Not-to-be-missed Events

Whatever's on the calendar, it'll be a highlight. Count on it.

 

Upcoming Events

T2: Bike Night

T2: Bike Night

It’s been a long winter, but you’ll be back for this one: Terminator 2 Bike Night at MOTOR.®

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Gallery Night & Day at the H-D Museum

Gallery Night & Day at the
H-D Museum

Presented by the Historic Third Ward Association, Gallery Night and Day, is the two-day premier art event in Milwaukee for both the experienced artist and most beginning admirer.

Friday, April 25 – Saturday, April 26, 2014

H-D Spring Dream Experience

Spring H-D Dream Experience

Every once in a while we offer our customers an insider experience they’ll never forget. Here’s YOUR chance to live a dream!

Thurdsay, May 8 – Friday, May 9, 2014

Bike Night

Bike Night

All bikes unite at the Harley-Davidson Museum.® Grab your bike. Join other riders for music, fun and plenty of eye candy.

Every Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
Starting Thursday, May 15

Armed Forces Day Celebration

Armed Forces Day Celebration

Support our troops. Join with the Milwaukee Armed Services Committee, Hal’s Harley-Davidson and the Harley-Davidson Museum® for Armed Forces Day Celebration and the 11th Annual Support the Troops Ride.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

American Road Sampler Series

The American Road Sampler Series

An exclusive and nostalgic journey – a series of three special programs to take place in our special event space created within the H-D Museum summer exhibit, The American Road.

Friday, June 13, 2014
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Saturday, August 23, 2014

Harley-Davidson® World Ride

Harley-Davidson® World Ride

After its launch in 2008 as Million Mile Monday, the annual event was expanded into the two-day World Ride to give more riders worldwide an opportunity to participate, resulting in the largest total of collective mileage in the event’s history!

Sunday, June 22 – Monday, June 23, 2014

American Road Tour with Bill Davidson

American Road Tour with Bill Davidson

Ride a portion of Route 66 with H-D Museum Vice President, Bill Davidson. Ride starts on July 8, 2014 from Joplin, Missouri to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Tuesday, July 8 – Friday, July 11, 2014

Wild Ones Weekend

Wild Ones Weekend

Come enjoy a Wild Ones Weekend at the Museum starting with Bike Night and ending with a real 1940’s Motorcycle Rally.

Thursday, July 10 – Saturday, July 12, 2014

Custom Bike Show Weekend

Custom Bike Show Weekend

All things customized…the weekend starts off with Bike Night Thursday, August 28th and continues till the Harley-Davidson Custom Bike Show Awards Ceremony Sunday afternoon.

August 28 – August 31, 2014


Past Events

Untold Stories: Rockers, Rebels, And Runways: The Black Leather Jacket

Untold Stories: Rockers, Rebels, And Runways: The Black Leather Jacket

Curatorial Director Jim Fricke hosts a lively discussion of the influence of the biker jacket and rebel biker image on the popular culture. Panelists include Oscar-nominated costume designer Deborah Nadoolman Landis, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Curatorial Director Howard Kramer, and Harley-Davidson General Merchandise Creative Director Karen Davidson.

2013 Model Launch Party

110th Anniversary Kick-Off & 2013 Model Launch Party

Join us at Bike Night for the unveiling of the 2013 Harley-Davidson® line-up. Be one of the first to throw a leg over the new machines. Check out the new bikes, meet the engineers, happy hour specials, giveaways, and more!

Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run

Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Run

This coast-to-coast endurance run on motorcycles built before 1930 will stop at the Harley-Davidson Museum® where you will have an opportunity to meet the riders and hear their stories.

Blazin' Yuletide Ride

Blazin' Yuletide Ride

Attention Holiday Choppers: Escape the mall on Black Friday and help us welcome Santa to the Museum, Harley-style.

Celebrate the Holidays

Celebrate the Holidays

When all the snow and ice, burned out twinkle lights and holidays cards get to be a little too much, sled on over to the Harley-Davidson Museum,® and add a little attitude to your celebration!

Untold Stories: Built for Speed

Untold Stories: Built for Speed: The History & Evolution of Harley-Davidson Racing

From Walter Davidson’s two-day endurance victory in 1908 to Eddie Krawiec’s dominating 2012 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Pro Stock Motorcycle Championship, Harley-Davidson has a rich and unrivaled racing history. Come bask in the glory, and experience Built for Speed: The History & Evolution of Harley-Davidson Racing.

