Europe’s highest motorbike museum at the Top Mountain X-Cross Point is located at the foot of the Timmelsjoch Road.
In Hochgurgl, at the foot of the Timmelsjoch mountain pass road, which connects South Tyrol (Italy) with the Austrian North Tyrol, the prestigious object "Top Mountain X-Cross Point" is located. The building with its wooden façade fits harmoniously into the alpine landscape. It houses a unique collection of classical motorbikes and antique cars. The museum, Europe's highest motorbike museum at 2,175 m a.s.l., was inaugurated in April 2016.
About 230 classical motorcycles from 100 manufacturers are shown on an area of 3,000 sqm. Among them are bikes of the brands Motoguzzi, MV Augusta, Ducati, BMW, DKW, Zündapp, Triumph, Sunbeam, Matchless, Brough Superior, Vincent, Honda, Henderson, Indian and of course Harley Davidson. Also some antique cars like a Ferrari Californian Spider, a Porsche 959 and a Lotus 23 B can be admired. Its Godfather is Giacomo Agostini, most successful motorcyclist ever.
In the Top Mountain X-Cross Point also a restaurant made of wood and steel, the toll station of the Timmelsjoch Road and the valley station of the new Kirchenkar Cable Car can be found. Together with the museum, the building offers 4 functions which are symbolised by the X in the name.
The Top Mountain Crosspoint was largely destroyed by a fire in January 2021, including all exhibits. The museum is in the reconstruction phase: The plans are by architect Michael Brötz, who also realised the old museum. Its re-opening is planned for the winter season 2021-22.