School Bus Directions & Parking

Peoria Riverfront Museum
222 SW Washington St.
Peoria, IL 61602

Since the bus lane is on the east side of Washington, any buses approaching the museum from the north on Washington must go around the block: turn left on Main, right on Water, right on Liberty and right on Washington. Pull into the bus drop-off lane on Washington in front of the museum.

School Bus

From the West
Approach the museum on I-74 going east (do NOT exit Rt 40 South)
Exit Washington Street
Enter the right-hand lane and turn right on Washington
Go one block, turn left on Main, right on Water, right on Liberty and right on Washington
Pull into the bus drop-off lane on Washington in front of the museum

From the North
Going south on University or south on Knoxville,
Get on I-74 East (towards Bloomington-Normal)
Exit Washington Street
Enter the right-hand lane and turn right on Washington
Go one block, turn left on Main, right on Water, right on Liberty & right on Washington
Pull into the bus drop-off lane on Washington in front of the museum

From the East on I-74
To cross the Illinois River on the Michel Bridge:
Exit I-74 at Exit 94 “Downtown via Michel Bridge”
Follow 40 N to “Downtown Peoria” across bridge
Turn right on Adams, go one block, right on Harrison, go one block, left on Washington
Pull into the bus drop-off lane on Washington in front of the museum
or
To cross the Illinois River on the I-74 Murray Baker Bridge:
Stay on I-74 across the river and take the first exit (Exit 93) to “Downtown”
Go straight through the first light to Jefferson
Turn left on Jefferson, proceed through the downtown to Harrison
Turn left on Harrison, go 2 blocks, then left on Washington
Pull into the bus drop-off lane on Washington in front of the museum

From the South on Illinois 29 (from Pekin and Creve Coeur)
Cross the Illinois River on the Cedar Street Bridge, follow Rt 8 West (follow airport sign)
Turn right on Washington immediately after crossing the bridge
Go one mile north and pull into the bus drop-off lane on Washington in front of the museum

From the South on Washington St.
Pull into the bus drop-off lane on Washington in front of the museum

From the East on Illinois Route 116 (Cat Trail)
Get on I-74 West, follow direction for “From the East on I-74” as above