Hours & Admission

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MUSEUM HOURS

  • SUNDAY............................Noon - 5 pm 
  • MONDAY...........................CLOSED*
  • TUESDAY..........................10 am - 5 pm
  • WEDNESDAY...................10 am - 5 pm
  • THURSDAY.......................10 am - 5 pm
  • FRIDAY..............................10 am - 5 pm 
  • SATURDAY........................10 am - 5 pm

*Peoria Riverfront Museum will be open on the following Mondays:

  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 8
  • MONDAY, DECEMBER 24 | Closing at 2 pm
  • MONDAY, DECEMBER 31 | Closing at 2 pm
  • MONDAY, JANUARY 21 
  • MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18
  • MONDAY, MARCH 25
  • MONDAY, APRIL 15

FREE PARKING inside our covered garage off of Water Street! 

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MUSEUM ADMISSION

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EXHIBITS & PLANETARIUM

MUSEUM MEMBERS get FREE admission to all exhibitions, galleries & public planetarium shows!

NON-MEMBERS (Buy a membership & get into our exhibitions and public planetarium shows for free as often as you wish!) 

  • Adults.............$11**
  • Seniors 60+....$10**
  • Youth 3 - 17.....$9**

MEMBERSHIP PAYS BACK! Buy a One+One Membership for $75 or a Family Membership for $95 - they pay for themselves in a few visits! Plus our Reciprocal Programs gives you access to 350-1,200 science centers & museums with one membership! Click here!

**BLUE STAR MUSEUMS: FREE admission provided by the Museum for active US service members and their families to all Museum exhibits, daytime planetarium shows & daytime educational films May 28-Sep 3. Note: we also offer $2 off all films all year, and $2 off Museum admission Sep 4-May 26.

**MUSEUMS FOR ALL Visitors presenting an EBT (electronic benefit transfer) card and photo ID can receive up to four general admission tickets provided by the Museum at $3 each for the galleries and planetarium. Giant Screen Theater films and special exhibit charges are extra.

**ASTC MEMBERSHIP: Members of ASTC museums (Association of Science-Technology Centers) receive free general admission to the Peoria Riverfront Museum through the ASTC Travel Passport Program (special exhibition charges still apply). 

NOTE: the ASTC Travel Passport Program DOES NOT APPLY:

  • If the science center/museum you wish to visit is located within 90 miles of the science center/museum where you are a member
  • If the science center/museum you wish to visit is located within 90 miles of your residence (Distance is based on the linear radius, not driving distance.)

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GIANT SCREEN THEATER

View movie schedule & buy tickets - click here!

Educational Movie

  • Adults...............$7.50
  • Seniors 60+.....$6.50
  • Youth 3 - 17.....$5.50
  • Members..........$5 

2D Feature Movie

  • Adults.............$10.50
  • Seniors 60+....$9.50
  • Youth 3 - 17....$8.50
  • Gemstone+ members get $2 off

3D Feature Movie

  • Adults.............$14.50
  • Seniors 60+...$13.50
  • Youth 3 - 17...$12.50
  • Gemstone+ members get $2 off

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EXHIBITS & PLANETARIUM + THEATER (COMBO)

Combo with Educational Movie

  • Adults.............$15
  • Seniors 60+...$14
  • Youth 3 - 17...$13

Combo with 2D Feature Movie

  • Adults.............$20.50 
  • Seniors 60+...$18.50 
  • Youth 3 - 17...$16.50 

Combo with 3D Feature Movie

  • Adults.............$22.50 
  • Seniors 60+...$20.50
  • Youth 3 - 17...$18.50