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. Programs for 2022 are on our calendar, and registration is open. Register your child for a program today!
    2. Our Real Tools space is in need of recyclables and other materials! Bring donations to the front desk during hours of admissions. Unsure what to bring? Find a list of donation items here.
    3. The PlayHouse invites teachers to join our Teacher Team. Learn more here.

Hours

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

Admission

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

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!

upcoming playhouse programs

Tot Time: Shapes @ PlayHouse
Jan 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Shapes @ PlayHouse
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,[...]
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Black and White
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![...]
Family Workshop @ The Noble Center
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Workshop @ The Noble Center
2:00 pm
Real Tools at the Noble Center is even bigger and better than our original PlayHouse space, featuring socially distanced workstations stocked with a variety of tools and materials! Join us on select Saturdays to exercise[...]
Tot Time: Trains @ PlayHouse
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Trains @ PlayHouse
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,[...]
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Color
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![...]
Jan 29 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Maker Workshop: Architecture @ Noble Center
2:00 pm
Join us for an adventure in creativity designed for older kids, tweens and teens. During Maker Workshops, 8-18 year olds explore materials and master new tools in order to create one-of-a-kind projects. On January 29,[...]
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Weather @ PlayHouse
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,[...]
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Fossils
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![...]
Tot Time: Bugs @ PlayHouse
Feb 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Tot Time: Bugs @ PlayHouse
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,[...]
Feb 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Open Art Studio: Valentine
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![...]

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum