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“An Excellent Museum!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Wheels O' Time Museum

Wheels O' Time Museum
1710 W Woodside Drive, Dunlap, IL 61525
309-243-9020
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Dunlap
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Rockford, Illinois
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“An Excellent Museum!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Our car club journeyed to Wheels O'Time last Saturday, and everyone enjoyed the many exhibits and displays. Wheels were everywhere - on cars, trucks, tractors, a locomotive, train cars, toys, clocks - you name it, it was there. The volunteers could not have been more helpful. They are so enthusiastic and are well versed in what the museum is showcasing. We had a great couple of hours, and I'm sure many will make a return trip.

Visited July 2014
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Mazeppa, Minnesota, United States
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Enjoyable way to spend time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The cars! I love old cars and they have lots of them and lots of good information about them. Did you know there was an electric car in 1931? There was, and they have one. Did you know there was an automaker in Peoria? Yep, they have information on that too. In addition to lots of cars, there are a number of other items and hands-on activities (various juke boxes throughout, try the different car horns) to keep the young and young-at-heart entertained. We were just randomly looking for things to do around Peoria and out of the list, my mom selected this one. It was a good choice and fun was had by all.

Visited July 2014
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Mariestad, Sverige
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“Awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had seen nice Reviews here on Trip Advisor before our trip to the USA. We were on our way from Pontiac to Galesburg so it suited us. They opened at noon and we were a bit early but we killed the time. The volunteers opened and showed us a lot in the museum so we could see how some machines worked. tThe museum is quite big so you need time to see all and enjoy what you see. I'm sure the kids would love it. A good place for the grandparents to take their grandchildren for some hours. The entrance fee was reasonble.

Visited August 2013
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“An amazing place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

So much to see, listen to and interact with. My wife and I spent almost 3 hours and came away thinking it was one of the best museums anywhere. Just a very fun time from a calliope to cars to clocks to many informative and interesting devices and loads of information.

Visited July 2014
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Mount Pleasant, Iowa
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My husband and I were in Peoria and only had a few hours to visit attractions. We chose Wheels O' Time and loved it!! Worth the admission price. Lots of colorful, well marked displays. Buttons to push and wheels to turn made it especially fun. I can see where families with kids would enjoy this museum. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Highly recommend.

Visited June 2014
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