The Alcázar, a military academy in the 18th and 19th centuries, and a notorious symbol of nationalism in the Spanish Civil Wars, has since 2010 has been the site of Spain’s army museum, an amalgamation of several institutions. It has a huge collection, totalling more than 35,000 items including knives, swords, firearms, artillery pieces, flags, uniforms and medals. It includes leather shields and breech-loading shotguns used by the army.
A foundation at Alcalá de Henares is trying to put together a museum for Spanish motorcycles. A small portion of this collection is shown at a nearby hotel: "at the Hotel Alcalá Plaza they share our passion for two wheels. The result is a unique exhibition that condenses specialties, decades and trends. A cocktail that invites you to imagine the immense possibilities of the future Motorcycle Museum. More than 40 classics from different periods and origins in a pleasant, lavishly decorated space. And only 30 km from Madrid"
Enjoy this unique experience travelling back in time to savor Madrid in the early 20th century through the hotel´s magnificent collection of vintage and classic cars, surrounded by genuine photos of Madrid at that time period. This exclusive guided tour around our quaint museum will fascinate both, car lovers and all audiences; where you will feel like gangster during the prohibition, you will learn how to start a 1915 Ford T Model or you will take a picture in a 1950s microcar the “bubble car” (Isetta). It will be an unforgettable experience for all the family.
You can see a demonstrations of historic bicycles and motorcycles. In 2019a second room was opened, where foreign representatives of motorcycles can be seen, like an American Harley Davidson, and other bikes from Poland, England, Germany etc.
The Museum of Technology was opened on 11 August 2012 in the premises of a former steam sawmill in Telč .The museum offers its visitors an unusual spectacle of historic cars, motorcycles, bicycles, stationary engines, strollers, toys, stoves, radios, electrical appliances and daily necessities of our grandmothers. Furthermore, a demonstration of an old dental office, a peasant room or a period car mechanic's workshop is prepared for visitors. The whole exhibition is on an area of 900 m2.
Muzeum historických vozidel a staré zemědělské techniky
This private museum was opened to the public in 2000. It is a three-storey building and an outdoor shelter, all with a total area of about 1900 m2. In the museum you can see trucks and cars, horse-drawn carriages, chariots, sleighs, motorcycles, bicycles, old agricultural machinery, tools, peasant living room, models of trains, cars and planes.
It is an exhibition of vehicles with two-stroke engines from the period of the 30s-80s of the last century, supplemented by other exhibits from this period, a collection of models in the historic interiors of the homestead from the 14th century. A guided tour lasting about 50 minutes will acquaint visitors with the history of the property, the development of vehicles, especially German carmakers, and what the driver had to do a few decades ago, including period camping and car tourism.