Daytona Bike Night

Daytona Bike Night

Come down to the Harley-Davidson Museum® for a pre-season bike night. Daytona Bike Night drink specials, raffles and Museum gallery talks.

Ride To Rockerbox

Ride To Rockerbox

Ride begins at the Museum and ends in Milwaukee's Riverwest neighborhood, home of Rockerbox.

110th Anniversary Celebration

Harley-Davidson 110th Anniversary Celebration

The Museum will be the hub of history and custom culture, a source of inspiration for riders of all ages and backgrounds during the 110th Anniversary Celebration.

Lucky Tubb Concert

Lucky Tubb Concert in the Experience Gallery

Lucky Tubb’s music is straight up honky tonk rendered in an old-school authentic hillbilly style.

Veteran's Day Celebration

Veterans Day Celebration

We Salute You! Harley-Davidson Museum® will feature a special Military-dedicated lobby display, and free Museum entry for Military and their families.

Rock the Rumble III

Rock the Rumble III

Following the Milwaukee Veterans Day Parade, the H-D Museum® and Guitars for Vets will host Rock the Rumble, a benefit rock concert.

2nd Annual Black Friday Beerfest

2nd Annual Black Friday Beerfest

Forget the Mall. The best way to spend Black Friday is with great friends and your favorite craft brews. Sample a variety of beers from many of the Midwest region’s best breweries.

H-D Holiday Dream Experience

H-D Holiday Dream Experience

Every once in a while we offer our customers an insider experience they’ll never forget. Take your 2013 Museum Member Party to the next level.

Member Holiday Party

The 2013 H-D Museum Members Holiday Party
“A Rockabilly Good Time!”

The Annual Museum Members Holiday Party is the biggest member event of the year-and we want to see you here!

Living Lost Photography Exhibit After Party with Josh Kurpius

Living Lost Photography Exhibit After Party with Josh Kurpius
with special musical guest, Mount Salem

Meet artist Josh Kurpius, view his exhibit, and revel in the stripped-down and loud psychedelic/
doom metal of Mount Salem. Cash Bar.

BACONFEST MKE

BACONFEST MKE

EVERYTHING IS BETTER WITH BACON!

At 102.9 THE HOG & Harley-Davidson Museum,® we love bacon! That’s why we’re excited to announce the 3rd annual BACONFEST MKE.

Mama Tried Pre-Party

Mama Tried Pre-Party

Join the Harley-Davidson Museum, Miller High Life and DiCE Magazine for the official Mama Tried pre-party at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant.

Movie Night: Harlistas An American Journey

Movie Night: Why We Ride

Join the H-D Museum for a special screening of Why We Ride, a documentary film about the journey, not the destination.

Winter Blues Bike Night

Winter Blues Bike Night

Shake off those Winter Blues with a pre-season Bike Night including food and drink specials, MOTOR® Mug Club Specials, and traditional raffle prizes throughout the night!

Untold Stories: Peter Sagal

Untold Stories with Peter Sagal
2000 Miles and 225 Years:
Finding the U.S. Constitution on a Motorcycle

Peter Sagal is the quick-witted host of National Public Radio’s popular Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me quiz show, and was recently the motorcycle riding host of the PBS four-part series Constitution USA.


Also Worth Exploring

  • Harley-Davidson Archives
    Harley-Davidson Archives

    Harley-Davidson Archives

    It's the ultimate insider view of motorcycle history. Harley-Davidson production models from every era. Brilliant ideas that never saw the light of day. And plenty of weird, wonderful ephemera from our past. A window into our workspace lets Museum visitors see the Archives team at work restoring items to display condition.

  • Racer Ray Weishaar with pig mascot, 1920
    Racer Ray Weishaar with pig mascot, 1920

    Harley-Davidson History

    There's plenty of Harley-Davidson history on display in our galleries and exhibits, and even more to experience on our behind-the-scenes tours. Check out some of the historical highlights in the H-D history timeline.

  • Motor Bar and Restaurant
    Motor® Bar & Restaurant

    Where To Eat

    Motor offers a menu of bold American classics that celebrate the open road.

    Motor® Bar & Restaurant

Admission
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

Become a Member

$10 Tuesdays: Admission to the Museum is $10 every Tuesday October-April.
Buy Tickets Online
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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