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Annual Girl Scout Lock-In
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 14 @ 7:00 am

Calling all BROWNIES and JUNIORS!

Join us for a special overnight experience at the Peoria PlayHouse! Girls will have the chance to play in the exhibits as much as they like and participate in a variety of fun projects, especially designed for Girl Scouts!

Patch and food (hot breakfast and snacks) included in program fee!

Registration is required by September 28th.

Please call (309) 323-6894 for more information, or to register.


Annual Costume Swap
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Did you donate a costume between October 1 and October 15 and receive a “Costume Swap Voucher”?

Today’s the day to bring your voucher to the PlayHouse and choose a “new” costume from the costume swap collection!

Does your costume need something else – a hat, a sword, a prop of some sort? You can work with PlayHouse staff in Real Tools on October 20th from Noon-4pm to create your accessory, as well as enjoy additional Halloween activities at our Haunted PlayHouse event!

Haunted PlayHouse
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for a day of Halloween fun!

Participate in our annual Costume Swap, spooky story-time, and trick-or-treat scavenger hunt. Strike a pose in our silly photo booth, show off your costume in a parade through the museum, and groove out at our Monster Mash Dance Party! Stir up some slime, create a creepy painting, and make an accessory to go with your costume!

Wear a fantasy costume and receive $1 off museum admission! Please no masks or plastic, metal or wooden weapons.

Feel free to play in the PlayHouse before and after Haunted PlayHouse programming (museum hours 9 am – 4 pm).

Limited space activity: Create a Halloween luminary. ($2 per child; sign up at the event before 1 pm).

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum