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Roll Out the Barrel Tour


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



View Schedule & Purchase Tickets


Tours are approximately one and a half hours

Cost: $15


Pettengill-Morron House Museum Tour

The Pettengill-Morron House Museum was built by Moses Pettengill in 1868 in the Second Empire architectural style, the house has 11 rooms.

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