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What’s happening at the Harley-Davidson Museum in January? -Road Racing World Magazine

The New Year brings a new reason to visit the Harley-Davidson Museum

In addition, VISIT Mill Walkie’s Museum Days (January 20-30) gives you the perfect excuse.
To become a tourist in your own hometown.

Milwaukee, USA – Visit the Harley-Davidson Museum and decide to liven up the New Year. Whether you want to brush up on Milwalky’s punk rock history or win leather and other great gear at The Shop, we aim to satisfy your hunger with the new monthly specials at MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant on the HD Museum ™ campus. Even if you covered it after January?

In addition, HD Museum is proud to partner with VISIT Hotel Month, along with Museum Days with VISIT Milwaukee and more than 20 other cultural institutions in southeastern Wisconsin. From January 20th to 30th, you can enjoy discounted admission and special events.

Weekends are full of football fun. Check out MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant’s services to keep your team happy. Barbecue and pork skin are games made in pig heaven.

The HD Museum ™ campus has begun seasonal business hours in January and February. The HD Museum is open Thursday to Monday from 10 am to 5 pm. The shop is open Thursday to Monday from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. The MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant is open Thursdays from 11am to 5pm. Sundays and Mondays, and Fridays and Saturdays from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm. From March 1, 2022, the campus will resume operations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Programming / events

Museum Days, January 20-24 and 27-30

During Museum Days from January 20th to January 30th, visit Milwaukee’s magnificent cultural facilities to nourish your mind and soul. (Note the seasonal opening hours above for HD museums.) At this special event, many of the city’s finest museums cost from free to just $ 15.

Need a place to stay while traveling to visit the museums, restaurants and shops of Milwaukee? More than 20 of Milwalky’s best hotels offer great accommodation packages for just $ 75, $ 100, $ 125, and $ 150 throughout January as part of the Millwalky Hotel Month 2022.

January 20-24 and 27-30, 2022, if you want to buy your tickets directly, just mention “Milwaukee Museum Days” or visit the HD Museum Tickets page for a Museum Days admission ticket for $ 10. Please use at. HD Museum. Visit for full ticket details for exclusions and other terms of use.
No other company is as closely associated with Milwaukee as Harley-Davidson. Check out exhibits such as “Building the Milwaukee Icon: Harley-Davidson’s Juneau Avenue Factory” and experience the history of real-life Milwaukee.

Annual pass

Looking for interesting things and ways to fully enjoy our programs and exhibits? The Harley-Davidson Museum’s new annual pass offers personal, family and VIP levels that fit your lifestyle. New Annual Pass benefits include virtual access to HD Museums, including various Harley history topics featured in the Virtual Gallery Talk series, admission discounts, free admission for children under the age of 18, and discounts on merchandise in the shop. , Meal discounts and more. At MOTOR® Bar & Restaurant etc. For more information and other terms of use, please visit

Engineering Merit Badge (Saturday 11am and 1:30 pm)

All Scouts are welcome to come to win the Engineering Merit Badge at the Harley-Davidson Museum! This experience is partially facilitated by Scouts exploring the history of Harley-Davidson and the engineering of motorcycles that meet the nine merit badge requirements. Pre-registration is required. Program registration is closed one week before the scheduled program date. Tickets include a downloadable activity booklet used for the program, a partially promoted program, a facilitator-signed blue card (one blue card per scout registration), and a dedicated HD Museum ™ patch. It will be.

Scout Virtual Engineering Merit Badge (Saturday 8:30 am, Tuesday 6:30 pm)
This new 90-minute online program is open to scouts from all over the country. Our program facilitators guide the military and explore the role that engineers play in creating Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. This virtual interactive program describes nine requirements for engineering merit badges. Pre-registration is required. Program fee: $ 20 per scout. This includes the activity booklet used during the program and a special HD® patch when the program completes.

Must-see exhibits and installations

Keith Brammer leather jacket (currently on display)

Perhaps no other musical genre is as closely related to the classic black leather jacket as punk rock. Keith Brammer of Milwaukee’s hardcore punk band Die Kreuzen gracefully lent his worn-out leather to the HD Museum. The jacket was purchased in New York City in the 1980s and was a companion throughout Brammer’s tour. Check out the Custom Culture Gallery to see this Milwalky music history.

Inspiration and Recovery: Injured veterans climb seven summits (currently on display)
In September 2009, during a tour in Afghanistan, specialist Benjamin Blakeheimer, a cavalry scout of the 2nd Stryker Brigade of the 2nd Infantry Division of the US Army, was seriously injured. His rehabilitation was difficult because he endured many surgeries. At the same time, the Harley-Davidson Museum regularly sent care packages containing the HD Museum ™ flag to active military personnel. Blakeheimer began climbing during the recovery and carried the HD Museum flag to the summit of Denali, the highest point in North America, during the summer. Upon reaching that peak, Breckheimer became the first and only recipient of the Purple Heart to reach all seven summits, the highest peaks on each of the seven continents. He continues to climb, promotes resilience, and shares his inspiring stories to support the mental health of veterans and current military personnel.

Revolution® Max engine (currently on display)

The brand new Revolution® Max 1250cc engine powers a new generation of Harley-Davidson® motorcycles. Take a look at the liquid-cooled 60-degree V-twin for the PanAmerica ™ Adventure Touring Model and Performance Cruiser Sportster® S Motorcycle. It is exhibited in the lobby of the museum.

