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Harley-Davidson Museum, Milwaukee

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See the first Harley ever produced and the bike that Arnold Schwarzenegger rode in "Terminator 2" at Harley-Davidson Museum. The museum showcases the history of the iconic brand and the distinctive Harley culture. The Harley-Davidson timeline features a procession of notable models, from the earliest days to the present. The first Harley, Serial Number One, is the crown jewel of the collection. You can also see learn about the bike customization culture, design your own bike, and enjoy other activities for both kids and adults. The museum often organizes special events and exhibits, so check the website before your visit. Take a look at our Milwaukee attractions planning tool to schedule your visit to Harley-Davidson Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Harley-Davidson is an integral part of Milwaukee’s history. Really cool museum. Learn all about the company’s upbringing, roots, history and see the very first Harley ever produced. Tons of bikes...  more »
  • My wife did not want to go to the museum, after convincing her we couldn't leave. I believe she enjoyed the history of Harley Davidson more than myself. Would love to go back again.  more »
  • Wow! The museum is AMAZING! We paid extra for the "behind the scenes" tour, & it was well worth it. Everyone there was very friendly, helpful & knowledgeable. It was my first visit, going with my wife, her cousin's daughter & her husband from Germany. I went because he is a Harley owner & wanted to see the museum. We are so glad we went for the visit. The exhibits are all very well done & documented, making it easy to follow. We are definitely going back! Don't miss a trip to this attraction!
  • The museum was very informative and the behind the scenes tour was the best part. If you are a huge Harley rider it is absolutely worth the stop. The food at the MOTOR restaurant is top notch as well. Went along on trip to support hubby but am now a Harley rider for life. Great place to visit.

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