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The Caterpillar Visitors Center is a fascinating look at the company, the iron and the people making sustainable progress possible around the world. From the humble beginnings of the first tractor to the company's present-day leadership in building...more
All reviews mining truck heavy equipment big machines on display visitor's center gift shop introductory video great company short video all ages great history entrance fee awesome place great place to visit two hours movie theater little pricey
We stopped on a Wednesday afternoon in April about 3:00. Ticket sales stop at 3:30. FYI - Center closes at 5:00. Gift shop closes at 5:30. It took us about 1.5 hours to go through.
This “museum” is very well done. The staff is friendly...More
So much fun to learn about how these machines are made and what they do! Very informative with Plenty of hands-on activities for children and adults! Even simulators and an engineering challenge for older teens!
If you an enthusiast about machines and how mining happens this is the destination. Walk around the machines, touch and feel them. If you are bored, take a walk by the river. And if you are hungry treat yourself with great food options all at...More
Visited here with family. They have a gift shop and some on site food and beverage purchase. They give you a small tour and show you a short video. If you are an engineer you will enjoy it. It's downtown Peoria. Machines and more machines....More
For adults, I’d have given a higher rating. The exhibits are interesting, the videos are informative, and it’s a cool place to spend an hour or two.
For families with young children I give 3 stars. My son loves climbing on the equipment and checking...More
I really wanted to give this experience 5 stars but unfortunately I would give it 0 if possible. After paying 7 dollars per person we expected to be able to entertain our 3 boys for more than an hour but there was only one level...More
Since Peoria is home to Caterpiller I decided to go see their Museum. Well worth the time. I didn't know how big and world wide Caterpiller is. If you like construction or have a child who is you and they would enjoy the time. Also...More
There is no food on site unless there is an event which brings it in... I recommend stopping at Two25 which is in walking distance and has excellent food. They also have an all you can eat 🍕 / 🥗 bar for lunch!