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Jul 9 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us Sunday, July 9, 2017 as we celebrate Peoria’s diverse Muslim community and learn about Eid al-Fitr. Activities are in collaboration with Islamic Foundation of Peoria and the Islamic Center of Peoria. For more[...]
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wonders of Water Camp: Ages 7-9 July 10-14 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must be[...]
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wonders of Water Camp: Ages 7-9 July 10-14 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must be[...]
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wonders of Water Camp: Ages 7-9 July 10-14 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must be[...]
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wonders of Water Camp: Ages 7-9 July 10-14 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must be[...]
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wonders of Water Camp: Ages 7-9 July 10-14 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must be[...]
Aug 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
Aug 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Construction Zone Camp: Ages 9-11 August 7-11 9am-3:30pm Cost: $250 / $200 for members. 25% discount when registering more than one child.* * Must be in the same household. To receive sibling discount, registration must[...]
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us Sunday, August 13, 2017 as we celebrate Peoria’s diversity of families whether they include adopted/fostered children, single parents, same-sex parents and more.  This is a Peoria PlayHouse original “holiday”; family activities included. For[...]
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
August 19: Kinetic Sculpture – Registration is Closed Build moving sculptures using different materials. Make the work of art that displays the most motion and win the PlayHouse trophy! Price: $15 members / $20 non-members[...]
Sep 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us Sunday, September 17, 2017 as we celebrate Peoria’s Jewish community and learn about Rosh Hashanah. Activities are in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Peoria. Click here for more information.
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Sunday, October 29 12-5pm Join us as we celebrate our Hindu community in our next event in our series Celebrate Peoria at Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. Celebrate Peoria: Diwali is in collaboration with Hindu Temple[...]
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Adult Maker Night: Pallet Palooza! Adults Only Event Cost: $15 member/$20 nonmember/$80 for a team up to 6 people Adults, it’s your turn to play, invent, innovate, and build! Led by local engineers, artists, and[...]
Nov 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
November 5, 2017, 12 – 5 pm Join us at Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum for Celebrate Peoria event Día de los Muertos as we honor our local Mexican American community and learn about the holiday![...]
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Christmas is celebrated by Christians of various ethnic backgrounds here in Central Illinois. Enjoy family friendly activities and learn about how the holiday is celebrated across cultures, from Mexican Posadas to German Christmas trees. Click[...]
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CELEBRATE: BLACK HISTORY MONTH FEBRUARY 18 Celebrate our Black community and recognize innovations in science and art throughout history! Children and families will participate in hands-on science activities and create art inspired by Black artists. Celebrate[...]
Feb 19 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
MAKER DAY CAMP FEBRUARY 19 | 8AM-5PM | AGES 5-9 COST: MEMBERS $40 / NON-MEMBERS $50 25% SIBLING DISCOUNT Scholarships are available for those who qualify. School may be closed for President’s Day, but the[...]
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
CELEBRATE: TARTAN DAY APRIL 8 Celebrate our Scottish American community and Tartan Day. Children and families will participate in art-making, enjoy live performances, compete in Highland games, and hear Scottish stories! Celebrate Peoria is a family-friendly series[...]
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for a fun, sensory-friendly night at the Peoria Playhouse Children’s Museum! -Open to children of all needs and abilities! -Parents and siblings welcome! -Sounds and lights will be lowered -Noise canceling headphones and[...]
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for this month’s Celebrate Peoria event as we recognize our local Chinese American community and enjoy Duanwu or “Dragon Boat Festival”. Children and families will participate art-making, enjoy live performances, make boats, and[...]
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for this month’s Celebrate Peoria event as we recognize our local Muslim community and learn about the Islamic holiday Eid ul Adha. Children and families will participate art-making, try-on traditional clothing, learn about[...]
Nov 4 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Día de Muertos or “Day of the Dead” is a regional Mexican holiday that commemorates those who have passed away. Learn more about the holiday and the Mexican American community in Peoria by joining in[...]
Nov 9 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Feb 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Experience the rhythms of music and song from around the world. Make your own mini instruments like the West African kalimba (thumb piano), the Irish bodhrán (drum), and Latin American maracas (shakers). Enjoy different cultural[...]
Feb 18 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ages 5-9 School may be closed for President’s Day, but the PlayHouse in OPEN! Come spend the day with us at this new one-day camp, especially for kids who love making cool things! Your kids[...]
Apr 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 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[...]
Apr 7 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Celebrate Peoria: Art Party April 7, 2019 | 12–3PM Free with museum admission or membership Explore and be inspired by the beauty of art across the globe. Experience traditional and contemporary art from different cultures, and[...]
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum