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: $9.00
65+: $8.00
Active Military: $8.00
Under 1: Free


Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603


Please note, the PlayHouse will close at 2pm on February 29th for a special event. 

upcoming playhouse programs

Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Lines
10:00 am
Join us every second and fourth Friday of each month while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm Free with museum admission or membership
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
2:00 pm
The PlayHouse will be closing early for HopScotch. Want to know more about HopScotch? Click here!
Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Join us for a roaring good time at our annual adults-only fundraising event with this year’s special 1920s speakeasy theme! Eight favorite local restaurants and breweries provide whiskey-based cocktails and local brews. Enjoy food by[...]
Mar 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Construction
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,[...]
Animal Encounters at the PlayHouse: Reptiles with FPNC
10:00 am
Get up close to some cuddly, creepy, and crawly creatures! Come learn about animals with FPNC from 10-10:30am. We also invite you to the PlayHouse Nature Table and story time at 10:15 am. Due to[...]

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum