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Harley-Davidson Museum

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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...more
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400 W Canal St, At the corner of 6th and Canal, Milwaukee, WI 53203-3208
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Even if you are not a biker you will appreciate this museum. It takes you through the entire history of this American icon. There is an interesting section about the technical priciples of building a Harley-Davidson bike.There are also many bikes on display, as manufactured...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an interesting place for those devoted to motorcycles. The museum has an archival collection of cycles from many eras. Unfortunately, that's about it !! If you want to take pictures of yourself and friends on cycles, this is the place for you. Otherwise,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Impressive quality and volume of exhibits. Loved the kids’ area for kids to try on Harley attire and pose on a bike. Our 5 year old and 8 year old loved the opportunity to sit on bikes at the end. Really liked the camera for...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank szeven
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

They had free ride demos on the day we visited so that was awesome. Took out 3different bikes on the road tour. That was the highlight. We did the self guided audio tour. The numbering was a little confusing and I wanted it to be...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ksburg1969
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The museum will interest any history or motorcycle buff. It documents the journey from back-yard operation to American icon with exhibits, videos, hands-on demonstrations and, most importantly, real motorcycles from every era. I am still telling my friends about the ‘engine’ room where you can...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Eric W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don’t have to own or ride a Harley to appreciate this museum. The history of the motorcycle during the WW2 was particularly interesting. It is well worth your time to visit if you are in Milwaukee. Chuck out their concert schedule too!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really surprised at this museum. Okay, it’s all about motorcycles which I expected, but so professionally done with depth on subject matter and overlap with American 20th century history and culture. An hour if you are not into motorcycles, 2-3 if you are....More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for my husband's love of Harley-Davidsons, but I learned and enjoyed this museum! The tsunami bike was my favorite!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ac0rni
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you love motorcycles, you will love the Harley Davidson Museum. They have the first Harley Davidson built and everything in between. Wonderful museum.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Twilightsmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This Museum is full of History about the start of the Harley Davidson Motorcycles starting from 1905 to present. It is very interesting and show some very interesting bikes. You can even try one yourself and have photos taken. There is a shop across from...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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V2747BPjimh
October 24, 2018|
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Response from Mitch F | Reviewed this property |
booking a tour of the Harley-Davidson Museum is a good thing you will see behind the scenes where normal people that visit the museum do not get to see. Also the tour guides have a lot more info that you will learn about... More
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DorisH1372
August 10, 2018|
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Response from danielriosfreire | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. Went there early Sunday and parking lot was empty. They have marked places for motorcycles, close to museum entrance, but all the other parking is nearby, like 2-3min walk to main entrance.
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L.J. S
June 26, 2018|
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Yes, in the museum, if you go to the archives No.
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