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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
Phone Number:
+1 877-436-8738
10:00 - 18:00
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Thu 10:00 - 20:00
Fri - Wed 10:00 - 18:00

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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Awesome museum

Haley Davison has put a lot of work into creating the museum and it was fantastic. Lots of cool exhibits and history about company. I would definitely recommend a trip.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Boulder, Colorado
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Haley Davison has put a lot of work into creating the museum and it was fantastic. Lots of cool exhibits and history about company. I would definitely recommend a trip.

Thank skitolive13
Ellsworth, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum was great! You could spend hours there. A lot of really old things to look at and read about. My husband really wanted to stop here and I'm glad we did. There is a discount for military, so my husband got in for $14 instead of $20. He also got a 10% discount at the restaurant and 5%... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

PROS: free parking; a whole compound in tribute of Harley Davidson motorcycles; different buildings containing the museum, restaurant and gift shop. CONS: may not be for you if you are not into motorcycles or the whole culture of it.

Thank Big_bro_1_usa
Sharpsburg, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The history of Harley Davidson is amazing as are all the bikes in the museum. We thoroughly enjoyed are visit and I highly recommend paying a little extra for the audio tour.

Thank McElwaney
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even if you are not a Harley Davidson bike rider, this museum has something for everyone. And if you love HD, then this is your place. Great for kids too, they can even see what its like to "ride a motorcycle".

Thank Steve M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We've been wanting to go for a long time now and this was our chance. It is easy to find. Interesting, clean and fun. Will go again.

Thank juliewO2749WC
Woodstock, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Toddclement
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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!!!

Thank JefferySwan
Fargo, North Dakota, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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!

Thank Tracie P
El Dorado Hills
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank steven f

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