Denmark - Nimbus Motorcycle Museum - 1

Nimbus Motorcycle Museum - Horsens - Denmark - European Tourist guide - euro-t-guide.com
The small Nimbus museum, which is located together with the Industrial Museum in Horsens, is dedicated to the history of the Nimbus motorcycle.
Nimbus was a Danish motorcycle brand which was very popular in Denmark from 1920 until 1960, where the production stopped. The Nimbus factory was founded by Peder Fisker, who also manufactured a very popular vacuum cleaner - Nilfisk.  
  
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A Nimbus motorcycle with sidecar used by the Danish Postal Service. Now one of the "stars" at the Nimbus Museum.

A Nimbus motorcycle with sidecar used by the Danish Postal Service. Now one of the "stars" at the Nimbus Museum.
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A Nimbus motorcycle with sidecar used by the Danish Army just before World War II. Motorcycles like this one took active part in the battle when the German Army attacked Denmark on the 9th of April 1940. Now it can be seen at the Nimbus Museum.

A Nimbus motorcycle with sidecar used by the Danish Army just before World War II. Motorcycles like this one took active part in the battle when the German Army attacked Denmark on the 9th of April 1940. Now it can be seen at the Nimbus Museum.
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A view into the Nimbus Museum.

A view into the Nimbus Museum.
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A very popular Nimbus model from the early years - called "the stove tube" - now at display at the Nimbus Museum.

A very popular Nimbus model from the early years - called "the stove tube" - now at display at the Nimbus Museum.
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Many Nimbus motorcycles had sidecars - like this one at the Nimbus Museum.

Many Nimbus motorcycles had sidecars - like this one at the Nimbus Museum.
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A Nimbus motorcycle at the Nimbus Museum.

A Nimbus motorcycle at the Nimbus Museum.
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