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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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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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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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Not your science teacher 's museum

Great building and amazing motorcycle displays. If you like motorcycles you will love this museum. Close to downtown, Miller Park, and a casino, it's in an area where there's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great building and amazing motorcycle displays. If you like motorcycles you will love this museum. Close to downtown, Miller Park, and a casino, it's in an area where there's plenty for every one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had the nephews here from Texas and they loved it! Ate at the restaurant and the food was great also.. A very nice experience for all. All stars...

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Southern California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whether you know the rich history of Harley Davidson or not, you must visit the museum if you find yourself in Milwaukee. William Harley and Arthur Davidson clearly had a passion that they turned into one of the most iconic brands in American history. Despite global turmoil, economic struggles, low-priced competition from abroad and a brief but unfortunate alliance with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you are a biker, biker wannabe, or just curious, get your tush over to the Harley Museum! If you are a biker, be prepared for the total VIP treatment. There is a special lot for bikes-only right in front of the museum. But don't worry! Everyone is welcome here.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is unique. It shows various bikes, and the history of Harley. It is an attractive building nicely landscaped. The museum often houses various local events, as well.

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Farmington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrived mid morning at the museum. Up close parking if you're on two wheels, still not a bad walk if you're on 4 wheels, or so it looked. I was on two and parked right in front of the doors to the museum, so no complaints from me. Museum is multi level and multi building, depending on the displays that... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bought a new Harley in Colorado on a Monday, and took off for the Harley Museum in Wisconsin the next day. A great way to break in the bike! The trip was soo worth it! The museum had great historic exhibits detailing the rise of the bike through the WWII period to eventually winding up in returning service members' garages.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So much thought and detail has gone into this place. The layout their choices on positioning everything is great. Plan to spend at least an hour. And their restaurant is fun too. Their store is GREAT. Also a wonderful staff

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Essex, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't ride, but I still had to stop in. The kids (and the parents) enjoyed getting to sit on the brand new Harley's and taking photos. The store was fun too, but a little too expensive for me. We ended up only getting two pennies crushed from the penny crusher. We actually have a Harley store near our house... More 

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Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed this museum. Nicely laid out and easy to read history and info on artifacts. Staff is friendly and helpful. Great deals for HOG members and military.

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