Hours & Admission

WELCOME TO PEORIA RIVERFRONT MUSEUM!

Due to State of Illinois COVID-19 mitigation efforts, the museum is temporarily CLOSED!

GUITAR | The Instrument That Rocked the World exhibition now open through January 10!

Special note: During COVID-19, please wear a face mask, shield or other facial covering and maintain a 6-ft distance between you and others when visiting the museum. Thank you!

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MUSEUM HOURS

  • SUNDAY............................CLOSED*
  • MONDAY...........................CLOSED* 
  • TUESDAY..........................CLOSED*
  • WEDNESDAY....................CLOSED*
  • THURSDAY.......................CLOSED*
  • FRIDAY..............................CLOSED*
  • SATURDAY........................CLOSED*

*Due to State of Illinois COVID-19 mitigation efforts, the museum will be temporarily CLOSED BEGINNING FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20 until further notice!

FREE PARKING inside our covered garage off of Water Street!


MUSEUM ADMISSION

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....................$18**
  • Seniors 60+...........$16** 
  • Students with ID...$16**
  • Youth 3 - 17...........$14**

**Includes "GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked the World," daytime planetarium shows and Giant Screen Theater educational films.

MEMBERSHIP PAYS BACK! Buy a One+One Membership for $90 or a Family Membership for $110 - they pay for themselves in a few visits! Plus our Reciprocal Program gives you access to up to 1,400 science centers & museums world wide 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 Memorial Day through Labor Day. We also offer $2 off all films all year, and $2 off Museum admission during the rest of the year.

**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.)