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 13, 2019
- September 7, 2019
- May 11, 2019
- September 14, 2019
*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 15th 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 22; May 3; July 19; and November 22. Our “Plus” members get one hot-lap ride in a Porsche driven by a Porsche Sport Driving School 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.
2019 Museum Programs
January 23, 2019 – Museum Talk: Motocross American “A view from behind the bars.” Speaker: AMA Hall of Fame Member, Barry Higgins. Click here to RSVP or purchase tickets.
February 6, 2019 – Museum Talk: For the Love of Lotus. Speaker: BVMM Senior Manager of Restoration and Conservation, Lee Clark and Impatient Creations Owner, Dennis Lyons. Click here to RSVP or purchase tickets.
March 13, 2019 – Museum Talk: Intro to Karting. Speaker: USAC Karting Driver, Michael Gay. Click here to RSVP or purchase tickets.
May 29, 2019 – Museum Talk: Trials Development in the USA. Speaker: NATC Trials Champion, Curt Comer. Click here to RSVP or purchase tickets.
June 19, 2019 – Museum Talk: Top Fuel Motorcycle drag racing with the RNE Team. Speaker: Drag Racer and Race Team Owner, Chris Hand. Click here to RSVP or purchase tickets.
August 14, 2019 – Museum Talk: The A, B, Cs and 1, 2, 3s of the Barber Museum Library. Speaker: Barber Museum Librarian, Lee Woehle. Click here to RSVP or purchase tickets.
November 20, 2019 – Museum Talk: Barber Museum Acquisition Stories. Speaker: BVMM Senior Manager of Restoration and Conservation, Lee Clark. Click here to RSVP or purchase tickets.