Moto Guzzi Museum: the house of the Eagle is on Lake Como
The Museum Moto Guzzi shows the Moto Guzzi history and culture, bringing together a rich collection of over 150 exhibition pieces of production motorcycles, sport bikes, prototypes and experimental engines. The Moto Guzzi Museum is located in Mandello del Lario, Lake Como, the original birth place of the Moto Guzzi Eagle which was established in 1921.
The exhibition area consists of a collection of over 80 vehicles, along with the story of the production history of the Mandello Eagle and offers an insight into the social and economic development of the country. In the case of the Norge 1928, the first GT, the Airone, the most popular middleweight motorcycle in Italy from 1939 to 1957 or the Falcone model a dream for many of the riders of the fifties. Then, there are some example of motorcycles used during the war.
The museum guides the visitors in a journey into the time, admiring the grace and the knowledge of mechanics and designers that have created these artworks. At the end of the visit the visitors can see the production lines: are not always available for visits. The industry has suffered during the crisis, but now a restyle of the firm brings the Eagle on the road to the heart of bikers.
The museum is open in the afternoon.
The greatest event about Moto Guzzi is the Moto Guzzi Days, a festival in Mandello del Lario in September to celebrate the house of the Eagle: bikers and lovers coming from all the Europe are there to take part in this international party.
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