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Caterpillar Visitors Center

110 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602-2501
+1 309-675-0606
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Nice for people to learn about Caterpillar

We live in town. Finally went to the visitors center. They have a movie inside a big truck. Some... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2016
Interesting slice of history

The Caterpillar Visitors Center was a great place to kill some time on a cold day, and by the way... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2016
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110 SW Washington St, Peoria, IL 61602-2501
+1 309-675-0606
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Reviewed December 31, 2016

We live in town. Finally went to the visitors center. They have a movie inside a big truck. Some nice hands on things kids can do. Also you can sit inside the tractors.

Thank CruiserIllinois
Reviewed December 21, 2016

The Caterpillar Visitors Center was a great place to kill some time on a cold day, and by the way made me really appreciate the accomplishments of this foundational American company. Informative exhibits without being too technical, and the whole place reflects the pride the...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed December 20, 2016

It was the men who wanted to visit here however I found it very interesting and learned so much. Definitely worth a visit if. you're in Peoria.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed December 19, 2016

A place where converge modernity and history. The iconic company from Peoria Il. (CATERPILLAR Inc), show the essence of his products success.

Thank cantula02
Reviewed December 9, 2016

We had a good time at the CAT Visitor's Center. It was neat to sit in the theater they built in the dump bed of a HUGE mining truck! They also had simulators we liked playing on. It takes more focus and coordination than one...More

1  Thank RachelNicoleEmmett
Reviewed November 11, 2016

Our 3.5 year old grandson and 15monthold granddaughter from San Diego loved their visit here. The vehicle simulators were fun for our adult son and his children.

Thank iplaytoo3
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

A commendable center put together by Caterpillar to reflect their global presence and invest in their community. The kids had a ball playing on the equipment and watching the movie in the large truck. Worth a visit if you're in the area!

Thank HLP033
Reviewed October 14, 2016

My husband and I visited this museum when business took us to Peoria. We happened upon it while walking and photographing the sculptures in town. We owned many pieces of Caterpillar equipment in the past when we operated a composting facility, so we enjoyed learning...More

Thank Kim W
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Took my daughters and grandsons last year. Seemed like it'd be boring and I must admit, we didn't sit through many of the videos or pay a whole lot of attention to the history/museum part of it, but it was a treasure trove of great...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed September 27, 2016

We spent 2 hours going through the museum. The tour guides are enthusiastic and informative. It is great to see an American company that takes care of their employees and their community. Well done, Caterpillar!

1  Thank GrandmaHoney2010
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Is there RV parking near by?
April 9, 2017|
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Response from Etonian30 | Reviewed this property |
Large parking lot next to Hooters is for bus and RV parking. Just 5-10 minute walk to museum.
Is there RV parking nearby?
September 22, 2016|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
There are many parking lots available around the area. The underground one at the location would not be suitable, it's too low. However, I cannot help with the surrounding open lots. I suspect if you call them, they will be... More
Robert C
What is the cost to enter Caterpillar Visitors Center?
September 11, 2016|
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Response from Elizabeth S | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $7, but my husband, who is 55, got in for the "Senior" rate of $6. :o)