Moto Guzzi museum

February 2, 2016

IN AN ATTEMPT to be objective, I should say that the Moto Guzzi museum – at Mandello del Lario, on the banks of Lake Como in northern Italy – has relatively few motorcycles on display for a world-class museum.

It’s housed in an old building, dating from the 1920s, and the displays are plain and utilitarian.

Also, in purely objective terms, visitor facilities are poor.

Admission is free of charge. There are no audio guides or booklets to lend a helping hand.

This is a museum fit only for the dedicated Moto Guzzi acolyte. Voyeurs, bystanders and tourists need to seek their historical thrills elsewhere.

Read more in February’s edition of CBG

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