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Wheels O' Time Museum


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Step back in time at the Wheels O' Time Museum, where history is fun for all ages! Located 8 miles north of downtown Peoria on Route 40, the campus has four acres with 5 buildings and 30,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space open to visitors for the season.

The museum has numerous interactive displays, including juke boxes, model trains, typewriters, kinetic energy device, and so much more! Our newest exhibits include an authentically-restored 1938 LeTourneau 576 sq. foot steel house and a stunning 1931 Ahrens Fox Fire Truck. Many items pertaining to manufacturing and transportation in the Peoria area are on display.

Exhibits include: Rock Island Steam locomotive, combine car and caboose, more than 40+ antique and collector cars, Caterpillar tractors plus a Best and a Holt Tractor, vintage fire trucks, model airplanes, clocks, music room, grandma’s kitchen, farm building, washing machines, library, fashion, WMBD radio station, model trains, barbershop quartet and much more!

The Wheels O' Time Museum is a Blue Star Museum, offering free admission to any active member of the military and their family between Armed Forces Day in May and Labor Day!

Admission: $9 Adults / $8 Seniors / $3.50 Children 3 y/o thru 8th grade. Group rate for 20 or more: $8 adults / $3.50. Group rate for 20 or more: Adults $8 / Children $3.

Preserving the Past for the Enjoyment and Education of Future Generations