Ian MacGregor's 20,000-square-foot underground Canadian Museum of Making in the foothills near Cochrane is the stuff of collectors' dreams: "The Canadian Museum of Making began as a personal project to save intriguing machinery and tools from being discarded from local shops, and grew into a renowned, private museum which gathers items from all over the world that live in the intersection between engineering and art.
This museum has over 100 motorcycles on display, many marques and covers decades of motorcycle history. The Gift Shop has unique motorcycle related gift items and great options for decorating the "Man Cave".
"We have one of the finest collections of historic and antique cars in Canada South, most of them owned by the museum. We also have the only EMS museum in Canada. In our village, we have over 20 historic buildings, originating from various areas of Essex County. We conduct many automotive museum and village tours on a daily basis and we see thousands of school children attend the village every year to be a “Pioneer for a Day”."
The museum's basic responsibilities of stewardship and public service are expressed by preserving, documenting and interpreting artifacts and archival materials that help to build an understanding of the history of policing in Ontario since the formation of Upper Canada in 1791, specializing in the material culture of the Ontario Provincial Police from 1909.
"Visit the Museum of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Belarus to explore unique materials related to the activities of law enforcement agencies in the Belarusian lands since the time of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and up to the present days. Numerous archival documents, service weapons and uniforms of different epochs, officers’ service awards and personal belongings, real evidence of solved crimes, weapons seized from criminals – all these items will tell you the story of the most interesting and dramatic events in the history of law enforcement.
A few kilometers from Vileyka (Minsk region, Belarus) is the village-museum Zabroddzie. Zabroddzie - is a cozy little village located on the former front lines of World War I, on the banks of the river Narachanka. This village-museum is known far outside Belarus. She is famous for the fact that it is the only Belarusian museum of the World War I. There are old houses and objects of everyday life of Belarusians from the 19th century. Additionally there is a very interesting classic car and motorcycle museum with a few self-made one-off Soviet cars (Samodelki), old German cars
Mezhyhirya near Kyiv is a former residence of Viktor Yanukovych, the former President of Ukraine. Today the 350-acre site has been turned into a public national park, which includes among other things a classic car museum showing the bulk of Yanukoych's car collection.