Museum Hours

The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum will reopen Friday, June 19th at 10am and will resume 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.

 

Where else in the world can you see 900+ mint-condition motorcycles on exhibit at one time? Nowhere. The Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum is recognized by Guinness World Records as the world’s largest motorcycle collection. With over 1,600 motorcycles spanning over 100 years of production, the Barber collection represents 200 different manufacturers from 20 countries. Showcasing the unique design of each individual piece, this epic display reveals the fine art of the motorcycle. But that’s not all. The museum also features the world’s most extensive collection of Lotus cars, plus an assortment of rare, celebrated cars.

 

 

April 1–September 30
Monday–Saturday: 10am–6pm
Sunday: Noon–6pm

October 1–March 31
Monday–Saturday: 10am–5pm
Sunday: Noon–5pm

Closed Major Holidays
New Year’s Day, Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day. If you plan to travel to the museum during other holidays such as Memorial Day or Labor Day, please call to confirm museum hours.

 

Admission

Adults: $15 +applicable taxes
Children ages 4–12: $10 +applicable taxes
Children 3 and under: FREE

Pets are not allowed.

If you choose to visit during a major event weekend, you will need to purchase an event ticket to access the park, along with regular admission to the Barber Museum. Please go to www.barberracingevents.com for schedule.

Learn about the tours and field trips we offer.

To protect the objects being photographed and for the safety of other visitors, there are certain rules that must be followed when photographing at the Barber Museum. Photography must be conducted without disruption to museum operations and without limiting the accessibility of exhibitions, entrances/exits, doorways, pathways, and high traffic areas.

Do not climb, lean, or sit on any exhibits. Do not place props or equipment on the exhibits. Flash photography, tripods, monopods (including “selfie sticks”), and other photographic equipment are not permitted in the galleries.

Photography is permitted for private, noncommercial use only. Photographs may not be published, sold, reproduced, distributed, or otherwise commercially exploited in any manner without prior written permission of Barber Museum management.

Unless otherwise noted, photography of temporary exhibitions or borrowed works of art is not permitted.

Photography Policy