Famous Ducati Museum in Borgo Panigale, Bologna enters
the virtual world with Google Maps
Direct link to virtual tour available at Goo.gl/maps/jAHeL
number of Ducati Museum visitors expected during World Ducati Week 2014
Panigale (Bologna), 18 February 2014 - The Ducati Museum, which already attracts an
incredible 40,000 passionate fans and visitors from around the world every
year, is set to attract hundreds of thousands more as the famous Italian
motorcycle manufacturer opens its doors to a virtual tour with Google Maps.
Google technology now offers an alternative high
resolution virtual tour of the museum, passing along the famous Via
street outside and entering the Ducati factory. A simple
search on maps.google.com enables users to explore the Ducati Museum rooms and
view the motorcycles on display, from the 1946 Cucciolo to the most recent
Desmosedici GP and World Superbikes built by the iconic brand in Bologna. The
virtual tour even enables users a tour of the Ducati Museum shop, providing a
realistic visit experience from anywhere in the world and at any time of the
Ducati Museum, which covers an area of 850 square metres, offers an impressive way
to discover the origins of the company as well as admire the magnificent
display of over 40 motorcycles that have been fundamentally important to the
racing heritage of Ducati, as well as writing the history books of
motorcycling. The exhibition surrounds a giant red helmet with motorcycles
displayed on an illuminated track and seven additional thematic rooms, each
creating an emotional experience with associated historic videos and mementoes.
recognised in 2012 by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Regional
Activities as a site of significant cultural value, the Ducati Museum has been
extensively documented by world media and highly recommended by many
international tourist guides.
addition to the new Google Maps virtual tour, the Ducati Museum will become
especially busy in 2014 as Ducatisti
from all over the world descend on
the factory in Borgo Panigale, Bologna during World Ducati Week 2014
massive international rally held every two years for Ducati owners and fans
will take place 18-20 July at the Misano World Circuit in Italy and offer
participants the chance of a real ‘visit' to the Ducati Museum, now expertly mapped
and previewed by Google maps.
information on how to visit the Ducati Museum in person, go to the History
pages of the Company section on Ducati.com. To make a virtual tour, simply search
on Google Maps or enter directly at Goo.gl/maps/jAHeL .