Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee

4.7
#1 of 219 in Museums in Wisconsin
See the first Harley ever produced and the bike that Arnold Schwarzenegger rode in "Terminator 2" at Harley-Davidson Museum. The museum showcases the history of the iconic brand and the distinctive Harley culture. The Harley-Davidson timeline features a procession of notable models, from the earliest days to the present. The first Harley, Serial Number One, is the crown jewel of the collection. You can also see learn about the bike customization culture, design your own bike, and enjoy other activities for both kids and adults. The museum often organizes special events and exhibits, so check the website before your visit. Take a look at our Milwaukee attractions planning tool to schedule your visit to Harley-Davidson Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This place is worth the visit whether you are a Harley Davidson fan or not. The Harley Davidson campus has a restaurant, gift shop and the museum. Right when we entered the museum we were greeted by a...  more »
  • We did this on a Tuesday and the rates were a bit less. Highly recommend this for both folks in state and out of state. Lots of history and very well laid out. We did not get the head phones with guid...  more »
  • A great look at what made a part of American history from 1903 to today. If you every rode a Harley this is a place you will enjoy. PS the restaurant is also a great place for lunch and a cold one.  more »
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  • Best place ever!!!!. First class operation, customer service was top notch. Restaurant on campus was outstanding. Specially events posted by the museum are outstanding. We saw the Milwaukee philharmonic playing while videos of motorcycle mayhem played in a background outstanding show. If you have never gone to the museum best recommended stop, and must see.
  • My wife our son and daughter had so much fun here. These motorcycles were so much history under one roof. It was definitely a great experience to walk those halls and see our history. Wisconsin strong my brothers and sisters, take life one ride at a time. The area of the museum where kids can try on clothes and pose, my daughter had a blast. We were over taken with smiles laughs and extreme Awe and the motorcycle.
  • I love this place. Great decor, great waist staff, fully staff bar, and great food. pictures of an overlooked because of the location is off the road but always a good place for a quick bite to eat or a social event. especially during the summer time during bike night and other events during the week. If your traveling to this great city this is a must check out place.
  • History is thoughtfully preserved and presented with motorcycles saved from every year going back to about 1919. Informative signage and an optional self-guided headset tour provide great stories. There are over 450 motorcycles! There is also a restaurant on the property that offers delicious selections and huge portions.
  • A home coming for any Harley-Davidson lover. So much history. Free admission for hog members but a deal at full general admission. Could easy have spent another day there. More than just bikes on display, advertising memorabilia, race history, even serial number 1 on display. Amazing doesn't cover it. Items in the gift shop priced fairly and many items dealerships just can't get. Can't wait to go back for a HOG event.
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