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Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations

1425 Eden Rd, York, PA 17402-1907
+1 717-852-6590
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Great tour

Had a wonderful free tour with a wonderful knowledgable tour guide. Tour lasted approx 1.5 hrs... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Len D
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Hamilton, Canada
A great free tour

This was a shot in the dark that turned out to be a perfect stop. It takes about 30 to 40 minutes... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
wkrupa
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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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Established as an assembly facility in 1973, Harley-Davidson Vehicle Operations in York, PA assembles the Touring, Softail®, 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 Softail, 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. 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 Softail, 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.
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1425 Eden Rd, York, PA 17402-1907
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+1 717-852-6590
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a wonderful free tour with a wonderful knowledgable tour guide. Tour lasted approx 1.5 hrs which was almost as long as tour others paid dearly for. Hope Harley factory does not read this as they might start charging for the free one.

Thank Len D
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a shot in the dark that turned out to be a perfect stop. It takes about 30 to 40 minutes and it takes you across the entire production floor except for the paint booth. You see every aspect of the build from frame...More

Thank wkrupa
Reviewed 5 days ago

Neither my wife or I have ever ridden a bike or had any real interest in biking, however Harleys always seem to be a classic bike. The free one hour we took, is well worth the time – we did not take the paid two...More

Thank Stan C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even if you don't own a motorcycle you will enjoy the tour of the Harley Davidson factory. Very informative with an extremely knowledgeable guide. Word of advice...Don't wear sandals...They won't let you tour!

Thank Kat E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to visit and tour. Loved seeing and being able to sit on the old and the new bikes. So much information to see and look at to what goes into the bikes. I plan on going again when I can.

Thank RATman16749
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service is spectacular even though it's free! The movie was really nice in an awesome mood theater. The tour was detailed and very knowledgeable (whether you're into motorcycles or not). They give you a pin that you'll have to wear throughout the tour. They do...More

Thank Ahmed I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't forget that this is a factory. They do have some shot requirements, think back to your high school science labs or machine shops! They also do not allow cameras on the tour, and all cells must be turned off. Once you get past all...More

Thank gibsongirl104
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you've always wanted to see how the motorcycles are built, this is the tour for you. The tour guides explain all the processes along the way.

Thank Caribbiophile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see for any Harley enthusiast, rider or owner. It was great seeing where my bike was built and the processes they go through. The people were very friendly and answer your questions. We did the free tour which takes you through the whole...More

Thank Snoviper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent 10 years working at this plant and helped transform it into one of the most advanced manufacturing facilities in the world. Wonderful brand and products are only made greater by the applied science and technology that helps drive this factory. Proud to have...More

Thank David D
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nancyshortway
When are factory tours available?
9 April 2017|
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Response from ALWarner | Property representative |
All information about our tours and schedules are available on the Harley-Davidson website or by calling 877-883-1450.
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Traveling_Diva17
When does production shut down for the model year changeover? We've taken the free tour before and loved it but wanted to be sure we visit at the right time.
4 April 2017|
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Response from ALWarner | Property representative |
As of now, we will begin modified tours on June 26th and resume mid-August. It is best if you call in advance of your visit (877-883-1450 or 717-852-6590) for the most current information.
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promizkeeper
Is the free tour wheelchair friendly?
28 March 2017|
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Response from ALWarner | Property representative |
Yes, wheelchairs can be used for both the Classic and Steel Toe Tour. We have wheelchairs available as well.
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