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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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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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

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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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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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

A very fun place to visit and see a lot of antiques; most wheel-related. There was much more to see here than I imagined. I especially liked the interactive exhibits where you could activate and see the workings of many things. Also, the "what is this?" displays were fun. That engages the kids much more than a "look, but don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

The people are friendly, and there are endless displays of various historical artifacts. For kids who have never seen old farm tools, juke boxes, old time radios, organs run by bellows, old school attire, and many antique vehicles, this will ba an engaging visit into the past. A couple of railroad cars and planes top off this huge collection of... More 

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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This place is a mix between a museum and old road side attraction. Needless to say, the whole family ages 14, 24 and 50s had fun! Amazing cars on display, fun interactives, and a lot of history! Bring some spare change as a few of the old gadgets do fun things for a quarter, though a vast majority (95%) are... More 

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Additional Information about Wheels O' Time Museum

Address: 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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