Following recommendations from the CDC, Jefferson County Officials and the City of Birmingham Officials, the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum will temporarily close to the public until April 17th or the COVID-19 risk diminishes. Therefore, some of the dates below are subject to change. Please see our social media accounts for updates.
All year long, the Barber Museum and Barber Motorsports Park calendars are packed with exceptional events for recreation, learning, socializing, and adrenaline-rushing fun. With so many first rate programs, events, and festivals, you’ll want to come to each of them!
And if you’re an enthusiast who doesn’t want to miss a beat, check out our membership options. Being a museum member means you’ll always have the inside scoop and will enjoy special discounts and opportunities throughout the year for members only.
Barber Tag Days
- July 11, 2020
- September 12, 2020
- May 9, 2020
- September 5, 2020
*Make sure to arrive before 11 am*
Alabama residents are given the opportunity to purchase a distinctive Barber Museum motorcycle or car tag. The cost of this tag is $50. By purchasing one, you are adding a unique accessory to your vehicle as well as supporting the museum. A majority of the cost of the tag goes directly to the museum and is tax deductible. GET YOUR BARBER TAG HERE
Do you have a Barber tag on your car or motorcycle? If so, please arrive in the Barber Museum parking lot prior to 11 am. The parade lap around the Barber Road Course takes place during the lunch hour and is limited to the first 50 vehicles. When you participate, you’ll receive free admission to the museum on that day. For more information about Tag Days, call the museum at 205.699.7275.
Barber Vintage Festival
The Annual Barber Vintage Festival is one of the most highly anticipated motorcycle events in the world. The three-day festival features the fan zone with food and entertainment, Ace Corner, a swap meet with hundreds of vendors selling vintage motorcycles and parts, as well as the VJMC gathering, and the Motorcycle Classics show. Read about these attractions – and more – below. Don’t forget… the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum features extended hours as well as seminars during the 16th Annual Barber Vintage Festival. So when you’re not in the park, be sure to check out what’s going on in the museum!
For more information please click here.
Barber Museum Plus-Member Hot Laps
Member Hot Lap dates for this year are February 14; May 22; July 17; and November 20. Our “Plus” members get one hot-lap ride in a Porsche driven by a Porsche Track Experience instructor per membership year. Barber Museum members who aren’t currently “Plus” members can upgrade their membership to “Plus” to participate in this membership perk. Log in to the museum’s website to RSVP.
2020 Museum Programs
January 30, 2020 – Museum Talk: Gas vs. Electric, Victory at Barber (10 years later) Speaker: Builder of MotoElectra Brian Richardson & AMA SuperBike & Formula 1 Rider Thadd Wolff Click Here to RSVP
February19, 2020 – Museum Talk: The Laverda Project. Speaker: Motor Journalist, TV Host, Philanthropist and Adventure Rider Neale Bayly Click Here to RSVP
March 18, 2020 – Museum Talk: For the Love of Lotus. Speaker: BVMM Senior Manager of Restoration and Conservation, Lee Clark. Click Here to RSVP
May 6, 2020 – An Evening Tour of BMP & Race Control Speaker: Barber Motorsports Park Manager, Mark Whitt. Click Here to RSVP
June 10, 2020 – Museum Talk: “Never Say Never” A Woman Roadracer’s Story of Late Blooming. Speaker: Roadracer & AHRMA Executive Administrator Cindy McClain Click Here to RSVP
July 29, 2020 – Museum Talk: Restoration Celebration, Ner-A-Car Speaker: BVMM Restoration Technician, Mitch Cobb Click Here to RSVP
August 26, 2020 – Museum Talk: Restoration Celebration, 1903 Indian Single Speaker: BVMM Restoration Technician, Denis McCarthy Click Here to RSVP
November 18, 2020 – Museum Talk: Barber Museum Acquisition Stories Part 2. Speaker: BVMM Director, Jeff Ray and BVMM Acquisition Manager, Brian Slark. Click Here to RSVP