A Peoria Park District Facility

Attention: The elevator at the museum is not available at this time. 

WELCOME! The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world.

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Need to contact the PlayHouse? If you call 309.323.6900, and select 0, we will do our best to answer anytime during either public hours or office hours. We also check our voice mail box regularly, so feel free to leave a message! Or email us at playhouse@peoriaparks.org.

Hours

Mon: Closed
Tues: (Members Only) 9am - noon
Wed-Sat: 9am - 4pm
Sun: noon - 5pm

Closed on: Easter, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Years Eve, New Years Day


Admission

Ages 1-64: $10.50
65+: $9.50
Active Military: $9.50
Under 1: Free
Active WIC/Link: $3

Location

Glen Oak Park
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603
309.323.6900

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upcoming playhouse programs

Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 24 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
2:30 pm
During this program for children 1 to 4 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,[...]
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
10:00 am
During this program for children 1 to 4 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,[...]
Open Art Studio: Multimedia @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Multimedia @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
10:00 am
Come create art with us! Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme. July’s theme is Multimedia! This program has been[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Preschool Parties @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
10:00 am
Come party with the PlayHouse and Forest Park Nature Center at a Preschool Party! Discover our world through maker and S.T.E.A.M. activities, walks in nature, and stories depending on the location. This program is for[...]
Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrating PRIDE
1:00 pm
The PlayHouse loves all our families! Come join us on July 28th from 1-3pm for a Family PRIDE Storytime and a fun maker craft! Free with general admission, perfect for families with kiddos ages 2[...]
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Multimedia @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Multimedia @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
9:30 am
Come create art with us! Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme. July’s theme is Multimedia! This program has been[...]
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jul 31 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
2:30 pm
During this program for children 1 to 4 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,[...]
Open Art Studio: Stylized @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Stylized @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
10:00 am
Come create art with us! Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme. August’s theme is Stylized! This program has been[...]
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Stylized @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Aug 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Stylized @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
9:30 am
Come create art with us! Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme. August’s theme is Stylized! This program has been[...]
Open Art Studio: Stylized @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Stylized @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
10:00 am
Come create art with us! Join us each week to explore how illustrators bring imagination to life through various artistic processes. Each month features a different theme. August’s theme is Stylized! This program has been[...]