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.

sensory inclusion night web slider
Preschool Party at Proctor Website Slider
Sensory Inclusion Nights
Tot Time Web Slider (1 Session)
Parent & Baby Social Web Slider
PPH_BugsforDinner_webslider
PPH_BirthdayBash_webslider
Open Art Studio Web Slider
PlayPause
Preschool Party at Proctor Website Slider
Sensory Inclusion Nights
Tot Time Web Slider (1 Session)
Parent & Baby Social Web Slider
PPH_BugsforDinner_webslider
PPH_BirthdayBash_webslider
Open Art Studio Web Slider

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, 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

buy-tickets

upcoming playhouse programs

Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ 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. June’s theme is Charcoal! This program has been[...]
Jun 21 @ 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[...]
Dungeons & Dragons Session A @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 23 @ 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 limitations, and gain[...]
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
BUGS for dinner
1:00 pm
Get ready for a creepy-crawly culinary adventure! Join us on June 23rd at the PlayHouse for Bugs for Dinner, where we’re flipping the script on traditional dining. Dr. Hunter from ISU is buzzing over to[...]
Dungeons & Dragons Session B @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 23 @ 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 limitations, and gain[...]
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Members-Only Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ 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. June’s theme is Charcoal! This program has been[...]
Tot Time @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 26 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 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
Jun 27 @ 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: Charcoal @ Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Charcoal @ 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. June’s theme is Charcoal! This program has been[...]