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.

Have questions while we're closed? Contact playhouse@peoriaparks.org or call 309.323.6900 and leave a message!


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

Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story! Explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates are an EXCLUSIVE members-only PlayHouse staff-facilitated experience on Tuesdays at 10am. This program is perfect for ages 2-5. Join us on our usual Members-only Tuesday Morning for a guided activity, a visit from[...]
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meet a STEAM Professional: Engineering
1:00 pm
Are you a middle school student interested in a fun and educational STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activity? Are you curious about what different careers in the STEAM field are really like? Then[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum’s Be Anything! program and Peoria Public Schools Foundation’s See It. Be It. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.[...]

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum