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Roll Out the Barrel Tour

Travel

through the earliest sections
of downtown Peoria and into the Warehouse District

Discover facts about distilling in Peoria, IL

 

From 1850 to Prohibition, the volume of whiskey distilled, aged, bottled and shipped made Peoria the whiskey capital.  The distilleries, several large breweries, and extensive stockyards here also created the second largest grain market in the country.

This History Tour departs from the Peoria Riverfront Museum on the following dates:

 

July (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) Saturdays at 1:30 pm except 2:30 pm for the 16th

August  (5, 12, 19, 26) Fridays at 11:00 am

September (3, 10, 17, 24) Saturdays at 1:30 pm

 

The Tour leaves from the Peoria Riverfront Museum

222 S.W. Washington St. Peoria, IL 61602

309-686-7000

 

View Schedule & Purchase Tickets

 

Tours are approximately one and a half hours

Cost: $15

 

Peoria History Tours

Historical Tours -- Explore Peoria's Past with one of our fascinating, historical tours.The 2016 summer schedule will be Thursday & Friday mornings departing at 11 am. and Saturdays at 11 am and 1:30 pm. departing from the Peoria Riverfront Museum 222 S.W. Washington St. Peoria, IL 61602 Tours will be offered from June through the end of October.

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