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Harley Davidson Factory Tour

11401 N Congress Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153-1473
+1 877-883-1450
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Enthusiastic Hog factory tour

If you are a bike enthusiast then this is the tour for you! It is free and lasts about an hour and... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
daveashuk
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Pretty lame

Tour consists of a 5 minute video, a quick walk past the cafeteria, another video of the paint... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2017
Mjloewen
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The 358,000-square-foot Harley-Davidson Vehicle and Powertrain Operations in Kansas City, Mo. was built in 1998 and provides free tours or extended Steel Toe Tours. Kansas City employees produce the Sportster®, Dyna®, StreetTM and V-Rod® families of motorcycles, along with select Softail® models, from fabrication and finishing through final assembly to include the liquid-cooled Revolution® and Revolution XTM powertrains for the V-Rod and Street families. The tour center features a series of displays that guide you through the various manufacturing and assembly processes. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop, which features tour-related souvenirs. Your tour experience begins with an introductory video. Then it's on to the factory floor where you'll witness a wide range of operations from welding, laser-cutting and frame-bending, to polishing and assembly. You'll see fenders and fuel tanks being formed, newly painted frames hanging on the line, and sophisticated robotic welding technology. You'll also see the Revolution® powertrain assembled from crankcase to cylinder heads.
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“steel toe” (9 reviews)
“gift shop” (20 reviews)
“assembly line” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11401 N Congress Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153-1473
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+1 877-883-1450

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you are a bike enthusiast then this is the tour for you! It is free and lasts about an hour and we joined a tour a few minutes after walking in. You watch an introductory 10 minute presentation before you are issued with safety...More

1  Thank daveashuk
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Tour consists of a 5 minute video, a quick walk past the cafeteria, another video of the paint room, and that's about it. Things you actually get to see: A few stamping presses off to the right on the walk, and a brief glimpse of...More

1  Thank Mjloewen
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great tour if you are a HOG owner or want to be. well organized and planned out. Good general and specific information. Our presenter was enthusiastic and personable.

Thank lovethedeep
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The free tour through the factory is really interesting. Lots of interesting information about assembly, company history, and employee engagement. As a heads up, Fridays are not full production days so we didn't get to see a lot of assembly actually happening. If you plan...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The tour gives you a detailed look at the time, skill, quality and love that goes into crafting a Harley Davidson. Whether you are into motorcycles or not, this is not to be missed.

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Absolutely fantastic! Went on a friday, so the majority of the plant was shut down (Harley runs 2 - 10 hour shifts daily Mon - Thurs) but quite a few of the operations were being run while we were there, in addition to maintenance and...More

Thank PilotWill
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I did the free Factory Tour which lasted an hour. The tour was very interesting and your on the factory floor and watching them in production. You are given safey goggles and and earpiece so your able to hear the guide as it is noisy...More

Thank LovestoFly
Reviewed 30 September 2016

A neat way to learn about HD and see how the factory is run. They put a lot of time and energy into making it a good working environment.

Thank 726barbarae
Reviewed 24 September 2016

The tour covered a lot of the plant and enabled an opportunity to see the plant and how the various stations were organised. There was though a lot of HD is the best etc. but it was free. If you want to see things moving...More

Thank 1Bustrav
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

It was cool to see how motorcycles are made. My husband loves them so he was right at home. They have step by step instruction boards so you can see start to finish. The tour is awesome.

Thank KandCMahan
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William36_2016
24 April 2016|
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Response from Lor6969 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, when we went there no wifi was available. Hope that helps
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Gabriel W
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Response from prissy365 | Reviewed this property |
They are a factory with a union. They are closed for all Holiday's and a week for the fourth.They should be open on Jan 4th. You can call them.
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