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. Learn more about our Adventure, Field Guide, Spotlight, and Explore/Challenge/Become options!

Educator Resources

Use PlayHouse resources to support a field trip, or to support school learning in other ways. Learn more about our guides, packs, and other resources here.

Have your School Event at the PlayHouse!

Have the entire PlayHouse to yourself for an evening. Book a PlayHouse event as a school fundraiser, a fun family night, a family learning adventure, or an incentive to support good attendance. To learn more, contact Tiffanie McNeese at [email protected] 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.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum