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Dec 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
  TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT Ring in the New Year with us at noon! Communication Junction will lead two Sign and Sing story times complete with stories, songs, and bubbles! Decorate party masks, play dinosaur[...]
Jan 9 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Paleontologist The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required prior to the home school program, although classes[...]
Jan 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Make volunteering a New Years Resolution for 2020! Drop-in and learn how you can volunteer at the PlayHouse in various ways throughout the year. We welcome people interested in occasional or regular volunteering; people interested[...]
Jan 20 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Activities are free with museum admission or membership Join us for our 2nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service! Beginning in 1994, the US government recognized Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a[...]
Feb 13 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Electrical Engineer The PlayHouse offers STEAM Homeschool classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required at least three days prior to the[...]
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. Activities at Peoria[...]
Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
STEAM Homeschool: Chemist The PlayHouse offers STEAM Home School classes in which students explore topics related to science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. Hands-on activities included! Registration is required at least three days prior to the[...]
Mar 14 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Due to concerns for community wellness, we are currently postponing any high attendance events at Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. For now, the museum will remain open at its usual times. As always, we routinely and[...]
May 11 – Aug 16 all-day
The Peoria PlayHouse Summer Maker Program begins on Memorial Day: Monday, May 11 and ends on Sunday, August 16. We hope this program encourages you to try out different types of tools and inspires you[...]
Jun 5 – Jun 12 all-day
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
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[...]
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 8 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