Please contact the Barber Museum as some events have been cancelled due to COVID19. You can reach us at 205-699-7275 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum is open with normal business hours (Mon – Sat 10-6 and Sun Noon-6 ). Some amenities will be suspended including docents, premium tours, and theater access. Guests will be required to follow safety guidelines set forth by governmental officials.
• If you are sick, have a fever or have experienced symptoms related to COVID19 please do not visit.
• Guests are asked to follow the City of Birmingham’s ordinance to wear a face covering in public.
• Practice social distancing by staying 6 feet apart from guests not in your party.
• Wash hands and/or use hand sanitizer regularly.
• Please do not touch or sit on any of the exhibits.
• Minimize contact with all surfaces.
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
- September 11, 2021 – Registration will begin at 10:00am and the last registration will be taken at 10:30am. Laps will begin during the tracks lunch hour.
- September 4, 2021 – Registration will begin at 10:00am and the last registration will be taken at 10:30am. Laps will begin during the tracks lunch hour.
*Make sure to arrive before at time listed above*
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 Museum Plus-Member Hot Laps
Member Hot Lap dates for 2021!
- Friday, February 19, 2021
- Tuesday, May 18, 2021
- Friday, July 16, 2021
- Friday, November 19, 2021
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.
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, 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.
At Barber Historics, some of the world’s finest and most impressive historic racecars compete on the track in a variety of classes based on engine type, car size, and age. This is a rare and special opportunity to see and hear the cars that shaped the history of racing! This event is a Formula Car Festival, meaning you will see many different generations of the Formula cars represented, from Formula Vee’s to Formula Junior to Indy Lights to Formula 1600 and Formula 2000’s and F4’s. A Formula One car has been known to make an appearance. Click here for the provisional schedule.
In 2021 you can expect to see cars on the track ranging from classic Minis and MGs, to the best from Lotus and Porsche. Learn more about Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR).
Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama Presented by America’s First Federal Credit Union
No one will be allowed on Museum property without a race ticket for that day. If you do not want to purchase a race ticket, please select another weekend to visit the Museum. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Barber Small Bore
Facing a resurgence in popularity, small-capacity racing has historically been a fan favorite. The small bikes allow for a drastically low center of gravity as well as a lighter weight for rider control. Now, the Barber Motorsports Park is teaming up with Sportbike Track Time to run its small bore racing event. You can be part of the action by registering through www.sportbiketracktime.com. Please check the rules and regulations for eligibility and all racers will be required to sign a waiver. One rider per team for the expert level endurance race will receive a complementary weekend pass. Riders must register prior to the event. Please Click Here for more details. *(More information will be available soon.)
Sportbike Tire Service will be available all weekend and will be selling Michelin tires.