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.

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Three things you need to know this week:

    1. The PlayHouse said goodbye to Director Rebecca Shulman on Friday, July 1st. She will be missed dearly!
    2. Want to play outdoor this summer? Outdoor kits are now available in the PlayHouse's gift shop for check out!
    3. Calling all active duty military! If you are looking for family vacation ideas this summer, you can visit the Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum for free through the Blue Star Museums program. 

Hours

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

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


Mask are now recommened for adults and children ages 2 and up. Learn more.


Admission

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

upcoming playhouse programs

Tot Time: Bedtime @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Aug 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bedtime @ 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,[...]
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Fish
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]
Aug 19 @ 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 activities, walks in nature, and stories. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents, and[...]
Tot Time: Animals @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Animals @ 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,[...]
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Fruit
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]
Aug 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 activities, walks in nature, and stories. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents, and[...]
Tot Time: Food @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Food @ 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,[...]
Adaptive Learning Evenings at the PlayHouse @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Sep 1 @ 4:06 pm – 5:06 pm
4:06 pm
Join us for a fun, sensory friendly night featuring dimmer lights and less noise. First Thursday of every month. Open to children of all needs and abilities, and their families. Sounds and lights will be[...]
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Puppets
10:00 am
Join us every Friday morning between 10am and noon to create art in the Art Room. Each week features a different theme; join us weekly to learn about different materials and types of art making![...]
Sep 2 @ 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 activities, walks in nature, and stories. This program is for preschool-aged children and their parents, and[...]

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum