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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Sensory Inclusion Nights
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Weather Wizards Adventures in Metreology Web Slider (1)
Dungeons and Dragons
Women's History Month Program Web Slider
Tot Time Web Slider (1 Session)
Parent & Baby Social Web Slider
Preschool Party at Proctor Website Slider
Open Art Studio Web Slider
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Sensory Inclusion Nights
Maker Program Collaborations Web Slider
Weather Wizards Adventures in Metreology Web Slider (1)
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Women's History Month Program Web Slider
Tot Time Web Slider (1 Session)
Parent & Baby Social Web Slider
Preschool Party at Proctor Website Slider
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Three things you need to know this week:

    1. This Thursday, February 29th, we have an extra special Sensory Inclusion Night. Join us and GBC Autism Services for an extended sensory-friendly night from 4:30 to 6:30 pm.

    2. We're hiring! Join our team as a Playologist Experience Facilitator at the Riverplex to empower children to explore and create. If you have any questions, reach out to Membership and Engagement Manager, Katie Klaus, at [email protected] or call 309.323.6893.

    3. Have you signed up for our email list? Subscribe today and get a monthly newsletter delivered to your email to find out the latest and greatest at the PlayHouse.

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


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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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 [email protected].

upcoming playhouse programs

Dungeons & Dragons Session A @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Session A @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
12:00 pm
Spark your child’s imagination through a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons. This five-week program unleashes your child’s creativity beyond what they thought was possible. They will go on unbelievable adventures, create characters without any[...]
Dungeons & Dragons Session B @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 3 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Session B @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
2:30 pm
Spark your child’s imagination through a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons. This five-week program unleashes your child’s creativity beyond what they thought was possible. They will go on unbelievable adventures, create characters without any[...]
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Abstract @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Abstract @ 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. March’s theme is Abstract! This program has been[...]
Mar 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Preschool Party at Luthy Botanical Garden @ Luthy Botanical Garden
2:30 pm
Come party with the PlayHouse and Luthy Botanical Garden 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 preschool-aged[...]
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 6 @ 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,[...]
Parent & Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 7 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Parent & Baby Social @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
9:30 am
This program focuses on parents and their babies, from birth to 12 months, giving them a place to gather and enjoy casual conversation with fellow parents while their little ones play. Guest speakers from partner[...]
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 7 @ 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,[...]
Mar 8 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
Preschool Party at Lakeview Recreation Center @ Lakeview Recreation Center
9:15 am
Join us for a Preschool Party at Lakeview Recreation Center! Each class will include a hands-on STEAM activity, a snack, and playtime in the gym! This program is for children between age 3 and 5[...]
Open Art Studio: Abstract @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Abstract @ 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. March’s theme is Abstract! This program has been[...]
Dungeons & Dragons Session A @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Session A @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
12:00 pm
Spark your child’s imagination through a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons. This five-week program unleashes your child’s creativity beyond what they thought was possible. They will go on unbelievable adventures, create characters without any[...]