Old Peoria and the Judge Tour
through the earliest sections
to Peoria’s Northside
Peoria’s founding fathers
French explorer Henri de Tonti established a fort in 1691, the first settlement in Illinois. During this tour you will see a unique sculptor’s bungalow and hear the story of Peoria’s Joe Kennedy connection. At the end of the ride, you will have a short tour of the 1837 Flanagan House Museum, the former home of Judge John C. Flanagan.
The Trolley Tour runs every Friday in
June (June 7, 14, 21, 28)
Time: 10:30 A.M. (1½ hours)
The Tour leaves from Kelleher's Irish Pub
619 SW Water Street (near State St.), Peoria, IL
Parking is available across the street from Kelleher's.
For tickets, call (309) 673-6000
Cost: $11 tour ticket purchased at Kelleher's Irish Pub plus $1 paid to trolley driver. Seniors 65 and older ride the trolley free with proof of age and a regular ticket purchase.
You can also take the self guided audio walking tour by listening to our PodCast or viewing the map / tour.