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Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations

1425 Eden Rd, York, PA 17402-1907
+1 717-852-6590
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Perfection

Very interesting steel toe factory tour covered details of Harley production and assembly. Nothing... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2016
swthome2016
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Pennsylvania
Pretty neat

I enjoy thy stop off with the family when traveling through here you can make it a quick stop or... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2016
William W
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Gloucester, Virginia
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Established as an assembly facility in 1973, Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York, PA assembles the Touring, Softail®, CVO™ and Trike models. They also perform a variety of manufacturing operations - making parts like frames, fuel tanks, and fenders. At the Vaughn L. Beals Tour Center, you'll explore exhibits that detail the manufacturing and assembly processes of the factory. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop for tour-related souvenirs. The Kids Corner, a specially designed area for visitors under the age of 12, makes the York facility an ideal family destination. Your factory tour begins with an introductory video and continues on the factory floor where you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the people, processes and products of Vehicle Operations. You'll be guided through the manufacturing of key components and the assembly of Softail, Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles. Then it's on to the end of the line, where every motorcycle is roll-tested prior to shipping. Over the years, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts have made the journey to York, Pennsylvania to witness passion forged in steel. At the Vaughn L. Beals Tour Center, you'll explore exhibits that detail the manufacturing and assembly processes of the factory. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop for tour-related souvenirs. The Kids Corner, a specially designed area for visitors under the age of 12, makes the York facility an ideal family destination. Your factory tour begins with an introductory video and continues on the factory floor where you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the people, processes and products of Vehicle Operations. You'll be guided through the manufacturing of key components and the assembly of Softail, Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles. Then it's on to the end of the line, where every motorcycle is roll-tested prior to shipping. Over the years, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts have made the journey to York, Pennsylvania to witness passion forged in steel.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1425 Eden Rd, York, PA 17402-1907
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Reviewed June 21, 2016

Very interesting steel toe factory tour covered details of Harley production and assembly. Nothing short of absolute perfection is accepted.

Thank swthome2016
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I enjoy thy stop off with the family when traveling through here you can make it a quick stop or take a little bit longer depending on the time you have, whether you are a Harley owner or not it is neat to see a...More

Thank William W
Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We paid the extra money and the steel toe tour and were not disappointed. It was great to receive a thorough explanation of how Harley's are made. It's a must stop if you are in the York area!

Thank Corey B
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

You don't need to own a Harley to enjoy this tour. We took the free tour. It was one hour and so interesting to see how the company has evolved over the years and the amazing detail that goes into each and every Harley produced....More

Thank aliceo718
Reviewed June 11, 2016

What a GREAT tour. This is obviously geared toward Harley owners/enthusiasts, however, almost anyone could marvel at what modern manufacturing and assembly looks like. Such a cool experience to see where and how my bike actually came to be. This plant manufactures and assembles parts...More

Thank mza07
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Husband is a motorcycle rider, so while in the area, this tour was a *must see*. We took the "steel toe" tour, which other reviewers have mentioned. We had "Bob" as our tour guide, and with 19 or so years of giving tours, really knew...More

Thank Kathleen Rene
Reviewed June 2, 2016

I am especially partial to this review. My husband works nightshift at the plant. The tour takes you in daytime when production is in full swing. Its is very detailed, showing the entire process of building motor cycle. They have an open house in Sept.,...More

Thank jshuster1899
Reviewed May 31, 2016

This tour was the main reason we came to York, we wanted to see where our Road Glide Ultra was built. We went on the Steel Toed tour and it was worth every dollar. We have been on serveral factory tours and this one was...More

Thank Larry R
Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Hubby bought his Harley and this was a must see. The steel toe tour is a must. If you love motorcycles you have to take this tour. It's truly amazing how this plant is designed and operates. Highly recommend

Thank JillyKats
Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Wear your most comfortable closed-toe shoes, slip on some steel toes, and spend 2 hours touring on the factory floor. The tour is great for teens and adults. Leave the kids at home. You'll walk somewhere between a mile and a mile and a half....More

Thank JNetteDC
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nancyshortway
When are factory tours available?
April 9, 2017|
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Response from ALWarner | Property representative |
All information about our tours and schedules are available on the Harley-Davidson website or by calling 877-883-1450.
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Traveling_Diva17
When does production shut down for the model year changeover? We've taken the free tour before and loved it but wanted to be sure we visit at the right time.
April 4, 2017|
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Response from ALWarner | Property representative |
As of now, we will begin modified tours on June 26th and resume mid-August. It is best if you call in advance of your visit (877-883-1450 or 717-852-6590) for the most current information.
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promizkeeper
Is the free tour wheelchair friendly?
March 28, 2017|
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Response from ALWarner | Property representative |
Yes, wheelchairs can be used for both the Classic and Steel Toe Tour. We have wheelchairs available as well.
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