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.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum is currently closed due to COVID-19.

Our facility may be closed, but the PlayHouse is OPEN! PlayHouse staff has been working hard to continue supporting families through the creation of our various virtual programs. Learn more about our on-going virtual programming here.


Mon, Wed-Sat: 9am-4pm
Tues: Members Only 9am-Noon
Sun: Noon-5pm


Ages 1-64: $9.00
65+: $8.00
Active Military: $8.00
Under 1: Free


Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603


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upcoming playhouse virtual programs

10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be a counselor with Derrick Booth, a guidance counselor at Peoria Public Schools. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days[...]
Jun 5 – Jun 12 all-day
12:00 am
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum encourages children to tinker, innovate, and imagine new things as young makers. In celebration of our 5th birthday, we are hosting an art auction to support local makers and artists[...]
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
The PlayHouse turns 5 this year!  Our celebration may look different than we expected this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have a party! Join us for a virtual dance party on Friday[...]

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum