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Sep 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Accessibility Night
5:30 pm
In collaboration with Easter Seals and Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association (HISRA), join us for a fun, sensory-friendly night featuring dimmer lights and less noise. Open to children of all needs and abilities! Open[...]
Mar 18 – Apr 30 all-day
Activities to do with your kids @ Your home
12:00 am
Looking for activities to do with your kids? Check out PlayHouse at Home! We share new activities as we find them – follow us on Facebook.  
Apr 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Storytime at the PlayHouse: Passover
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most Storytimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
10:00 am
Thursday, April 23 is Take Your Child To Work Day! Since you can’t bring your kids to the office, we’re bringing the office to you. Hear from a librarian, an environmentalist, police officer, and engineer![...]
Apr 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most Storytimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be an engineer with Greg Tomlins from Caterpillar, Inc. The world is full of big problems, and engineers are the people who figure out how to solve them.[...]
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be an anchor with Shelby Roberts from WMBD. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria[...]
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be an anchor with Dr. Matthew Hwang. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria PlayHouse[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be a graphic designer with Chelsea Tamms of Lettering Works. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days are a partnership[...]
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story: explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
10:00 am
This week we are learning how to be a counselor with Derrick Booth, a guidance counselor at Peoria Public Schools. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel. Virtual Career Days[...]
Jun 5 – Jun 12 all-day
12:00 am
The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum encourages children to tinker, innovate, and imagine new things as young makers. In celebration of our 5th birthday, we are hosting an art auction to support local makers and artists[...]
Jun 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
3:00 pm
The PlayHouse turns 5 this year!  Our celebration may look different than we expected this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still have a party! Join us for a virtual dance party on Friday[...]
Jun 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates are an EXCLUSIVE members-only PlayHouse staff-facilitated experience on Tuesdays at 10am. This program is perfect for ages 2-5. Join us on our usual Members-only Tuesday Morning for a guided activity, a visit from[...]
Meet a STEAM Professional: Medicine and Anatomy
1:00 pm
Are you a middle school student interested in a fun and educational STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activity? Are you curious about what different careers in the STEAM field are really like? Then[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum’s Be Anything! program and Peoria Public Schools Foundation’s See It. Be It. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.[...]
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story! Explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates are an EXCLUSIVE members-only PlayHouse staff-facilitated experience on Tuesdays at 10am. This program is perfect for ages 2-5. Join us on our usual Members-only Tuesday Morning for a guided activity, a visit from[...]
Meet a STEAM Professional: The Arts in Education
1:00 pm
Are you a middle school student interested in a fun and educational STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activity? Are you curious about what different careers in the STEAM field are really like? Then[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum’s Be Anything! program and Peoria Public Schools Foundation’s See It. Be It. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.[...]
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story! Explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates are an EXCLUSIVE members-only PlayHouse staff-facilitated experience on Tuesdays at 10am. This program is perfect for ages 2-5. Join us on our usual Members-only Tuesday Morning for a guided activity, a visit from[...]
Jul 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Meet a STEAM Professional: Engineering
1:00 pm
Are you a middle school student interested in a fun and educational STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activity? Are you curious about what different careers in the STEAM field are really like? Then[...]
Be Anything!/See it. Be it. Virtual Career Days
10:00 am
Virtual Career Days are a partnership between Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum’s Be Anything! program and Peoria Public Schools Foundation’s See It. Be It. Watch this Virtual Career Day on our Facebook page or YouTube channel.[...]
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Virtual StoryTime at the PlayHouse
10:00 am
Everyone loves a good story! Explore some with us covering a variety of topics including holidays, cultures, and languages with people from our community. Most StoryTimes will be bilingual with a language related to the[...]
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates
10:00 am
PlayHouse PlayDates are an EXCLUSIVE members-only PlayHouse staff-facilitated experience on Tuesdays at 10am. This program is perfect for ages 2-5. Join us on our usual Members-only Tuesday Morning for a guided activity, a visit from[...]
Meet a STEAM Professional: Career with the Arts and Animals
1:00 pm
Are you a middle school student interested in a fun and educational STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) activity? Are you curious about what different careers in the STEAM field are really like? Then[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum