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


Holiday hours:

The PlayHouse will be CLOSED on December 24 and 25.

On December 31, we are open 10am – 12:30pm for Noon Years Eve ticket holders – more information can be found here.

On January 1st we are open from noon – 4pm.

All other days we will be following our regular posted hours.

upcoming playhouse programs

Dec 16 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Yoga for Kids
10:00 am
Join Vickie from the RiverPlex and explore mindfulness through yoga, play, stories, and games. Everything in these classes can be easily adapted to enjoy at home, too! Feel free to bring a yoga mat of[...]
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Trains
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,[...]
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Snow!
10:00 am
Join us every other Friday while we create art in the Art Room for Open Art Studio Fridays! Create art from 10am-12pm. Free with museum admission or membership
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum