Top Mountain Crosspoint Motorcycle Museum
The Motorcycle Museum at the Top Mountain Crosspoint is a museum in Austria dedicated to motorcycles and sports cars, located on the Timmelsjoch high alpine pass.
Opened in 2016 as a major attraction of a high-mountain complex, located at 2175 meters above sea level between the Austrian North-Tyrolean and the Italian South-Tyrolean Alps and which also includes a panoramic restaurant and a cable car station, the Motorcycle Museum is housed in an iconic wood-clad building designed by the Austrian architect Michael Brötz.
Aerial view of the Top Mountain Crosspoint complex
Originating from the passion for of its “petrolhead” founders, the twin brothers Alban and Attila Scheiber, on a floor area of 2,600 square meters ( 28,000 square feet), the museum features some 170 motorcycles, from a rare Laurin & Klement CC Dourdan dating back to 1905, to models produced by both European and American celebrated manufacturers such as BMW, Zündapp, NSU, DKW, Motoguzzi, MV Augusta, Ducati, Bianchi, Aermacchi, Monet et Goyon, BSA, New Imperial, Triumph, Norton, Matchless, Sunbeam, AJS, Brough Superior, Vincent, Honda, Henderson, Scott, Indian, and Harley Davidson.
Two views of the museum galleries
Among the most notable pieces on view, there are a 1912 two-cylinder Indian, a 1914 Harley Davidson, and a 1939 Brough Superior SS100 BJ.
Along with motorbikes, the museum’s gallery showcases sports cars, such as a Ferrari California Spider, a Porsche 959, and a Lotus 23 B.
A 1942 Moto Guzzi motorbike on view at the museum
Interior view with the themed restaurant
Photos courtesy of Top Mountain Crosspoint
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