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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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Watching Harley Davidsons being made is always a joy!

The Harley factory tour is one of those must see things to do for any motorcycle rider. The tour is... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2017
The Villages, Florida
Take the Tour M-Th,

Wonderful tour, but if you want to see HD in action take the tour M-Th. The factory is open on... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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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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  • Poor1%
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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
11401 N Congress Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153-1473
11401 N Congress Ave, Kansas City, MO 64153-1473
+1 877-883-1450

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

The Harley factory tour is one of those must see things to do for any motorcycle rider. The tour is very informative & you get a full understanding of all that goes into a new Harley. The tours fill up quickly so best to be...More

Thank Baja001
Reviewed October 4, 2017

Wonderful tour, but if you want to see HD in action take the tour M-Th. The factory is open on Friday, but only maintenance and the cleaning staff are working. The factory works on 10 hour shifts M-Th. However, if you like quiet and not...More

Thank R2
Reviewed September 13, 2017

A nice tour and it is free. The tour takes about an hour, but groups are small, so they fill up quickly. No photos allowed in the factory. A nice touch is that each person is given a little ear speaker, so easy to hear...More

2  Thank kuyals
Reviewed September 12, 2017

This is the place to take a tour. I have never seen a plant this clean nor people so friendly and genuinely enjoying their jobs. We had a great time. We were in town for a business convention, so we came in a day early...More

Thank Mandy R
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We loved the tour. I don't know how the regular factory tour is but I feel the steel toe tour is worth the money. Wear comfy shoes because there is a lot of walking. Pants are not required but they will give you shoe coversnthat...More

2  Thank Ashley K
Reviewed July 11, 2017

I came here mostly because a few of my buddies wanted to check this place out and this was close to the airport. Cool experience looking at the bikes and getting a few pics but then there's a factory tour. I don't think I understood...More

2  Thank yufliu505
Reviewed May 10, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting and informative tour of the HD Assembly plant where the company's Dyna, Sportster and Street models are made. There are two tours, the basic free tour and the more in depth "steel toe " tour. Die hard fans with more time on their...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Was in the area and seen that you could tour the building. Checked out what was available at the time, the tour was shorter than normal with stuff going on in the factory but still had a great time. Also checked out the gift shop.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed April 16, 2017

We didn't get to see much of the facility. Since they were rolling out 2017 models,so all we got to tour was the paint room, one assembly line, and a brief description.But all-in-all it's understandable. Still a little let down, though.

Thank Casey H
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Had a GREAT time on the tour and spent way to much money in the gift shop ! This is my third time thru the factory and I will have to say that I enjoyed it as much as the first time !! If your...More

1  Thank Chris J
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April 23, 2016|
Response from Lor6969 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, when we went there no wifi was available. Hope that helps
Gabriel W
September 21, 2015|
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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.