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Bicycle Heaven
Pee-wee Herman's Bicycle.jpg
One of the prop bicycles used in Pee-wee's Big Adventure on display
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Established July 2, 2011 (2011-07-02)
Location Casey Industrial Park
1800 Preble Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Type Transportation museum
Founder Craig Morrow
Nearest parking On site (no charge)

Bicycle Heaven is the largest transportation museum in the world dedicated to bicycles. The museum was founded by Craig Morrow and comprises his personal collection gathered over decades. It is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

The museum is an active collection. The 650 m2 show room contains over 3,500 bicycles with an additional 27,000 in storage. There are over 100,000 parts to keep the collection in repair.

Bicycle Heaven maintains free entry by serving as a bike shop and consulting as prop agents for film, television and theatrical productions. After filming, the bicycles are returned and become part of the permanent collection.


Bicycle Heaven was founded in 2011.


Bowden Spacelanders

Bowden Spacelanders
Four of the last Bowden Spacelanders

Benjamin Bowden, a British industrial designer, designed a space-age fiberglass bicycle in 1946. Bowden named the design the Spacelander; it entered production in 1960 and sold for $89.50. Only 522 Spacelander bicycles were made in the original run. By the 1990s only a few dozen were estimated to have survived. Morrow collected 17 of the proposed 38 left in the world. The Bowden Spacelanders are some rarest bicycles in the museum. Given their scarcity and good condition, they are valued over $50,000 each.

Pee-Wee Herman's Bicycle

One of the jewels of the museum is one of the prop bikes used as Pee-wee Herman's bicycle, the MacGuffin of the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure.

Other Movie Bicycles

The museum displays bicycles used in the films A Beautiful Mind, Fences, Super 8, and others.

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