Events at MOTOR®

Every visit to MOTOR® is an event, but some visits are more eventful. Especially when you take advantage of our regular – but far from ordinary – events like Bike Nights, Brew Master Dinners, Mother’s Day Rock ’n’ Roll Brunch, and more.

  • Fall Brewery Tour

    Fall Brewery Tour

    October 11, 2014 at Noon

    Meet at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant at noon on October 11 for a quick bite before embarking on a classic Milwaukee brewery crawl. The party bus will depart from MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant at the Harley-Davidson Museum and take tour-goers across the city to visit a selection of iconic, local breweries. Tour stops include Best Place at Pabst Brewery, Stonefly Brewery, Brenner Brewing and The Central Standard Distillery. Tour tickets are $40 and include round trip bus travel, tour fees, snacks at the breweries and up to 8 beers during the tour. Reservations are required.

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  • Central Waters Brewing Company Beer Dinner

    Central Waters Brewing Co. Beer Dinner

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014
    5:30 p.m.

    Experience true Wisconsin brews at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant on October 22 when Central Waters Brewing Co. teams up with MOTOR’s Executive Chef Kirk Wright for an expertly paired beer dinner. Wisconsin-owned for nearly two decades, Central Waters is known for producing some of the finest, most responsibly-brewed craft beers in the state. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with a hand crafted beer cocktail and passed hors d’oeuvres, followed by dinner at 6:00 p.m. The dinner portion of the evening will be hosted by Anello Mollica, a co-owner of Central Waters who has more than twenty years of experience in the brewing industry. Mollica’s best brews will be skillfully paired with delicious fare by Chef Kirk. Tickets are 40.00 and can be purchased online. Reservations are required.

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  • Pumpkin Decorating

    Pumpkin Decorating

    Saturday, October 25, 2014
    11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

    Make this year's Halloween season extra-special, grab the kids and head on over to MOTOR®. We will provide you with everything you need to create a customized Halloween masterpiece to take home. Space is limited. 14.95 per pumpkin. Reservations required. Call 414.287.2778.

  • Skulloween Bike Night

    Skulloween Bike Night

    Thursday, October 30, 2014
    5 – 9 p.m.

    Bring out your best costumes and customs and get ready for a true Harley Halloween. On October 30, Skulloween Bike Night celebrates bikes and beer at one of Milwaukee’s most popular haunts, MOTOR Bar & Restaurant. Rock out with Doghouse Flowers while competing for H-D prizes for the best skull-inspired attire and best costume. Enjoy samples from the Wicked Apple girls before reveling in smokes and spirits in the Museum plaza with Metro Cigars and Bacardi. To sweeten the night, the first 150 Museum Members to show their membership card or purchase a membership will receive a free skull pilsner glass. Just a say the magic words, ‘Trick or Treat’.

  • Milwaukee Supper Club

    Milwaukee Supper Club

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    6:15 p.m.

    The Milwaukee Supper Club meets on the first Wednesday of every month for a specially designed, multi-course meal at selected venues throughout the city. On Wednesday, November 5, dine at MOTOR Bar & Restaurant at the Harley-Davidson Museum, a venue known for putting a modern spin on the classic American meal. Please note that this month meet one hour earlier than usual. Anyone is welcome to attend Supper Club events, but advanced registration is required since they often sell out. Tickets for the event at MOTOR are 38.00 and include meal, tax and gratuity (individual beverages not included). Attendees will be expected to check in at the event since tickets will not be mailed.

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  • Holiday Cooking & Cocktail Class

    Holiday Cooking &
    Cocktail Class

    Wednesday, December 3, 2014 6 p.m.

    Get in the holiday spirit with MOTOR’s Annual Holiday Cooking & Cocktail Class. Chef Kirk will take participants through ham and turkey specialty glazes from a pineapple-ginger-basil blend to a mustard stout. No holiday meal is complete without gravy and stuffing and that includes Chef Kirk’s Grandmas’ Classic gravy recipe. Put that boxed stuffing back on the shelf, Chef Kirk will also present his recipe for corn bread, sausage and peppers stuffing. The holidays will never be the same.

    All participants will be treated to a holiday buffet consisting of ham, turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, kale salad, corn bread and sausage stuffing, bacon and honey Brussel sprouts and apple cobbler.

    Cost is $40 for members and $45 for non-members. No refunds. Reservations required.

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  • Santa Breakfast & Gingerbread Houses

    Santa Breakfast & Gingerbread Houses

    Sunday, December 7, 2014 &
    Sunday, December 14, 2014
    10 a.m.  –  2 p.m.

    Bring the kids down to the Harley-Davidson Museum for a special MOTOR breakfast with Santa! In this annual tradition, parents and children have the opportunity to snap a photo with Santa and build their very own gingerbread house. Space for the event is limited and reservations are required. 20.95 per gingerbread house. Call 414.287.2778 to make a reservation.

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   Motor Bar & Restaurant


       Last seating at 2:00 p.m.
      on the following day(s):

Friday, October 10
Monday, October 13
Tuesday, October 21
Saturday, October 25
Tuesday, November 18
Saturday, December 6
Friday, December 12

MOTOR® is closed all day:
Tuesday, November 11



MOTOR Bar & Restaurant is open:
11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.,
Sunday through Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.,
Thursday through Saturday


Kid’s Menu (PDF)


Not necessary, but suggested for groups of eight or more. Call 414.287.2778 and push 1 or make online reservations via OpenTable.

Payment Methods

Cash and credit cards accepted:
American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, VISA.

Host Your Next Event at Motor

Whether it’s a business meeting or a birthday bash, call our Event Planner at 414.287.2778.

Motor Fish Fry


  • Happy Hour Monday-Friday – 
    3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    Enjoy 5.00 wine, 2.50 PBR Cans, and 4.00 select drafts.
  • Sunday and Monday Family Days for Museum Members – save 20% on your total bill.
  • Every Friday, enjoy our all you can eat Wisconsin Fish Fry from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for 13.95.
  • Free shuffleboard every day.
Adults (18-64 years): $18
Children (5-17 years): $10
Children (under 5): Free with Adult
Seniors (65+): $12 (with ID)
Military & Students: $12 (with ID)
H-D Museum Members: Free

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May-September - Daily: 9am-6pm
(Thursday, 9am-8pm)
October-April - Daily: 10am-6pm
(Thursday, 10am-8pm)

Harley-Davidson Museum
400 W Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53201
1-877-HD-MUSEUM or 414-287-2789

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Parking and Directions

Conveniently located off I-94, you'll find the Museum at the crossroads of 6th and Canal Streets.

FREE PARKING for approximately 500 cars or 1,000 motorcycles is available on the streets of the Museum grounds and in the Parking Gardens located across the street from the Museum. Entry to the Parking Gardens is from Canal Street. Overnight parking or camping is not permitted on-site.