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Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Must visit for family of young kids

Its a perfect learning place for young kids. The facility has a lot to offer , from showing kids... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
Miamisburg, Ohio
Excellent place for the littles!

My 3 year old loves the PlayHouse! So much to see and do here. Geared towards younger children... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2017
Stephanie C
Peoria, Illinois
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The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum provides children with the tools and inspiration they need to be explorers and creators of the world. We do this in part through understanding, supporting, and promoting play in the fullest sense of the word...more
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2218 N Prospect Rd, Peoria, IL 61603-2126
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

My family was in town with three small children on Aug 15th. At about 12:05 we went to the playhouse. Door was locked a, a staff member came to the door and stated they close ar 12:00 on Tues and Tues mornings are for members...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Patricia W
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Its a perfect learning place for young kids. The facility has a lot to offer , from showing kids how farming is done, to how the food it served on a table....all the things little ones like to copy. And this is just a small...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank AnikaKumar
Reviewed July 20, 2017

My 3 year old loves the PlayHouse! So much to see and do here. Geared towards younger children and wouldn't be great for older kiddo's. We ended up getting a membership because it's rather pricey for a one-time trip.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed with the museum. There was plenty to do for our 2 and 5 year olds. We stayed about 2 hours and could have stayed longer. They loved the kinetic sand porch, the ball area, and climbing in the chicken coop. We'll...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

My wife and three year old son visited this amazing children's museum on the weekend and were blown away with how great it was. I really enjoyed the refurbished space the playhouse used, what looks like the Glen Oak Park multipurpose building repurposed in a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited with my son and his family for Toddler time. This was our first time and if they didn't live several hours away, I would have bought a family membership. Clean atmosphere and well supervised activities. Even grandma had fun! Check online for their open...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank CLC635
Reviewed June 20, 2017

I came with my surrogate baby and his sister. I think I may have had more fun than they did. We came when it snowed unexpectedly so we could get out of the house but still stay warm and have some fun. My husband and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank chelleet
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

Spent about 3.5 hours with kids 5 and 8. I would say 8-9 is oldest I would recommend. Staff is very friendly and the arts and crafts room is really nice with a room full of self serve supplies. Located in large park next to...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Etonian30
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This is an excellent place for your young children and grandchildren. There are many many things for the kids to get involved wit, watch, play, design, and climb. Avoid weekends.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank Bill W
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

This playoffs is really geared for younger kids between the age of them maybe 3 to 10 but it's a good time last to do many things to keep me occupied for hours and it's located right near the zoo and other things so it's...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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April 9, 2017|
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Response from jamiet478 | Reviewed this property |
Most of the parking is on the side of the road. But there is near by parking within walkable distance at the near by park.
July 7, 2016|
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Response from littletrip1234 | Reviewed this property |
Good question. (It can be loud. I like going to the kinetic sand display that is sectioned off by doors from the rest of the playhouse for a noise break). I've often seen volunteers....maybe some 1:1 help with a volunteer... More