Auto News: Renovated Ducati Museum opens ahead of 2016 World Ducati Week
A trip to Bologna (Italy) isn’t complete without a visit to the Ducati Museum. The museum which was closed for a couple of months (March 29 2016 – June 28 2016) will once again open its gates to the public. Ahead of its 90th anniversary, the revamped museum offers a preview visit to all its fans attending the 2016 World Ducati Week, to be held at Marco Simoncelli Misano World Circuit from July 1 -3.
Museum’s preview is open from June 29 – July 5 giving the fans more time to visit either before or after the 2016 WDW. The redecorated museum displays each of their motorcycles in a manner that demonstrates the bike’s artistic beauty while cherishing the technology, skills and crafts involved towards the motorcycles creation. The refreshed look of the museum is a testimony to the makers’ quest towards futuristic innovations and their supremacy in the present world.
The restructured museum has a complete area allocated for their legendary bikes that built and enhanced the maker’s reputation. The place provides top-bottom information about the design, development and production aspects involved in bike-making. Thence, the museum leads to three sectors with each sector illustrating the history of Ducati’s racing bikes, Ducati Moments (famous personalities behind Ducati’s success) and Ducati production bike sagas respectively. The Production Bike Sector compromises of four rooms with a list of 27 bikes out of which 15 have never seen the light before.
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NOTE: The Embedded Video contains footage taken before the Museum’s Renovation.