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Harley-Davidson Museum [edit]
400 W. Canal St.
Milwaukee, WI 53212
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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

July 3, 2016
BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR

BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR Thursdays 3:00 p.m. and Sundays 11:00 a.m. Get an authentic taste of American history and culture on Harley-Davidson Museum’s Bikes Brats & Beer Tour, offered in partnership with Milwaukee Food & City Tours®.The 3 1/2-hour excursion begins with a guided H-D Museum tour, highlighting Harley-Davidson’s journey from garage start-up to iconic global brand. Next, you’ll board the Museum bus for a close-up look at Milwaukee’s legendary beer- and sausage-making heritage, traveling through the Menomonee and Miller Valleys and downtown Milwaukee. Narrated points of interest include Miller Park, Miller Brewing Company, the family mansions of Milwaukee beer barons, Pabst Brewery Complex, Schlitz Park, and Usinger’s Famous Sausage Shop.The tour includes two memorable stops, each lasting approximately 30 minutes. First, you’ll sample Usinger’s famous brats and classic Wisconsin cheeses at Wisconsin Cheese Mart on Old World 3rd Street. Then, you’ll head to Lakefront Brewery, for a lively, guided tour that includes two samplings of beer and a souvenir glass.Back at the Museum after the tour, present your wristband for a 10% discount at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant and The Shop.Tour participants must be 21 or older. Limit 22 guests per tour. Purchase tickets below or in person at the H-D Museum lobby. Tour Price: $60.00 each

July 3, 2016
BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR

BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR Thursdays 3:00 p.m. and Sundays 11:00 a.m. Get an authentic taste of American history and culture on Harley-Davidson Museum’s Bikes Brats & Beer Tour, offered in partnership with Milwaukee Food & City Tours®.The 3 1/2-hour excursion begins with a guided H-D Museum tour, highlighting Harley-Davidson’s journey from garage start-up to iconic global brand. Next, you’ll board the Museum bus for a close-up look at Milwaukee’s legendary beer- and sausage-making heritage, traveling through the Menomonee and Miller Valleys and downtown Milwaukee. Narrated points of interest include Miller Park, Miller Brewing Company, the family mansions of Milwaukee beer barons, Pabst Brewery Complex, Schlitz Park, and Usinger’s Famous Sausage Shop.The tour includes two memorable stops, each lasting approximately 30 minutes. First, you’ll sample Usinger’s famous brats and classic Wisconsin cheeses at Wisconsin Cheese Mart on Old World 3rd Street. Then, you’ll head to Lakefront Brewery, for a lively, guided tour that includes two samplings of beer and a souvenir glass.Back at the Museum after the tour, present your wristband for a 10% discount at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant and The Shop.Tour participants must be 21 or older. Limit 22 guests per tour. Purchase tickets below or in person at the H-D Museum lobby. Tour Price: $60.00 each

July 7, 2016 - July 9, 2016
Wild Ones Weekend

Come enjoy a Wild Ones Weekend at the H-D Museum® starting with Bike Night and ending with a real 1940’s Motorcycle Rally. The 14th Annual Knucklehead Company Reunion hosts an Antique Motorcycle Ride In Show, the AMCA Badger Heritage Chapter hosts authentic Motorcycle Field Games (slow race, plank ride, etc.) and other entertainment like the MKE Police Department Motorcycle Unit Skills Demonstrations featured throughout the day. All this and more celebrating our motorcycle heritage with vintage style.

July 7, 2016
BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR

BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR Thursdays 3:00 p.m. and Sundays 11:00 a.m. Get an authentic taste of American history and culture on Harley-Davidson Museum’s Bikes Brats & Beer Tour, offered in partnership with Milwaukee Food & City Tours®.The 3 1/2-hour excursion begins with a guided H-D Museum tour, highlighting Harley-Davidson’s journey from garage start-up to iconic global brand. Next, you’ll board the Museum bus for a close-up look at Milwaukee’s legendary beer- and sausage-making heritage, traveling through the Menomonee and Miller Valleys and downtown Milwaukee. Narrated points of interest include Miller Park, Miller Brewing Company, the family mansions of Milwaukee beer barons, Pabst Brewery Complex, Schlitz Park, and Usinger’s Famous Sausage Shop.The tour includes two memorable stops, each lasting approximately 30 minutes. First, you’ll sample Usinger’s famous brats and classic Wisconsin cheeses at Wisconsin Cheese Mart on Old World 3rd Street. Then, you’ll head to Lakefront Brewery, for a lively, guided tour that includes two samplings of beer and a souvenir glass.Back at the Museum after the tour, present your wristband for a 10% discount at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant and The Shop.Tour participants must be 21 or older. Limit 22 guests per tour. Purchase tickets below or in person at the H-D Museum lobby. Tour Price: $60.00 each

July 10, 2016
BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR

BIKES BRATS & BEER TOUR Thursdays 3:00 p.m. and Sundays 11:00 a.m. Get an authentic taste of American history and culture on Harley-Davidson Museum’s Bikes Brats & Beer Tour, offered in partnership with Milwaukee Food & City Tours®.The 3 1/2-hour excursion begins with a guided H-D Museum tour, highlighting Harley-Davidson’s journey from garage start-up to iconic global brand. Next, you’ll board the Museum bus for a close-up look at Milwaukee’s legendary beer- and sausage-making heritage, traveling through the Menomonee and Miller Valleys and downtown Milwaukee. Narrated points of interest include Miller Park, Miller Brewing Company, the family mansions of Milwaukee beer barons, Pabst Brewery Complex, Schlitz Park, and Usinger’s Famous Sausage Shop.The tour includes two memorable stops, each lasting approximately 30 minutes. First, you’ll sample Usinger’s famous brats and classic Wisconsin cheeses at Wisconsin Cheese Mart on Old World 3rd Street. Then, you’ll head to Lakefront Brewery, for a lively, guided tour that includes two samplings of beer and a souvenir glass.Back at the Museum after the tour, present your wristband for a 10% discount at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant and The Shop.Tour participants must be 21 or older. Limit 22 guests per tour. Purchase tickets below or in person at the H-D Museum lobby. Tour Price: $60.00 each



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