The driving distance from Madison, Wisconsin to Milwaukee, Wisconsin is:

79 miles / 127 km

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Driving distance from Madison, WI to Milwaukee, WI

The total driving distance from Madison, WI to Milwaukee, WI is 79 miles or 127 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Madison, Wisconsin. It ends in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Did you know that Milwaukee is the birthplace of the iconic motorcycle company, Harley-Davidson? It is now the headquarters of the famous Harley-Davidson Motor Company and home to the Harley-Davidson Museum.

The Harley-Davidson Museum has more than 450 motorcycles and artifacts on display including the Serial Number One, the oldest known Harley-Davidson motorcycle. The museum is located on a 20-acre land on the Milwaukee riverfront equipped with a shop and restaurant.

Harley-Davidson fans can take a tour called The Steel Toe Tour. This tour is available on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from June through September for two hours where you will learn Harley-Davidson history, visit the Engine Room and visit the 849,000 square-foot Pilgrim Road Powertrain Operations facility in Menomonee Falls, WI and more. You’ll have a chance to see the assembly line and powder coat process.

Visitors to the Steel Toe Tour must be 12 years old and up and you must make an advance reservation, as it is highly recommended. Find out more at

Madison, Wisconsin

City: Madison
State: Wisconsin
Country: United States
Category: cities

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

City: Milwaukee
State: Wisconsin
Country: United States
Category: cities

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