Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Factory tour

Vehicle operations tour center & gift shop

1425 Eden Road, York, PA 17402


Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:00 pm

York Factory

Vehicle Operations Overview

Established as an assembly facility in 1973, Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York, PA assembles the Softail®, Touring, CVO™ and Trike models. They also perform a variety of manufacturing operations – making parts like frames, fuel tanks, and fenders.

At the Vaughn L. Beals Tour Center, you'll explore exhibits that detail the manufacturing and assembly processes of the factory. You'll also have the chance to sit on current production motorcycles and visit the gift shop for tour-related souvenirs. The Kids Corner, a specially designed area for visitors under the age of 12, makes the York facility an ideal family destination.

Your factory tour begins with an introductory video and continues on the factory floor where you'll get a behind-the-scenes look at the people, processes and products of Vehicle Operations. You'll be guided through the manufacturing of key components and the assembly of Touring, CVO and Trike motorcycles. Then it's on to the end of the line, where every motorcycle is roll-tested prior to shipping.

Over the years, thousands of Harley-Davidson enthusiasts have made the journey to York, Pennsylvania to witness passion forged in steel.

STEEL TOE TOUR

The Steel Toe Tour gives you a chance to experience Harley-Davidson history and get up-close and personal with the Touring, Trike and CVO model families. The tour route has been expanded for smaller groups to provide a more personalized tour experience. The Steel Toe Tour takes you through the manufacturing of fuel tanks, frames, and fenders, as well as many ‘employee only’ areas in paint and polish.

The Steel Toe Tour goes behind-the-scenes through areas previously unseen by the public. You will be required to wear a safety vest, safety glasses, and steel toe protection, all of which are provided.

Steel Toe Tour Admission Includes:
• One tour ticket
• Commemorative pin
• Group photo
• Safety vest
• One $5 coupon, redeemable at Factory Tour Gift Shop

Steel Toe Tour Schedule
Daily Monday - Friday | 9:15 AM and 12:00 PM

Other sessions are added to accommodate peak times. Duration for each tour is approximately two hours. Tour schedule and route are subject to change.

Please note on Fridays production may or may not be operational due to manufacturing requirements.  Additional exclusive viewing areas may be incorporated into the Steel Toe Tour experience that would normally not be a part of the tour route.  If you have additional questions, please call for information, 717-852-6440 during open hours of operation.

Steel Toe Tour Cost & Reservations
Regular: $38.00
Groups of 16 or more: $35.00

Tours sell out quickly. Call 877-883-1450 or click the link below to reserve your tour. All ticket sales are final and non-refundable.

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CLASSIC FACTORY TOUR

Our Classic Factory Tour offers a video and an intimate view of Harley-Davidson’s assembly line and fabrication areas. Tour experience lasts approximately one hour.

Classic Factory Tour Schedule:
Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM; 10:00 Am; 12:30 PM; 2:00 PM

Tours are conducted Monday through Friday. Tickets are limited and online ticket sales are recommended prior to the desired date of visit.  Tickets may or may not be available on-site, as they are sold on a first come, first served basis for each day’s available tours. Once capacity is reached the tours will close for the day.  Other tour times may be added upon demand.

Classic Factory Tour Cost & Reservations
Regular: $10 per person 
Groups of 10 or more: Please call 717-852-6590 for group pricing & reservations.

Tours are not offered on weekends, major holidays, or during production changes and year-end maintenance except where noted. Tour schedule and route are subject to change.

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FREEDOM FACTORY TOUR

Our Freedom Factory Tour offers a video and an intimate view of Harley-Davidson’s fabrication areas for tanks and fenders. Tour experience lasts approximately 30 minutes.

Freedom Factory Tour Schedule:
Monday – Friday | 8:00 AM

Tours begins at 8:00 AM Monday through Friday. Space is limited and is distributed on a first come, first served basis. It is recommended that you arrive early, as no reservations are taken for this tour.  Once capacity is reached, the tour is closed for the day.

Freedom Factory Tour Cost 
Regular: Free

Tours are not offered on weekends, major holidays, or during production changes and year-end maintenance except where noted. Tour schedule and route are subject to change.

York Factory

5 Millionth Motorcycle

On May 8, we made history when the 5 millionth motorcycle rolled off our assembly line in York, Pennsylvania, and onto the road, ready to carry its new rider to limitless opportunities for adventure and discovery. York is growing, and the majority of Harley-Davidson motorcycles sold world-wide roll off American assembly lines, including every Harley-Davidson motorcycle sold in the United States.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

IMPORTANT DATES FOR 2019

The Tour Center will be closed and no factory tours provided on the following dates: June 28, July 4, September 2, November 28-29, December 24 – January 1, 2020.

IMPORTANT VISITOR GUIDELINES AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

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 if you have disability-related needs. Every effort will be made to accommodate you.