Many of the workers are versatile in their posts throughout the factory, although some specialize in positions such as expert welding. Others test-drive the bikes on a stationary track. As they ride the bike, they check all of the components to ensure it is ready for the road.
If you want a photo after all is said and done, you can visit a small gallery where multiple bikes are available for visitors to admire and even sit on.
Many visitors take advantage of the chance to sit on a Forty-eight, Fat Bob or a Touring bike, getting a taste of what it might feel like to ride one.
A gift shop sells a wide variety of Harley memorabilia, equipment and fun gifts for riders and nonriders. Visitors must be 12 or older, children must be accompanied by a parent, and close-toed shoes are required.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.