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“Pretty Good advertisement” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Harley-Davidson Museum

Harley-Davidson Museum
400 W. Canal St., At the corner of 6th and Canal, Milwaukee, WI
+1 877-436-8738
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Ranked #1 of 136 things to do in Milwaukee
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Owner description: 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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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
“Pretty Good advertisement”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

Nice execution..but you gotta be a Harley fan to fully appreciate...most of these bikes look the same..

Visited May 2012
Thank Mike B
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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

I went there with my family.
Nobody in my family drives a motorcycle.

But after the tour / visit - I could see it happen.
The place is very nicely layer out.
We enjoyed the savager hunt. The kids were all very engaged.

Thanks H-D!!

Visited December 2012
Thank AllGood422
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“For motorcycle lovers and novices alike.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

I have visited the museum twice, both times with family visiting Milwaukee. The architecture of the museum buildings and landscaping is very well done. It feels modern, industrial, and in the vibe of the Harley Davidson brand. The exhibits are interactive, and they do a great job of balancing a history lesson with motorcycle eye candy. One of my favorite parts is the exhibit where you can hear sound clips of their signature Harley Davidson engines.
This is a great visit for both kids and adults, motorcycle enthusiasts and curious visitors.

Visited June 2012
Thank GNessa
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Lake Barrington, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“HOG Wild”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

For biker fans, this is the place to see. Great history info. From the beginning of the company, WWI & WWII, police bikes, speedy delivery machines, bikes from every year, specialty bikes & designs, everything you'd live to see & experience. Plus two restaurants, gift shop, &. Great view. Our 2nd time here & plan on returning in the summer to enjoy the outdoor settings too. Love it!

Thank Janet920
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012 via mobile

A peace of great american motorcycle history! A MUST visit if you are close! I really enjoyed the 2,5 hour visit i was here! To bad they closed, could have spend a couple of more hours here;-)

Thank RiffBoX
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