Oct 14, 2017
- Location: Evel Knievel Museum
- Recurrence: One day
NOW OPEN! Evel Knievel's authentic performance leathers, jump bikes and memorabilia are housed in a permanent museum at the Historic Harley-Davidson of Topeka, 2047 SW Topeka Blvd. The museum is two stories and 13,000-square-foot built off the side of Historic Harley-Davidson.
The museum features dozens of Evel's possessions, and feature items including:
- Knievel’s Caesars Palace Helmet
- X2 Skycycle and Snake River Canyon Jump
- Movie Theater Featuring Evel Knievel films
- Interactive Broken Bones Display
- Interactive Jump Planner
- 4D Virtual reality Jump Experience.
In his 11-year motorcycle-jumping career in the 1960s and '70s, Knievel attempted more than 75 jumps, becoming just as famous for the stunts he landed as those he didn't. Knievel, born Robert Craig Knievel, died in 2007 at the age of 69 from pulmonary fibrosis.