The Evel Knievel Museum is in Topeka, not Butte, Montana, his home. A total tribute to this once famous daredevil who attempted to jump the Snake River Canyon at Twin Falls, Idaho, on a motorcycle, it’s wildly popular and has been opened only one year. My impression is that its sponsors hope to turn Evel into a 21st century Elvis.
Evel was a master at self-promotion and a money magnet. The display of the products he endorsed is huge. He bragged about the 33 million dollars he earned.
The most popular place in this amazing attraction is the 4-D Jump Experience. “It’s so real!” one man exclaimed as he did it followed by several wows.