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Harley-Davidson Museum

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Address: 400 W Canal St, At the corner of 6th and Canal, Milwaukee, WI 53203-3208
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+1 877-436-8738
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10:00 - 18:00
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Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Wed 10:00 - 18:00
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Harley-Davidson motorcycles bring heart-thumping adventure, life-changing...

Harley-Davidson motorcycles bring heart-thumping adventure, life-changing freedom and a bit of rebellion into the lives of people around the world. But whether you were born to be wild - or mild - makes no difference at the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Much more than a nostalgia trip for motorcycle enthusiasts, the Museum offers a glimpse of American history and culture like you've never seen before - through the successes and trials of an iconic American company. Interactive, eye-catching exhibits present an unparalleled collection of legendary stories of our nation's last century.

Located on 20 acres in downtown Milwaukee, the Museum offers free parking, Motor Bary & Restaurant, Cafe Racer, The Shop, park-like outdoor spaces, special event rentals, guided tours for group of 15 or more, and Steel Toe Tours of the Powertrain Operations, home of the big-twin engine.

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Interesting even if you aren't a rider

I'm not a motorcycle rider but really enjoyed the museum. It was interesting seeing all the bikes over the last 100 years and learning the history of the company. It is a great... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I'm not a motorcycle rider but really enjoyed the museum. It was interesting seeing all the bikes over the last 100 years and learning the history of the company. It is a great way to spend an hour or two.

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Thank Toddclement
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is INCREDIBLE! Just about every Harley ever built is in here plus Harleys modified by owners. The complete history of Harley Davidson and so much more. Highly recommended!!!

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Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether you are a fan of Harley Davidsons or not, you should check this museum out! All the history and the stories behind the bikes and other memorabilia is amazing. Well worth it!

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El Dorado Hills
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very enjoyable way to see the history and progression of Harley Davidson motorcycles since 1903 under one roof. Great displays of posters, racing history as well as some unique and iconic bikes (e.g. Peter Fonda in Easy Rider.) A few interactive presentations for kids to touch.

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Thank steven f
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Harley Davidson Museum is a unique experience encompassing the history of it's brand. You will also be taken through visual bike rides in addition to being able to sit on a number of Harleys. No one leaves disappointed. A second building houses a restaurant and gift shop you will not want to miss. If you have extra time there... More 

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Thank 544barbarai
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even if you're not a HD fanatic, the museum is very cool. The old bikes are fun to see. People who know motors would have a great interest in the technology displayed. I don't think small children would enjoy it as much as adults. The grounds/shops/eating is an added bonus. Great setting on the lake.

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Thank 373rhonda
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Definitely worth a visit, you are able to get the real story on the history of Harley, plus lots of cool bikes to see

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Harley museum is a great place to see and visits when you're in town. Take the tour if you've never been, very interesting. It's clean and classy!:) The staff is very friendly They have great food at Motor and the gift shop offers just about everything. It's a beautiful building in a great location.

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Thank Jennifer K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If U like mechanical things , hand made or history this is a place to see both. The history of motor bike,how the bikes were hand made back in the Day,Plus the Restaurant diner .

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not into motorcycles and expected to be quickly bored but the museum is well done and quite interesting. I felt obligated to go as a Milwaukeean, but I'm glad I did. I wasn't expecting depth of the section on history which was excellent. And while I've always recognized the "art object" aspect of the bikes, seeing them in a... More 

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