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Harley-Davidson Museum [edit]
400 W. Canal St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(877) 436-8738
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The Harley-Davidson Museum opened in July 2008. It is a contemporary building just off the river in downtown Milwaukee that covers 20 acres of land. The outdoor area is free to the public and open 24 hours a day. The indoor Museum has bikes dating back to the early 1900s and other pop culture favorites, such as the motorcycle Elvis Presley purchased days before he became famous with the hit single, Heartbreak Hotel.

Families with children can tailor their visit with the Road Pack program. The Road Pack is available for families to "check out" at the start of the tour and includes tips to help families make the most of their visit. This backpack includes four activities for parents and kids to complete while exploring the Museum exhibits including a motorcycle scavenger hunt.

Along with the Museum exhibits and archives visitors can visit the gift shop, caf, Cafe Racer, and bar/restaurant. Motor, the Museum restaurant, features the best of Wisconsin on its menu including local cheeses, sausages and beers.

Rates: Adults $16, Children (5-17 years) $10 and Children (under 5) are free. Additional discounts are available for military, students and seniors.
Hours: May-October, Monday & Wednesday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Tuesday & Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; weekends 9 a.m.-6 p.m. November-April, weekdays 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; weekends 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Located off I-94 in the Menonomee Valley, you'll find the Museum at the crossroads of 6th and Canal Streets.
Upcoming events

Oct. 31, 2019
Skulloween Bike Night

Bike Night might be moving indoors for the season, but that doesn’t mean the party slows down. Head on down to one of Milwaukee’s most popular haunts, MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant, for a celebration of all things black and orange! Join us as we celebrate the season with our friends. Come in Halloween Costume to win a H-D Museum Gift Card. Come early and visit the Harley-Davidson Museum from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. H.O.G. members get in free to the H-D Museum every day.

Nov. 9, 2019 - Nov. 11, 2019
Veterans Day Appreciation

We salute you! On November 9-11, Harley-Davidson Museum® will offer free Museum entry for all active Military, Veterans and their families*. Learn more about H-D’s military involvement during the Military Gallery Talks at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Harley-Davidson has always been on the front line – right next to the troops. The first American to enter Germany after World War I did so on a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle. *Free entry with valid Military or Veterans ID for 1 additional adult and up to 4 children 18 years old or younger. MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant and The Shop (located on the Museum campus) offer a military discount every day.

Nov. 29, 2019
8th Annual Black Friday Beerfest

Forget the Mall. The best way to spend Black Friday is with great friends and your favorite craft brews at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Sample a variety of beers from IPAs to ciders from many of the Midwest’s best craft breweries. Save the date, tell your friends and plan to join us for this annual event! Additional event details and ticket pricing coming soon. MUST be 21 years or older to attend this event.


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