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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 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

May 14, 2015 - Sept. 24, 2015
Bike Night

All bikes unite at the Harley-Davidson Museum®. Grab your bike. Join other riders for music, fun and plenty of eye candy. Enjoy food and drink specials inside and outside MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant including MOTOR Bike Night Koozie Special $2 Miller High Life all season long (Koozies available at The Shop on the Museum campus). Each week is a celebration!

May 16, 2015
Armed Forces Day Celebration

Support our troops. Join with the Milwaukee Armed Services Committee, Hal’s Harley-Davidson and the Harley-Davidson Museum® for Armed Forces Day Celebration and the 12th Annual Support the Troops Ride. Gather at Hal’s Harley-Davidson at 9:00 a.m.; the ride leaves at 11:00 a.m. down to the Harley-Davidson Museum® for a performance by the American Legion Band, a special Armed Forces ceremony and lunch at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant. The H-D Museum® offers a Military ticket every day for $14 for all active, reserve, retired or discharged military service members.

May 16, 2015
Armed Forces Day Celebration

Support our troops. Join the Milwaukee Armed Services Committee, Hal’s Harley-Davidson and the Harley-Davidson Museum® for Armed Forces Day Celebration and the 12th Annual Support the Troops Ride. Gather at Hal’s Harley-Davidson at 9:00 a.m.; the ride leaves at 11:00 a.m. down to the Harley-Davidson Museum® for a performance by the American Legion Band and a special Armed Forces ceremony. The H-D Museum® offers a Military ticket every day for $14 for all active, reserve, retired or discharged military service members.



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