Upcoming Events

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Regular admission rates apply
$9 adults, $8 seniors (65+), $3.50 3 y/o through 8th grade


June 2019 Early Ford V-8 Club Display

Start date: June 1, 2019

End date: June 30, 2019

Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Rotating monthly display of 3 vehicles supplied by the Early Ford V-8 Club
On display during the month of June  –  1926 Model T “Silver Streak,” Thieman Ford Model A conversion tractor and a 1966 Ford model 4000 tractor

AutonomouStuff DARPA vehicle on display

Start date: June 1, 2019

End date: June 30, 2019

Time: Noon to 5:00pm

Get a close-up look at AutonomouStuff ‘s DARPA car on display at the Wheels O’ Time Museum in June.  DARPA – Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Grand Challenge to develop autonomous vehicle technologies that could be applied to military requirements

The Stories of the Silver Streak and the Bradford Model T Girls

Date: June 20, 2019

Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

The “Silver Streak” Model T Ford is on display in the Ford building during the month of June. On Thursday, June 20, come and listen to John Butte whose mom Regina Fennell (Butte) and his aunt traveled with other women in this car across the USA. These remarkable women known as “The Bradford Model T Girls” were way ahead of their time!

Cars Through Time

Start date: June 22, 2019

End date: June 23, 2019

Time: Noon to 5:00pm

PC: Ronald Hedlund

Outdoor display of vehicles through the ages from Ford Model T to Morton-based AutonomouStuff self-driving state-of-the-art Demo Car. Different cars on display each day.

Central Illinois Heritage Tractor Display

Start date: July 21, 2019

End date: July 26, 2019

Time: Noon to 5:00pm; ends July 26 at 9:00am

See the beautiful tractors on display at the Wheels O’ Time Museum before they journey to the Princeville Heritage Museum on the morning of July 26!

Tractor Drive from Wheels O’ Time Museum to Princeville Heritage Museum

Date: July 26, 2019

Time: 9:00am

Watch the tractors begin their journey from Wheels O’ Time Museum to the Princeville Heritage Museum!

Civil War Union Surgeon reenactor

Date: August 3, 2019

Time: Noon to 3:00pm

Visit with a Civil War surgeon during your visit to the Wheels O’ Time Museum! Ron Kirchgessner portrays Major Richard Conover, Surgeon for the 108th Illinois. Major Conover, a native of Eureka, IL, served in the Civil War from August 28, 1862 until August 5, 1865.

Peoria Senior Band performance

Date: August 31, 2019

Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Enjoy a performance by the Peoria Senior Band during your visit to the Wheels O’ Time Museum!

Fall Festival

Date: October 13, 2019

Time: Noon to 4:00pm

Blacksmithing, live music, special exhibits and demonstrations