Upcoming Events

Enjoy these special features throughout our season.

Camp Ellis temporary exhibition

Start date: May 1, 2022
End date: October 31, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Multimedia room of the New Exhibit Building.
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Camp Ellis was a very large WWII training center and POW camp in Ipava, IL, that housed up to 5,000 German prisoners.

This exhibition will only be available until the end of the 2022 season.

Blacksmithing demonstrations

Date: October 8, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Farm Building
Blacksmith

From May to October every second and fourth Saturday of the month, you can visit our own resident blacksmith at work in the Farm Building, from Noon to 4pm.

Fall Festival

Date: October 9, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Fall Festival – our most popular day of the season!  You’ll love visiting the museum while it is decked out in its best fall and Halloween decor! Enjoy blacksmithing demonstrations, folk music, fire equipment (modern and classic), ambulance tours by AMT, special exhibits and demonstrations, and so much more!

Regular admission rates apply.

Link to Facebook event

BOGO Entry + Dairy Queen Day

Date: October 15, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
DQ Car

Who doesn’t love ice cream ! Dairy Queen will be at the museum on Saturday, October 15, between noon and 2:30pm. It’s a great chance to get a close up look at the DQ ’55 GMC van, too! This is the last Dairy Queen Day before the end of our season! Come and get a free DQ dilly bar when you present your admission ticket or membership. While supplies last.

Visitors on this special day enter with Buy-One-Get-One-Free Admission rates!*

*Buy one regular priced admission, get 2nd of equal or lower price at no charge. No additional coupons may be used. 

Children’s story time

Date: October 20, 2022
Time: 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: We will meet at the gazebo on the front yard, then walk to our destination spot in the museum.
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Stories with our friends from the Dunlap Public Library District. Oriented towards preschoolers and early elementary ages. Bring your own picnic and have lunch at the picnic tables on the new building’s veranda.

Blacksmithing demonstrations

Date: October 22, 2022
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Farm Building
Blacksmith

From May to October every second and fourth Saturday of the month, you can visit our own resident blacksmith at work in the Farm Building, from Noon to 4pm.

Happy Hall O’ Wheels Trick or Treat Event!

Date: October 29, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Wheels O' Time Museum main building
Halloween Car

Attend at your own risk as you may never leave (or want to). On Saturday October 29 come to the museum to celebrate Halloween with us in a safe and fun environment. For children through 8th grade.

Museum Members: $3 per child (ages 2-13) and $2 per accompanying adult.

Non members: $5 per child (ages 2 – 13) and $2 per accompanying adult.

Babies under 2 are free.

Hall O’ Wheels includes a not too spooky scavenger hunt through the museum’s main building, quiet room available for craft activities, and lots of treats.