The museum showcases the Moto Guzzi history and culture, bringing together a rich collection of over 150 exhibition pieces of production motorcycles, sport bikes, prototypes and experimental engines.
The Moto Guzzi Museum is located in Mandello del lario, Lake Como, the original birth place of the Moto Guzzi Eagle which was established in 1921.
The exhibition area consists of a collection of over 80 vehicles, along with the story of the production history of the Mandello Eagle and offers an insight into the social and economic development of the country. In the case of the Norge 1928, the first dedicated touring machine in the history of the motorcycle designed by Carlo Guzzi and his brother Joseph. The Guzzi Sport and GT series of the thirties, the Airone the most popular middleweight motorcycle in Italy from 1939 to 1957 or the Falcone model a dream for many of the riders of the fifties.
Moto Guzzi is remembered in history for creating vehicles for the mobility of Italians after the war, such as the lightweight 65 Guzzino and for “reinventing” the sport concept in the late sixties with the V7 Sport.
Besides production bikes the exhibition displays a dedication to motorcycle racing. Among these legendary race machines is the Guzzi 4V of 1924 which Guido Mentasti won the first European title at Monza, the twin 500 of 1946 of Omobono Tenni, the Guzzi 350 “World Champion” in 1955, and more recently the V7 series which set 19 speed records in June and October 1969 at the Monza circuit.
Complete the museum tour in the section “THE SOUND OF PASSION”, where films of the incredible history of Moto Guzzi are screened.
Museum and Book Shop opening time:
Monday to Friday 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m..
In the month of July: Open from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m..
The Museum will be closed:
– 4, 5 and 6 of April
– 1st May
– 2nd June
– From 2 to 31 August
– The 8 of December
– From the 20 of December to 6 of January.
Free admission – guided tour