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Wheels O' Time Museum

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Address: 1710 W Woodside Drive, Dunlap, IL 61525
Phone Number: 309-243-9020
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Wonderful Collection of Very Cool Stuff!!!

Marvelous collection of old cars and trains, but not limited to wheels and transportation. Four buildings include lots of other eclectic stuff, ranging from clocks to steam... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 30, 2015
petepeterson888
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Salina, Kansas
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Salina, Kansas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

Marvelous collection of old cars and trains, but not limited to wheels and transportation. Four buildings include lots of other eclectic stuff, ranging from clocks to steam engines, and from frontier kitchens to unusual machines. Great for kids, with lots of interactive displays and helpful docents. Not all of the buildings are heated, so it's best to go on a... More 

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1 Thank petepeterson888
Dunlap, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

While the name (and the train outside) would imply a museum of only mechanical transportation, it is much more. Not obvious when driving by, there are four buildings on the property. There is the train, which is totally accessable, bicycles, replica planes, a farm machinery building and lots of cars. There are also many other displays ranging from an old... More 

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2 Thank John M
Peoria, IL, United States
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

All ages will find things to see, operate and enjoy. A little boy -- not much more than a toddler -- beamed as he rang the bell and activated the sounds of a real locomotive while in the cab of that engine. So many of these cars, tractors, fire engines, trains, bicycles and even clocks are part of Peoria's history.... More 

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1 Thank Marilin L
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is a great little museum for young and old. They have a great display of old cars,tractors, trains. We took my father in law and he had the best time showing us the stuff he used as a boy.Don't miss this little treasure when visiting the Peoria area

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Thank rcolectble
Illinois
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86 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Very pleased with our visit to the Wheels O'Time Museum. At first we thought it was a train museum, but it had much more to offer in farm machinery and cars.

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Thank Tom M
Peoria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

I lived in the area for decades driving past the meusem often thinking "someday I should stop and take a look". I finally did last fall during a fall celebration where they had a bluegrass band playing inside. The place is much bigger that in looks with lots of Peoria historical info. Many antique cars and railroad pieces. There's an... More 

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Thank usa_banjo
Peoria, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Wheels O'Time Museum is fun for all aged children as well as adults!!! It is worth seeing. Great exhibits with music and hands on things for children to play with. I tell all my friends about it.

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Thank Susan L
Peoria, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The volunteers keep adding and adding to this quality museum. Especially fun for a rainy day when you can't be outside. Easily worth 1 1/2-2 hours. Not only do the displays bring back fun memories for adults but children love all the fun buttons to push and all the music and moving parts of tons of displays. Signs everywhere say... More 

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Thank MarthaIllinois
San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Great museum. So many different things to see in 4 buildings. And the cost was so reasonable!! Spend a few hours here I think you'll definitely find it worth your time.

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Thank SanDiego333
Chicago, Illinois
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This gem of a museum is wonderful! It consists of 4 buildings that you can go into. Old beautifully restored vehicles, firetrucks, trains, clocks, music boxes, many other things. If you enjoy the past - this is the place for you! Kids were having a great time - all displays are interactive at their height. The people who volunteer there... More 

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