Powertrain Operations

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Powertrain Operations

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin


Harley-Davidson Motor Company's 849,000 square-foot Pilgrim Road Powertrain Operations facility in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, is home of the "Big Twin." Pilgrim Road employees produce engines and transmissions for the final assembly plants in York, Pennsylvania, and Kansas City, Missouri, for Touring, Softail,® Dyna® and Sportster® model families. Engines and transmissions are also produced for sale through Harley-Davidson® Genuine Motor Parts and Accessories business.


The Standard Factory Tour offers a view of the assembly line and designated machining areas.


W156 N9000 Pilgrim Road
Menomonee Falls, WI 53051



Note: Due to production changes, there will be no Steel Toe Tours on the following dates. Free tour options will still be available. The Tour Center including the gift shop will remain open during these times.

● August 24-26, 29
● September 2, 7-9, 26-28
● October 17-19

Full Tour Center closures: September 5-6, November 24-25, December 26-30


Free Factory Tour

The free factory tour offers a video and insight into designated machining areas contributing to the assembly of H-D engines and transmissions. Tours are offered Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and last approximately 30 minutes. 


Tours begin at regular intervals between 9AM - 2PM on Mondays


• Free tours begin at regular intervals between the hours of 9:00 am – 1:30 pm on Monday - Friday. Tickets are distributed on a first come, first served basis for available tours. It is recommended that you arrive early in the day. Tour schedule and route are subject to change.

• Reservations for 10 or more are required. Call 877-883-1450.

• Free factory tours begin at the Pilgrim Road facility.

• The Gift Shop is open 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Monday - Friday. 

Steel Toe Tour – Pilgrim Road

Steel Toe Tours from the Harley-Davidson Museum to the Powertrain Operations – Pilgrim Rd. facility are suspended through August 2016 due to plant enhancements. During this time, the free factory tour originating at Pilgrim Rd. will be offering a modified free tour.


2016 Closure Dates
Tour operations will be closed on the following dates in 2016: March 25, May 30,
July 4, September 5-6, November 24-25, December 26-30.


Manufacturing requirements have changed and we are unable to guarantee a full factory tour on these dates: August 24-26, September 28 and October 5. Modified, free plant tours will be available.


Bags or packages such as backpacks, luggage and camera bags are not allowed in the factory.


  • Cameras or recording devices are not allowed in the plant. Photography is permitted in the Tour Center.

  • Bags or packages such as backpacks, luggage and camera bags are not allowed in the factory.

  • Fully enclosed, low-heeled (one inch or less) shoes are required.

  • Children under the age of 12 are welcome in the Tour Center, but are not allowed on the factory tour. Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

  • Please notify us in advance, if possible, if you have disability-related needs so we can make efforts to accommodate you.