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 is currently looking for motivated individuals to join our HopScotch Committee. If you enjoy planning, helping others, or giving back to the community, please fill out our contact form to get involved!

    2. Want to stay in the loop? Sign up for our monthly e-blast here.

    3. Want to be a part of the PlayHouse team? Learn more about our openings today!

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: $10.00
65+: $9.00
Active Military: $9.00
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

Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jan 29 @ 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[...]
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
Preschool Parties at Proctor - Feed the Birds @ Proctor Recreation Center
10:00 am
Discover our world through maker and S.T.E.A.M. activities, walks in nature, and stories depending on the location. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents. For some locations, dress for outdoor fun! This winter[...]
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 2 @ 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, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner[...]
Tot Time: Bugs @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bugs @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
10:00 am
During this tot 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[...]
Adaptive Learning Evenings at the PlayHouse @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 2 @ 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 lowered;[...]
Open Art Studio: Explore Paint! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Explore Paint! @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art with us! Each month features a different theme; join us weekly to explore a different art medium and learn about types of art[...]
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: The Emotional Me @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Active Minds at the PlayHouse: The Emotional Me @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
10:00 am
This program is for children ages 5-8. However, all children under the age of 12 are welcome. Join the PlayHouse and Active Minds for a four-week social-emotional health program that will build a closer connection[...]
Cultural Connections: The ABCs of Black History @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Cultural Connections: The ABCs of Black History @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
2:00 pm
Celebrate Black History Month with the PlayHouse! Join us from 2pm-3:30 pm to learn about the ABCs of Black History: 23 moments Historical People and Moments! Join us for story time and a maker activity![...]
Dungeons & Dragons @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 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[...]
Parent and Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Feb 9 @ 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, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little one’s play. Guest speakers from partner[...]

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum