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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
Phone Number: +1 877-436-8738
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Thu 9:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Description: 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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We decided to take a mini vacation to Milwaukee just to visit the Harley Museum and we were not disappointed. Staff was friendly and the exhibits were nicely done. We spent over 2... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Burlington, New Jersey
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Burlington, New Jersey
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We decided to take a mini vacation to Milwaukee just to visit the Harley Museum and we were not disappointed. Staff was friendly and the exhibits were nicely done. We spent over 2 hours inside the main museum and another half hour at a special Willie G. exhibit in a building next door. We also ate at the Motor Bar... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We were visiting from Australia and travelled up from Chicago just to see the Museum. We love our motorbikes and were in absolute awe! This is a museum like never before. The team who create the displays and restore the bikes are amazing beyond words. Even if you are not a Harley rider you will love this! A must see...

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a very well-done museum - thorough, nicely appointed, diverse and interesting even for non-bike people. If you are a history buff, you can't miss this. I highly recommend spending an hour or three here, and the people watching is delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The home of all that is Harley-Davidson. A world-class museum that tells the H-D story from start to present, to it's exciting future. More vintage equipment here than any other place on Earth!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

With my husband & I both being Harley riders, we attend the weekly bike night almost every week. The atmosphere is a bikers dream, we have dinner in the restaurant each time we go there, and the museum itself has a wonderful display of Harley history.

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Moorestown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Not being a biker, I really do not have much interest in Hogs. However, learning more about the company was fascinating. The Willie Davidson exhibit was excellent. It gave me a better perspective on the company beyond what I see on the road.

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Westchester, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

You don't have to be a Harley lover to appreciate this museum. Beautifully done. Interactive, spotless and informative. Also kid friendly with a separate kids activity area. Full of sounds and colors as well. Great history lesson. Free parking and easy to navigate. Well done and absolutely worth the visit of you're in the Milwaukee area.

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champaign, il usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

my husband is a motorcycle enthusiast, lots of information on the history, development of various motors...he personally would like to have seen more on the racing bikes and more modern bikes but still very much enjoyed the museum

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Maryland Heights, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

One feeling most people would have after coming out of the place is, How did they fit in so many artefacts at such a small place.

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Took the Amtrak from Chicago, short walk over the bridge to the Museum, not very well signposted for travellers on foot, luckily we researched prior to arrival, it helped because my husband is a motor cycle fan that he recognised the building. For such a well known brand the museum entry fee of $20 per adult was very reasonable, it... More 

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