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.


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


Ages 1-64: $8.50
65+: $7.50
Active Military: $7.50
Under 1: Free


Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603

upcoming playhouse programs

Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Turtles
10:00 am
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Turtles with Forest Park Nature Center Friday, October 19 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Meet live animals from 10-10:30AM. We also[...]
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Annual Costume Swap
10:00 am
Did you donate a costume between October 1 and October 15 and receive a “Costume Swap Voucher”? Today’s the day to bring your voucher to the PlayHouse and choose a “new” costume from the costume swap[...]
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Haunted PlayHouse
12:00 pm
Join us for a day of Halloween fun! Participate in our annual Costume Swap, spooky story-time, and trick-or-treat scavenger hunt. Strike a pose in our silly photo booth, show off your costume in a parade[...]
Oct 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids: Feelings
10:00 am
Yoga for Kids: Feelings Monday, October 22 | 10-10:30AM | All Ages Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to[...]
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Getting Dressed
10:00 am
During this program for children 1 to 3 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, a read-aloud story,[...]

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum