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. The PlayHouse welcomes Director, Melissa Sierra to the position!
    2. Join us every Thursday from 9am-11am for our Parent and Baby Socials. Enjoy snacks, coffee, conversation and more!
    3. Our popular exhibit, Motion Commotion has some new updates. Check them out this week!

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

Oct 1 all-day
Be Anything! Career Day 2022 @ The Noble Center
12:00 am
Be Anything is an innovative program that propels “Take Your Child to Work Day” to a new level. Help a child in your life explore the careers that excite them. All children can be anything;[...]
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Oct 2 @ 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[...]
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
9:00 am
This program focuses on parents and their babies, birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while your little ones play. Guest speakers form partner organization[...]
Tot Time: Dinosaurs @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Oct 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Dinosaurs @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
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,[...]
Adaptive Learning Evenings at the PlayHouse @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Oct 6 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Adaptive Learning Evenings at the PlayHouse @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
4:30 pm
Join us for a fun, sensory friendly night featuring dimmer lights and less noise. First Thursday of every month. Open to children of all needs and abilities, and their families. Sounds and lights will be[...]
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Outer Space
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![...]
Oct 7 @ 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[...]
Cultural Connections: Sukkot @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1:00 pm
Join us on Sunday October 9th to celebrate Sukkot with the Jewish Federation of Peoria! Build Sukkah booths with us and enjoy story time as we learn more about the Jewish Holiday, also known as[...]
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Oct 9 @ 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[...]
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Oct 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
9:00 am
This program focuses on parents and their babies, birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while your little ones play. Guest speakers form partner organization[...]

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum