May 16, 2008 The 130,000 square-foot Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee will open its doors to the public on Saturday July 12.

Consisting of three buildings set on 20 acre grounds, the new museum is designed to celebrate the rich 105 year history of the iconic motorcycle manufacturer with exhibits covering everything from racing heritage to classic ads and the papers proving Elvis' purchase of a 1956 Harley-Davidson Kh.


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Construction of the museum began in June, 2006, with the "ground-breaking" ceremony dispensing with the shovel in favor of a burnout performed by legendary Harley-Davidson dirt track racer Scott Parker on an XL 883R Sportster motorcycle.

Further details at the Harley Davidson Museum site.