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Feb 29 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for a roaring good time at our annual adults-only fundraising event with this year’s special 1920s speakeasy theme! Eight favorite local restaurants and breweries provide whiskey-based cocktails and local brews. Enjoy food by[...]
Mar 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Twice the fun for the price of one! Purchase regular admission at the Peoria Zoo or the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum and get into the other for FREE! Same day admission only.
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free with museum admission or membership You’re invited to a day of enchantment! Try your hand at a fantasy scavenger hunt. Then build a castle, pose at our fairy tale photo booth, create a treasure[...]
Mar 28 – Mar 29 all-day
Are you a member of the Peoria Historical Society, Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Peoria Zoo, or Wildlife Prairie Park?   Enjoy a weekend of free general admission* to all five of these[...]
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
In collaboration with Easter Seals and Heart of Illinois Special Recreation Association (HISRA), join us for a fun, sensory-friendly morning featuring dimmer lights and less noise. Open to children of all needs and abilities! Open[...]
May 25 – Aug 16 all-day
The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 25 and ends on Sunday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you[...]
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Run, jump, or slide into our grand slamming Birthday Bash: Game On. Celebrate the PlayHouse’s fifth birthday with us! It’s a “pay what you like” day at the PlayHouse, participate in sports-themed activities and still[...]
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebrate the PlayHouse’s fifth birthday with us! It’s a “pay what you like” day at the PlayHouse, participate in activities and still enjoy all of our wonderful exhibits. Suggested donation: $4 A quiet space will[...]
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us to BE ANYTHING! at the Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum! We are exploring careers with a variety of local professionals. Meet a firefighter, dentist, ballet dancer, bike mechanic, and more! Each station features activities[...]
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Trailside Event Center
Join us at Trailside Event Center on Thursday, October 3rd from 6-9pm for a playful cocktail party featuring a live auction with Be Anything! experiences for adults, raffle, and PlayHouse-style activities. The event is emceed[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum