We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Catholic Diocese of Peoria Museums

Review Highlights
Exceptional pitstop along the way

Always looking for small stops along the way. Sister Ann’s personal tour thru the Bishop Fulton J... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Above and Beyond!

Awesome tour and very helpful guide. The Sister guided us through the museum portion and then... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Liz F
Read all 9 reviews
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Exceptional pitstop along the way”
4 weeks ago
“Above and Beyond!”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Spalding Pastoral Center 419 NE Madison Avenue, Peoria, IL
+1 309-671-1550
Reviews (9)
Filter reviews
9 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always looking for small stops along the way. Sister Ann’s personal tour thru the Bishop Fulton J. Sheen Museum was very informative. Interesting articles in the museum. We also did a self tour of the Cathredral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception. Awesome and...More

Thank Expedition595298
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome tour and very helpful guide. The Sister guided us through the museum portion and then called over to the church so we could walk through even though it was not open to the public at that moment. It was a really cool piece of...More

Thank Liz F
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Peoria has a lot of beautiful and historic churches, especially the Catholic Churches. In other cities here in Trip Advisor, there are individual entries for the churches themselves. One of the most beautiful if not the most beautiful is the Cathedral of St. Mary of...More

2  Thank Big_bro_1_usa
Reviewed 24 June 2017

There is an area of the museum dedicated to Bishop Fulton J. Sheen. In addition to his vestments there are several comfortable couches from which guests can watch his televised sermons in black and white. Currently there is a collection telling about Military Priests -...More

Thank BKCK
Reviewed 12 November 2015

My parents and I visited this museum on a day trip to Peoria. Sister Ann was so welcoming and gave us a personalized tour of the museum. We enjoyed hearing the stories about Fulton Sheen and the journey he is on to become a saint.

1  Thank hawkeyedeb
Reviewed 24 August 2015

We went ther after visiting the act visitor centre as it is directly next door. I would say it is primarily aimed at chidren as it is a very hands on experience, very scientific for them. A lot of the history of Peoria which was...More

2  Thank jostcjn
Reviewed 17 August 2015

This office is the main office for the Catholic Diocese of Peoria. The Bishop Fulton J Sheen museum is a great site to see about Bishop Sheen & his connection to Peoria

2  Thank Mike T
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

I had heard about the Fulton Sheen museum and managed to coordinate a visit there while on a business trip. One of my colleagues had contacted the museum to make arrangements for our visit and the staff was extremely helpful. They provided a tour of...More

3  Thank ADolores
Reviewed 27 October 2014

I still listen to Blessed Fulton Sheen talks and was really looking forward to the museum. I loved a recommend all who are a fan of him to visit cause he is someone to look up to. A true champion of virtue, and inspiring on...More

12  Thank Matt A
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 23 hotels in Peoria
Mark Twain Hotel
456 reviews
.31 km away
Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette
374 reviews
.44 km away
Courtyard Peoria Downtown
86 reviews
.47 km away
Staybridge Suites Peoria Downtown
211 reviews
.87 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 417 restaurants in Peoria
Jim's Steakhouse
214 reviews
.49 km away
184 reviews
.29 km away
Obed & Isaac's Microbrewery and Eatery
157 reviews
.06 km away
Thirty-Thirty Coffee Co.
72 reviews
.56 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 73 attractions in Peoria
Dozer Park
171 reviews
1.29 km away
Caterpillar Visitors Center
386 reviews
.68 km away
Peoria Riverfront Museum
246 reviews
.82 km away
Peoria Civic Center
225 reviews
.69 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
13 September 2016|
Response from Chris S |
I would say to put it out there to them as a suggestion and indicate that you are highly interested in visiting this place. If they have zero interest, suggest they do something nearby while you visit it for X amount of... More