Bring history TO LIFE

Learning is always cool, but at the Museum it’s even cooler. Students watch history and culture roar to life. See what math and science can add up to. And refuel their passion for discovery.

Students Will Learn About

  • Harley-Davidson’s humble beginnings in Milwaukee during the Industrial Revolution
  • Harley-Davidson’s contribution to America’s efforts in World War I and World War II
  • Engineering and design, from 1903 to the present
  • How motorcycles have influenced pop culture
  • How an internal combustion engine works
  • Inspiring stories of motorcycling pioneers such as Vivian Bales, who rode cross-country on her Harley-Davidson in 1929

Students Will See

  • The oldest Harley-Davidson in existence – Serial Number One
  • Military, police, and postal-delivery motorcycles
  • Early engineering tools and the robots of today
  • Imagination and creativity embodied in custom motorcycle designs

Geared for Results

Our specially designed Road Trip Guide offers activities that deliver a fun learning experience while meeting Wisconsin and Illinois state learning standards. The Road Trip Guide activities are designed for elementary and middle school students, and focus on English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies skills.

School Group Admission

Groups of 15 or more from K-12 schools enjoy discounted admission rates of $5 per student. One complimentary chaperone ticket will be provided for every 10 paid student admissions. Additional chaperone tickets can be purchased for $12 each.

  • Engineering Merit Badge
    Motor® Bar & Restaurant


    On-site, indoor dining options include Motor Bar & Restaurant (featuring adult group dining choices from $15 per person and kids’ meals for $5.99) and Cafe Racer (featuring deli sandwiches, frozen custard and coffee drinks). To-go Box Lunches can be arranged upon request. There is ample outdoor seating on the scenic Museum campus for those who prefer to brown-bag it during the warmer weather months.

    View Motor Bar & Restaurant Menu

  • Engineering Merit Badge
    The Shop


    The Shop offers unique merchandise to commemorate your Museum visit. Students and teachers can select from a variety of affordable souvenirs to make their visit more memorable.

  • Cameras welcome

  • Plan on spending 1 to 4 hours to see everything

  • Dining only? Motor restaurant admission is free

  • Download our free Museum guide


Programs & Tours

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Adult $20
Senior (age 65+) $14
US Military (w/ID) $14
Student (w/ID) $14
Child (age 5-17) $10
Child under 5 Free
H-D Museum Member Free

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Hours and location
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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