A Peoria Park District Facility

Schools and Groups

The PlayHouse offers programs for schools, scouts, and homeschool students. We also offer resources for teachers to support learning in the museum. Learn more about the programs that best support the work you do!

Fieldtrips to the PlayHouse

The PlayHouse offers a range of field trip options for preschool through third grade. Learn more about our options nad how to schedule a field trip.

Educator Resources

Use PlayHouse resources and our Educator's Guide to support school yearning. Learn more about our rentable PlayHouse Packs, in-class workshops, and other resources here.

Have your School Event at the PlayHouse!

Have the entire PlayHouse to yourself for an evening for a fun family night, a family learning adventure, or an incentive to support good attendance. Or, choose a day to Play it Forward, and the PlayHouse will donate 20% of profits earned from everyone who mentions your organization. To learn more contact afuentes@peoriaparks.org or 309.323.6895.

Girl Scout Programs

Earn your Girl Scout badges at the Peoria PlayHouse, or just explore the museum as a troop.

Homeschool programs

The PlayHouse offers monthly STEAM homeschool programs, in which students explore topics related to science, mathematics, and art. Fall programs focus on agriculture, and are offered in collaboration with the Peoria County Farm Bureau.

Kindergarten Readiness Program!

Help prepare your child for Kindergarten with this play-based program. This is for students entering Peoria Public Schools as kindergarteners in the next school year.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum