please visit Smithsonian.com/museumday.
About the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation
Founded in 1990 by the American Motorcycle Heritage Foundation, the goal of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame is to tell the stories and preserve the history of motorcycling. Located on the campus of the American Motorcyclist Association in Pickerington, Ohio, the Hall of Fame's three major exhibition halls feature the machines and memorabilia of those who have contributed notably to the sport. The Motorcycle Hall of Fame recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to motorcycling, including those known for their contributions to road riding, off-road riding and all categories of racing, as well as those who have excelled in business, history, design and engineering. More information can be found at MotorcycleMuseum.org.