A Peoria Park District Facility

Directions & Parking


Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum
2218 North Prospect Road
Peoria, IL 61603


From I-74, take Exit 92A (Knoxville I-40)
Proceed NORTH on Knoxville
Turn right on McClure

McClure empties into Glen Oak Park at the intersection with Prospect Road.

Once in the park, follow the ring road around to the right.


Space permitting, you may park on the right side of the ring road near the PlayHouse

Additional free parking is available in the lot near Prospect, off the ring road just before the Tri-Centennial Playground.

accessibility / accomodations

All of our exhibits are wheelchair accessible. While strollers are not allowed in our museum, visitors are invited to leave strollers in our stroller parking area, and to borrow a Baby Bjorn baby carrier while in the PlayHouse.

Wheelchairs and strollers secondary to mobility limitations are welcome.

The museum is fully accessible including all exhibits, restrooms, elevators, and parking.

Noise cancelling headphones are available at the front desk for checkout.

The Peoria Playhouse staff receives ongoing training in order to assist individuals with special needs and their families. Should you have any questions or need additional assistance, please do not hesitate to ask.

Glen Oak Park

The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is located in Glen Oak Park, near the Peoria Zoo and the Luthy Botanical Garden. Combo tickets to all three institutions are available online or at the admissions desk, and admission to Luthy Botanical Garden is free with your PlayHouse ticket.

Glen Oak Park also includes picnic areas, a baseball diamond, biking and hiking trails, a fishing lagoon, Glen Oak Amphitheatre, Peoria Rotary Adventure Grove, tennis courts, and Tricentennial playground. More information about Glen Oak Park can be found on the Peoria Park District website.

The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum is a facility of the Peoria Park District.


The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum

The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum