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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

April 2, 2015 - April 2, 2015
12th Annual Awear Fashion Show

12th Annual Awear Fashion Show presented by Harley-Davidson Motor Company

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Join Sojourner Family Peace Center and Milwaukee’s fashion community on Thursday, April 2, 2015 for a night of glitz and glamour! Get a sneak peek of the season’s hottest fashions and help us raise awareness and reveal the truth about domestic violence. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a cocktail reception, wine pull, ruby dig, silent and live auctions and more before a runway fashion show featuring Milwaukee personalities and the area’s most stylish retailers. To view our invitation, click here.

THURSDAY, APRIL 2, 2015 · 5:30PM
HARLEY-DAVIDSON MUSEUM
400 WEST CANAL STREET, MILWAUKEE


5:30PM TO 7:30 PM · RUMBLE ROOM

hors d’oeuvres · cocktail reception · silent auction · wine pull · ruby dig · beauty bar
7:45 PM · GARAGE
welcome · program · live auction · fashion show

TICKETS:
$95 individual ticket
$700 exclusive runway table for four Includes preferred seating for four guests, complimentary champagne and more! Availability is limited.

Purchase Tickets


EVENT HOSTS:
Connie & Omar Shaikh, SURG Restaurant Group

EVENT AUCTIONEERS:
Thelma Sias, We Energies
Cecelia Gore, Brewers Community Foundation

LET THE BIDDING BEGIN
Bid electronically on unique and exciting silent auction items beginning March 26, 2015.
To register your device, visit click here.

Show your support for the cause by wearing purple.
PURPLE: A color that has come to represent courage, survival and hope…and a dedication to ending domestic abuse. Whether a hint or a splash, please join us in wearing purple to the event to showcase our combined support to ending domestic abuse.

April 2, 2015 - April 2, 2015
Awear Fashion Show

Join Sojourner Family Peace Center and Milwaukee’s fashion community on Thursday, April 2, 2015 for a night of glitz and glamour! Get a sneak peek of the season’s hottest fashions and help us raise awareness and reveal the truth about domestic violence. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres, a cocktail reception, wine pull, diamond dig, silent and live auctions before an exciting runway fashion show featuring Milwaukee personalities and the area’s most stylish retailers. For more information, call Sojourner at 414.276.1911.

April 2, 2015
AWEAR Fashion Show Reception

The Sojourner Family Peace Center's presents the 12th Annual AWEAR Fashion Show, on Thursday, April 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Harley-Davidson Museum. Enjoy hors d'oeuvres, a cocktail reception, wine pull, silent and live auctions, ruby dig and music from The Ghosts of Laura Palmer before a runway fashion show featuring local personalities and looks from local Milwaukee retailers.

April 29, 2015
Chef's Table Adventure

Great Lake's Hemophilia Foundation is hosting a new event, Chef's Table Adventure, on April 29th! The evening begins with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres at 5:30 p.m. at the Harley-Davidson Museum. For course two, the group will separate in search of new flavors. Each participant will enjoy a unique, intimate dinner at the exclusive, pre-selected Chef's table of a well-known Milwaukee restaurant or enjoy a beer and food pairing in the historic caves at MillerCoors Brewery, narrated by a cicerone. Participating restaurants include Coquette Cafe, Milwaukee Chop House, Sanford, Smyth and Storyhill BKC. Tickets can be purchased at www.glhf.org starting March 20th.

May 10, 2015
Mother’s Day Brunch and Free H-D Museum Admission for Mom

Celebrate the most important woman in your life – MOM. Your mother has always been there for you, now it’s your turn to return the favor. Give her an unforgettable day at the Harley-Davidson Museum® and MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant with brunch at MOTOR and free Museum admission*. Call (414) 287-2778 for brunch reservations. 29.95 for adults, 12.95 for kids, and free for kids 5 and under. * Free admission for mothers with the purchase of an adult admission. BRUNCH MENU Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Chicken Roasted Vegetable Succotash Cheesy Mashed Potatoes Black Pepper Gravy Waffles with Maple Syrup and Fruit Compote Smoked Salmon with all the fixings House Salad with Red Wine Vinaigrette and Ranch Kale Salad with Honey Vinaigrette Summer Pasta Salad Fresh Fruit Salad Build Your Own Yogurt Parfait Miller Bakery Rolls Stations for Black Pepper Crusted Beef Strip with Rosemary Jus, Creamy Horseradish Mustard and Customized Omelets KIDS Waffles with Maple Syrup Mac & Cheese Chicken Tenders Tater Tots Mini Cupcakes and Cookies DESSERT & PASTRY Donut Hole Bar Cake Bites Assorted Danish Miller Bakery Muffins



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