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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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great place

This place is fantastic. All kinds of bikes to see from very old to very new. Saw so many gas tank designs it was great. Also go visit the Harley Davidson restaurant the food is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

This place is fantastic. All kinds of bikes to see from very old to very new. Saw so many gas tank designs it was great. Also go visit the Harley Davidson restaurant the food is great and service was the best

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to see where we have been in the history of motorcycles. The H-D folks took no liberty with marketing their product, just telling the history, including the debacle that was the AMFvownership years.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

My husband has a Harley and I'm his passenger. I had gotten a Groupon for the Museum. I'm so glad I did. I don't remember what I had paid , but it was a lot more inexpensive then what I would have paid at the entrance. Way " Overpriced" for the Museum!! I'm not that really into bikes, but usually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Quality exhibits, interesting displays. The employees were all friendly and full of interesting info. They all seemed to enjoy being there. Restaurant was good - a little pricey but great wait staff and food. Nice gift shop too. Great day in Milwaukee.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I'm not a bike rider but if I was, this place would have been heaven! I like bike's, even the idea of me riding one but the more practical side of me tells to err on the side of caution and stick to the cars. There's a lot of very clean bike's here, hundreds! This place definitely made me a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

I've been meaning to visit this museum for a while now, and finally got around to it... I went very early in the day to avoid any crowds - I was actually the 3rd person in that morning... It's a great walk through the history of both the motorcycle and HD, with lots of display models and areas to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

I learned some things. Had a good time looking at the the bikes. Didn't know about the hill climbers on the old bikes. The staff were great. Very helpful. Had something to keep my daughter interested. Would go back

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I had no idea that this museum would have so much to see! The top floor has tons of artifacts from the first 50 years of the company. I'm not a motorcycle enthusiast by any means but I really enjoyed all the Milwaukee history woven through out. The downstairs has great videos and some interactive activities that even adults could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Amazing place even for the people who are not big into harley or motorcycles. It's worth the money to go. The restaurant in there is also really good. The food might be kinda pricey for some people, but worth every cent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was on our bucket list! Very worth going to!! Lots to see and do! Very easy to get around inside the museum. If you are into Harley's and their history like my husband and you are in the area, it's a must stop!!

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