Club & Competition (currently on display)

At the beginning of the 20th century, motorcycle culture was a homemade phenomenon. It was born out of the rider’s passion for evolving sports. Friendships that have evolved around horse riding and participation in competition events have led to the formation of motorcycle clubs that host destination rides, family picnics in motorcycle games, and other riding competitions.

The newly re-installed display cases in the Club & Competition Gallery primarily highlight the clothing of club members in the 1930s and 1940s. The clothing choices displayed include full dress uniforms, shirts, sweaters, jackets, caps, and pin or sign that you are a member of the American Motorcyclist Association, customized by the owner using the club’s name and logo. Includes patches. The HD Archives collection includes Motorclothes® apparel sold in the HD® product catalog, as well as non-HD production clothing proudly customized by the rider.

Harley Fox (currently on display)

Gail Anderson’s 1986 Softail® Custom Motorcycle “Harley Fox” was manufactured by partner Bob Burrows and won the Grand Prize at the first Ladies of Harley® (LOH) Ride-in Show at Daytona Beach Bike Week in 1987. I won the award. Anderson’s themed riding gear presented an impressive image that matched the increased awareness of female riders in the 1980s and exciting new options.

Alfonso Soto Mayor 1957 model FL (currently on display)

The Harley-Davidson Museum has recently announced that its collection has grown with the addition of the 1957 model FL, on which the famous Mexican stunt rider and racer Alfonso Soto Mayor Canales was riding.

Harley-Davidson’s history in Mexico dates back to at least 1913. In the 1920s, the brand was seen more often throughout Mexico City as the bike became popular with local traffic police who stunted on Harley-Davidson® bikes. After racing in the 1930s and 1960s, Sotomayor began his own stunt riding career by running the famous “Santa Muerte” or Jump of Death. Learn more about Sotomayor’s derring-do feat and Harley-Davidson’s early entry into Mexico with this new display in the Kustom Kulture area.

“Off-Road Harley-Davidson” (currently on display)

In the decades before the United States paved the highway, early riders needed to prepare for all kinds of terrain, including sand, clay and soil. It was a Harley-Davidson® motorcycle that wandered the makeshift road. Today it is called off-road or adventure touring. At that time, it was simply called horseback riding. Since 1903, Harley-Davidson motorcycles have proved their toughness by climbing hillsides, over wooded hills, through the bed of stone-filled streams. “Off-Road Harley-Davidson” talks about the history of motorcycles designed for rough roads, the people who ride them, and the adventures they shared.

“Building the Milwaukee Icon: Harley-Davidson’s Juneau Avenue Factory” (currently on display)
The recently recovered architectural drawing cache contains plans for the original Juneau Avenue facility. Pencil drawings and archived photographs show the pace of the company’s early growth whirlwind. The company’s Milwaukee plant experienced nearly constant expansion while building an international business, producing more than 1,000 motorcycles in 1909 and 27,000 motorcycles in 1920. This relatively short period of construction gave rise to Harley-Davidson’s proud home, even today, a century later.

“Building the Milwaukee Icon” provides a snapshot of Harley-Davidson’s formation and shows the chapter in the history of Milwaukee, where the city was known as the “Machine Shop of the World.”


Didn’t you get the gift you wanted during your vacation? please do not worry! When new items arrive at The Shop, you’ll find what you’re looking for to get ready for riding. Check out the new spring apparel items for the whole family along with drinkwear and hats. I need something special for that someone, but don’t know their size? Gift cards are a great way to show your concern and provide them in the perfect size.


Get rid of the cold of winter with MOTOR® Barand Restaurant’s monthly specials, barbecue packages and more. This month, grilled pork chops (8 oz, boned, thick-sliced ​​pork chops grilled and seasoned with homemade pork dry love, served with crispy rosemary potatoes and roasted seasonal vegetables, $ 23.95), brisket tacos. (3 slowly smoked juicy briskets, keso fresca, pickled red onions, corn tortillas stuffed with jalapeno. Silantro lime rice, crispy tortillas and salsa verde, $ 16.95) and cherry pie (fresh local cherries, butter) Sprinkle with sugar (with puff pastry) and top with vanilla ice cream, and $ 7.95) will drool, but you’ll be satisfied.

And whenever the football playoff push begins, be sure to call the MOTOR® Barand Restaurant team to help you win Game Day. Delivery, dining and takeaway options – including family barbecue packages – MOTOR® Bars & Restaurants will cover you!

Finally, on Wednesday, January 19, MOTOR® Barand Restaurant will partner with 2A Wine Merchants to explore wines to combine with football fares. Earn your ticket today to get ready for the big game.

1903 event

Did anyone put a ring on it during the holidays? Start “happy” with your team at the 1903 event. Leave the planning and details to the 1903 event and your memories of your big day will last a lifetime. If you book your wedding before March 31, 2022, you will receive a 6-hour free host bar with your wedding package. For more information, see the Weddings issue of Milwaukee Magazine.

About the Harley-Davidson Museum

Discover culture and history at the Harley-Davidson Museum through stories and interactive exhibits celebrating expression, friendship and love for sports. Visiting the HD Museum is an experience of being with you for the rest of your life. With an unparalleled collection of Harley-Davidson® motorcycles and souvenirs, a 20-acre park-like campus, and a calendar full of activities, the HD Museum is Milwaukee’s most popular tourist destination for visitors from around the world. It is one of. Plan to visit the Harley-Davidson Museum at What’s happening at the Harley-Davidson Museum in January? -Road Racing World Magazine

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