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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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Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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One Peoria's best kept secrets

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Peoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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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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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Peoria, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 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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San Diego
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 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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Chicago, Illinois
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Burr Ridge, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

31 club members ranging in age from 23 to 86, along with 2 six year old kids thoroughly enjoyed the displays and hands on experiences at the museum. All "thumbs up" reviews from the members after the 3 hour experience. The diversity of exhibits was both entertaining and educational to a high degree to satisfy all who attended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Well... on the first glance you could say "A lot of old items chaotical thrown together" but there is much more to say. We visited with 5 children in the age of 1 to 5 and they had a lot of fun playing with all this things. And yes, you are allowed and even asked to try out which I... More 

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Peru, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Remembered going here as a kid and they have expanded since then. This place as everything such as antique cars, old tractors, toys, a spirit of st louis replica, train locomotive plus cars, and many more. Many interactive displays for kids as well as adults to enjoy. Staff were very friendly and informative. The locomotive was my favorite and they... More 

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Peoria, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Good place to visit with young ones. Nice collection of all kind of things. I guess the place has enough artifacts to cover a building 3 times its size. Nice experience of old time cars and a train.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a one of a kind museum! There is something for everyone! We have been to many car museums, but Wheels has cars displayed we had “never seen before”—for example, a 1916 Glide, or the 1927 Kissel, or the 1893 Duryea. They even have a 1970 Mercedes 600 6-passenger Pullman once owned by Hugh Heffner! The display of antique... More 

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Additional Information about Wheels O' Time Museum

Address: 1710 W Woodside Drive, Dunlap, IL 61525
Phone Number: 309-243-9020
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Dunlap
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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