Honoring our Past and Building our Future
In 1901 Oscar Hedstrom and George Hendee created America’s First Motorcycle Company®, establishing Indian Motorcycle's reputation for outstanding performance by building powerful and reliable motorcycles. Today, the tradition of premium craftsmanship in American manufacturing lives on at the Indian Motorcycle factory in Spirit Lake, IA; the home of Indian Motorcycle and the birthplace of each new bike we make.
The factory employs approximately 550 skilled professionals who take great pride in each detail of the assembly process. Their dedication and commitment to excellence continues the Indian Motorcycle legacy for future generations of motorcycle riders to come.
Tour the Indian Motorcylce Factory
Indian Motorcycle offers complementory factory tours that take visitors behind the scenes to experience the bike assembly process- begining with only an engine and ending with a completely assembled, fully operational bike coming right off the line. Guests will see our skilled staff in action, learn interesting details of the manufacturing process, and observe many of the technology features of the world-class facility.
If guided tours are unavailable during your visit, the Indian Motorcycle Experience Center is open with video tours available anytime Monday-Friday between the hours of 8 am and 4:30 pm(CST) with the exception of holidays. The Experience Center will be closed the week of July 2nd – July 6th, 2018 for the 4th of July.
Visit the Experience Center
The Indian Motorcycle Experience Center showcases current and historic Indian motorcycles, displays vintage artifacts and memorabilia, and offers visitors the opportunity to purchase exclusive factory merchandise. Guests are also able to view a short video tour of the manufacturing facility during times when guided tours are unavailable.
The Experience Center is also available as a venue for private events and celebrations.
Guests are welcome to visit the Indian Motorcycle Experience Center anytime Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm (CST) with the exception of holidays.
Hours & Availability
Guided tours take visitors through the fully operational factory facility so availability is limited. To check availability for your desired visit please call 712-336-3797 and choose option 4, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Indian Motorcycle Experience Center is open with video tours available anytime Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm (CST) .
Tours last approximately 45 minutes and will allow visitors to observe the factory while lines are in opperation.
No photography or cell phone usage is allowed during the tour.
Closed toe, flat shoes are required - no sandals will be allowed on the tour.
Touring visitors must be age 5 or older.