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Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum

Phone: 309.323.6900
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL

The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is a hands-on, interactive space featuring six exhibits allowing children to play, explore, imagine, and create. Splash in the water table, mold with kinetic sand, send balls through wind tubes, make your own constructions in Real Tools, and more!  The PlayHouse was created in collaboration with the Junior League of Peoria and Peoria Zoological Society, and opened in 2015. It is located in historic Glen Oak Park, near Peoria Zoo and Luthy Botanical Garden, providing a full-day destination for families in our region.


The PlayHouse is committed to welcoming all children regardless of background or ability. In effort to make visits to the PlayHouse easier for guests who may have sensory processing disorders, sensory packs are available at our front desk. These packs include noise cancelling headphones, sensory toys, and more.

Families who receive Public Aid Benefits such as WIC or LINK are eligible for a reduced-price PlayHouse membership; for more information please call 323-6900 or 682-1200.

For more information about PlayHouse memberships, admission rates, workshops, events and more, visit PeoriaPlayHouse.org.