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.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum's building is currently closed due to COVID-19.

Our building may be closed, but the PlayHouse is OPEN! Join us to Play Everywhere with our new monthly membership, and enjoy our virtual programs and resources!

Hours

Mon, Wed-Sat: 9am-4pm
Tues: Members Only 9am-Noon
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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upcoming playhouse programs

Please note, in February 2021 all programs are virtual unless otherwise noted.

Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Kappas for Kidz
2:00 pm
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is proud to partner with Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity to present “Kappas for Kidz.” In February, join us every Sunday at 2pm on Facebook for a read-aloud. We will kick[...]
Mar 4 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL)
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
HopScotch 2021
7:00 pm
Welcome to HopScotch 2021: “Making” the Best of It! HopScotch is an annual fundraising event of the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. This event supports the PlayHouse’s maker programs, which help children gain the tools and[...]
Mar 11 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
9:30 am
PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. Live PlayDates are at Forest Park Nature Center; they are free for PlayHouse Everywhere Members and[...]
Real Tools Workshop:Make a Leprechaun Trap!
1:00 pm
Real Tools workshops teach children how to make and how to invent. They show children how to solve problems — and it compels them to find the problems they want to solve. Sick and tired[...]
Mar 18 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL)
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Mar 25 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
9:30 am
PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. Live PlayDates are at Forest Park Nature Center; they are free for PlayHouse Everywhere Members and[...]
Apr 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL)
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]
Apr 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate @ Forest Park Nature Center @ Forest Park Nature Center
9:30 am
PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. Live PlayDates are at Forest Park Nature Center; they are free for PlayHouse Everywhere Members and[...]
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:15 am
PlayHouse PlayDate (VIRTUAL)
9:30 am
Join us to meet an animal, make a standing structure, and have a dance party! PlayDates, intended for children ages 2-5, include a visit with an animal, a maker activity, and a dance party. When[...]

 

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum