Get a glimpse of meeting rooms and exhibits. (Hint: use the arrow keys to navigate the tour).Take a Virtual Tour
This isn't your average museum! Your visit begins with a virtual ride in the bed of a massive two-and-a-half story Cat 797F Mining Truck. Learn how Caterpillar's story began as two companies came together to build Caterpillar on the foundation of innovation and customer focus. Unleash your inner engineer as you design your very own Cat machine. Test your skills on a simulator to see first-hand what it's like to operate equipment the way our operators do, and no visit is complete without climbing in a motor grader, track-type tractor, or excavator on the product floor.
2016 marked the 75th anniversary of the Caterpillar Employees Mixed Chorus, making it the oldest employee musical activity of its kind in the world. From "Oklahoma!" to "Shrek the Musical" and everything in between, hundreds of Caterpillar employees and their family members served as cast and crew for these theatrical productions, playing a vital role in sustaining a thriving theatre community in Central Illinois.
Do you visit us more than a couple times per year? If so, you may want to consider an Annual Pass to the Caterpillar Visitors Center! Annual Pass holders receive unlimited visitors for one year from the date of purchase, $1 off admission tickets for family and friends and a 15% discount at the Cat Merchandise Center. Passes are $25 and are available at the ticket counter or by calling (309) 675-0606.
Monday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(last ticket / entry at 3:30 p.m.)
Closed on Sundays and holidays.
110 S.W. Washington Street
Peoria, IL 61602
Tickets are available online and at the ticket counter. Please note a $1 processing fee is added to each ticket purchased online.
For Caterpillar employee and retiree tickets, please present your ID at the ticket counter.
The Caterpillar Visitors Center is closed all day in observance of National Holidays:
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