Earth Highest Museum fire destroys about 200 classic motorcycles

The Prime Mountain Crosspoint museum in Hochgurgl, Austria, burned down right away. 

The museum was household to much more than two hundred classic bikes together with various uncommon cars and trucks. 

At this stage the induce of the hearth is mysterious. It is feared that all belongings on show would have perished in the hearth. 

Known as one of Europe’s greatest historic motorcycle exhibitions covering 32,000-square-toes, it held classic masterpieces. Some of the items on display incorporated a 1920 Anzani racing motorcycle, a 1955 MV Agusta 125, a Brough Exceptional-Austin 3-wheeler and the 1949 Indian Valve Twin, just to title a handful of.

This Austrian museum also exhibited a variety of scarce cars which integrated the 1958 Porsche Speedster Design 568, a vintage Alfa Romeo 8C racer from all-around 1930 and an Aston Martin DB5.

Open up to the public due to the fact April 2016, it was positioned at the foundation of the Timmelsjoch mountain go road and sits as the EU’s best altitude museum at 2175m. 


The acclaimed tourist destination was owned by twin brothers Alban and Attila Scheiber. The business owners are keen motorcyclists them selves. 

The route there was regarded as an awe-inspiring expertise through the alps. The setting up was also outstanding. Made by Tyrolean architect, Michael Broetz, it encompassed the museum alongside with a initial-class restaurant, terrace and the toll station proper at the border to Italy. 


Their social media accounts have been flooded by phrases of guidance from good friends, followers and the local community.