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Wheels O' Time Museum

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Address: 1710 W Woodside Dr, Dunlap, IL 61525-9571
Phone Number: 309-243-9020
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Yes, go. We spent close to three hours enjoying the variety of exhibits in the four buildings & outdoor train track. More than just "wheels," though the scope, restoration... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2016
Eledind
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Fishers, Indiana
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Fishers, Indiana
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Yes, go. We spent close to three hours enjoying the variety of exhibits in the four buildings & outdoor train track. More than just "wheels," though the scope, restoration, & information about the vintage vehicles was interesting. We were encouraged to "play" with any buttons, levers, or hands-on-materials available. That's one reason WO'T would be entertaining, as well as educational... More 

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Awendaw, South Carolina
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Excellent family fun. Very interesting for all ages,car buffs, train buffs, clocks, old toys, very relaxing fun time for all ages, except toddlers. If you live here, or just passingvthrough. You must see. We took our 9 year old granddaughter. She had a blast.

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Peoria, Illinois
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

My type of visit was actually for school but that wasn't an option. Anyways, it reminded me of my grandpa with the old cars and tractors. There was a lot of random historical stuff from Illinois. It was a really good experience with my classmates! My tour guide (Joe) was a great tour guide! All in all, an awesome time!!... More 

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Thank Carly1822
Salina, Kansas
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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2 Thank petepeterson888
Dunlap, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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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3 Thank John M
Peoria, IL, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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2 Thank Marilin L
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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Illinois
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120 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 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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96 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 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
1 review
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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