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's building is currently closed due to COVID-19.

Our building may be closed, but the PlayHouse is OPEN! Join us to Play Everywhere with our new monthly membership, make things in Real Tools @ Lakeview Park, and more!

Hours

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

Admission

Ages 1-64: $9.00
65+: $8.00
Active Military: $8.00
Under 1: Free

Location

Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603
309-323-6900

buy-tickets

Don't miss out! Join our mailing list so you're always up-to-date on all the fun.

upcoming playhouse programs

Real Tools: Build a catapult for a pompom @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Oct 30 – Oct 31 all-day
Real Tools: Build a catapult for a pompom @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Nov 5 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL) @ Zoom
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a postcard, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual PlayDates[...]
Real Tools: Create a Monster @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Nov 6 all-day
Real Tools: Create a Monster @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Pandemic Parenting Workshop: Put your own Mask on First @ Virtual workshop
6:00 pm
Join Play Therapists (and moms) Emily Hagman, LMSW, RPT and Meredith Messina, LCPC, RPT, for a workshop focusing on self care and ways to de-stress during this stressful time. Participants will receive a list of[...]
Nov 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
9:30 am
Join us to meet a turtle and make a “Creature Sculpture”! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual PlayDates are on the[...]
Real Tools: Design a Spaceship @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Nov 13 – Nov 14 all-day
Real Tools: Design a Spaceship @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Nov 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL) @ Zoom
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party.  Virtual[...]
Real Tools: Make something you can wear @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Nov 20 – Nov 21 all-day
Real Tools: Make something you can wear @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]
Wreath Making @ Luthy Botanical Garden
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Wreath Making @ Luthy Botanical Garden
10:30 am
Join Bob Streitmatter at Luthy Botanical Garden to make a wreath! Luthy wreath-making workshops are usually $30, but this special family workshop is exclusive for and free to PlayHouse Everywhere Members! Advance Registration Required. Must[...]
Real Tools: Make a Toy @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
Nov 27 – Nov 28 all-day
Real Tools: Make a Toy @ Real Tools @ Lakeview Park
12:00 am
Real Tools @ Lakeview Park offers socially distanced workstations stocked with carpentry and craft tools, and a large range of materials to work with. Visitors can choose between making a specific project highlighted that day,[...]

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum