MUSEUM
A BRIEF HISTORY
THE VELOCIPEDE MUSEUM, LOCATED AT 414 DELAWARE STREET IN HISTORIC OLD NEW CASTLE, DELAWARE, EXHIBITS A COLLECTION OF VELOCIPEDES, TRICYCLES, BONESHAKERS AND BICYCLES DATING FROM THE 1860'S TO THE MID 1960'S. THE MUSEUM IS OPEN SATURDAYS FROM 11-5PM AND ADMISSION IS FREE.
DEVELOPMENTS AT THE MUSEUM
ADVERTISING MEMORABILIA, BOOKS, PAMPHLETS AND RELATED LITERATURE IS ALSO ADDED TO THE MUSEUM LIBRARY FOR STUDY. COLLECTIONS OF BELLS, LAMPS, WHEELS AND SIGNAGE ARE ALSO DISPLAYED. A 48" BONESHAKER INTERACTIVE DISPLAY IS NOW IN OUR MAIN GALLERY FOR YOUR RIDING PLEASURE.
414 DELAWARE STEET HISTORIC NEW CASTLE
48" High Wheeler
 CURRENT EXHIBIT
NOW ON DISPLAY:
1818 DRAISAINE REPLICA
1868 BONESHAKER
1864 CHILDS WOODEN TRICYCLE
1884 HOWE ADULT TRICYCLE
1891 VICTOR SPRINGFORK
1892 GENDRON SAFETY
1903 COLUMBIA MOTORBIKE
1939 ELGIN MISS AMERICA
1965 SCHWINN WITH SIDECAR
1968 HUFFY CHOPPER
AND MANY MORE
IF YOU HAVE A VELOCIPEDE, BICYCLE, BONESHAKER OR TRICYCLE YOU WOULD LIKE TO DISPLAY, PLEASE CONTACT US.
FOR DEMONSTRATION DATESFOR EXHIBIT INFORMATIONEXHIBITS & ACQUISITIONS
SCHEDULED TOURS
THE MUSEUM IS REGULARLY OPEN EACH SATURDAY YEAR ROUND FROM 11-5PM WITH FREE ADMISSION. STUDENTS, CLUBS OR PERSONS IN THE AREA WHO WISH TO SCHEDULE A PRIVATE SHOWING OTHER THAN SATURDAY MAY CONTACT THE ADMINISTRATOR. ALLOW 2-4 WEEKS FOR SCHEDULING.TO SCHEDULE A TOUR
1884 HOWE ADULT TRICYCLE
COVENTRY MACHINISTS 1885

MANUFACTURED IN COVENTRY, ENGLAND AS AN ADULT

TRICYCLE.  IT WAS VERY POPULAR WITH LADIES AS THE LEVER VERSION DID

NOT INTERFERE WITH THEIR DRESSES.  THE MODEL SHOWN HERE IS

THE CHAIN DRIVE VERSION, WITH RACK AND PINION STEEERING