A Peoria Park District Facility

WELCOME! The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world.

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Three things you need to know this week:

    1. Know an 10-13 year old who loves exploring and sharing new ideas? Sign them up for the PlayHouse's Tween Council, to test and give feed back on future exhibits aimed at older kids. Register them now be emailing jculberson@peoriaparks.org.
    2. HopScotch 2022: Lucky 7 is less than a month away! Join us at this adults only event for live music, whiskey-based drinks, games and more!  Purchase your tickets now.
    3. Visit the PlayHouse for World Wide Day of Play this past weekend? Share your photos with us on our Facebook page
      @peoriaplayhouse.

Hours

Mon: Closed
Tues: (Members Only) 9am - noon
Wed-Sat: 9am - 4pm
Sun: noon - 5pm

Closed on: Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Years Eve, New Years Day


Mask are now recommened for adults and children ages 2 and up. Learn more.


Admission

Ages 1-64: $9.00
65+: $8.00
Active Military: $8.00
Under 1: Free
Active WIC/Link: $3

Location

Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603
309-323-6900

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Need to contact the PlayHouse? If you call 309-323-6900, and select 0, we will do our best to answer anytime during either public hours or office hours. We also check our voice mail box regularly, so feel free to leave a message! Or email us at playhouse@peoriaparks.org.

upcoming playhouse programs

May 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Parties @ Luthy Botanical Gardens
10:00 am
Come party with the PlayHouse and Luthy Botanical Gardens at a Preschool Party! Discover our world through maker activities, walks in nature, and stories. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents, and takes[...]
Tot Time: Pets @ PlayHouse
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Pets @ PlayHouse
10:00 am
During this program for children 1 to 4 years of age and their grown-ups, children develop language, small motor skills, and social skills while engaging in hands-on exploration. Each class includes songs and musical instruments,[...]
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Abstract Art
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Parties @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
10:00 am
Come party with the PlayHouse and Forest Park Nature Center at a Preschool Party! Discover our world through maker activities, walks in nature, and stories. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents, and[...]
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Nests
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
1:00 pm
Join us to create new worlds at the PlayHouse! Dungeons & Dragons is an open-ended role-playing game. In each session kids ages 8-12 create characters and go on grand adventures in a world that they[...]
Jun 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Robots
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]
Jun 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
HopScotch 2022
7:00 pm
Adults – it’s your turn to play! HopScotch is the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum’s annual adults-only fundraising event. Leave the children at home and enjoy whiskey-based cocktails and craft brews from local restaurants and breweries.[...]
Jun 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Colonies
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]
Jun 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Watercolor Resist
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum