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

Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Be Anything! Family Sneak Peek
2:00 pm
Does your child want to be an athlete? Engineer? Architect? Performer? Scientist? Chef? Travel through the PlayHouse chatting with a variety of professionals, introducing your children to all types of careers. Be Anything! also features[...]
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Weather
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,[...]
Be Anything! Cocktails and Careers @ Trailside Event Center
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Be Anything! Cocktails and Careers @ Trailside Event Center
6:00 pm
Join us at Trailside Event Center, when adults can try their hands at their own “Be Anything!” experiences! The evening will feature a live auction, as well as food, drink, and more. Learn more here
Oct 1 – Oct 15 all-day
Annual Costume Swap: Drop-Off Days
12:00 am
Halloween is fast approaching! What kind of costume will you wear? Have old costumes to donate? Drop off your gently used costume at the Peoria PlayHouse anytime during the museum’s open hours, from October 1[...]
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Yogo for Kids: Mindful Awareness Monday, October 1 | 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[...]

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum