Plan your visit

Plan Your Visit



Monday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(last ticket / entry at 3:30 p.m.)

Closed on Sundays and holidays.

Contact Us

For More Information
Call: 309-675-0606


Tickets are available online and at the ticket counter. 

  • General admission: $7
  • Seniors (55+), veterans and active military: $6
  • Veterans and active military (55+): $5
  • Children (12 and under): Free
    (limit of 4 children per 1 adult ticket. Must be accompanied by an adult.)
  • Group rate (25 or more): $6

For Caterpillar employee and retiree tickets, please present your ID at the ticket counter.

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The Caterpillar Visitors Center is closed all day in observance of National Holidays:

  • January 1 (New Year's Day)
  • May 30 (Memorial Day)
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
  • September 4 (Labor Day)
  • November 23 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • December 24 (Christmas Eve Day)
  • December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • December 31 (New Year's Eve Day)


The Caterpillar Visitors Center is located at 110 SW Washington Street in downtown Peoria, Illinois, near the Caterpillar world headquarters at the corner of Main Street and Washington Street.

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Parking is available in the Water Street parking garage adjacent to the facility for museum patrons. Metered parking is also available along Main Street and Water Street. Free two-hour parking is available at the Water Street lot across from the Caterpillar Visitors Center.

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Consistently rated the #1 thing to do in Peoria, the Caterpillar Visitors Center is a proud winner of the 2014 and 2015 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor in recognition of outstanding feedback from our visitors. Read visitor reviews or leave a review of your own.

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