Welcome Back!

The Museum is open! 

We're excited to welcome everyone back to the Museum as of July 1 to enjoy four new exhibitions and other new spaces, as well as the Giant Screen Theater and Dome Planetarium. We are also bringing back classic Hollywood summer blockbuster films, starting this Saturday, July 4, with "Back to the Future." Check out summer classics throughout July. Museum members receive discounted rates on tickets and concessions. Tickets are on sale now!

We encourage you to purchase or reserve timed tickets prior to your visit as we are limiting the number of people in our spaces. You may purchase or reserve timed tickets HERE.

Please wear a face mask, shield or covering when you're in the museum (masks are available for sale in the Museum Store) and maintain a 6-ft. distance from other guests.

MUSEUM & STORE HOURS

Tuesday through Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm

Purchase or reserve timed tickets in person, by phone 309.686.7000 or online HERE.

Access the main Hours & Admission page HERE.

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NEW EXHIBITIONS

July 1 through Sept. 5

"Ken Hoffman: 50 Years in Peoria"

"The Sculpture of Ronald Bladen: ANGLE/EDGE/PLANE"

"Mangelsen: A Life in the Wild"

Opening Soon!

“Bronzeville to Harlem: An American Story”

"Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked The World," Sept. 26 - Jan. 10

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CLASSIC SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS ON THE GIANT SCREEN

"Back to the Future" | Sat, July 4

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" | Wed, July 8, 2pm & 6pm

"Jurassic Park" | Thu, July 9, 2pm & 6pm

"Jaws" | Fri, July 10, 2pm & 6pm

"The Empire Strikes Back" | Sat, July 11, 2pm & 6pm

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DOME PLANETARIUM SHOWS

Tuesday – Saturday

11:30 am | "Perfect Little Planet"

1 pm | "We Are Astronomers"

2:30 pm | "Stars Over Peoria"

4 pm | "Uniview: To Mars & Beyond"

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GIANT SCREEN THEATER SHOWS

Tuesday – Saturday

11 am | "Into America’s Wild"

12:15 pm | "Hidden Pacific"

1:30 pm | "Into America’s Wild"

2:45 pm | "Hidden Pacific"

4 pm | "Into America’s Wild"

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HELP US STAY SAFE!

We are asking that all visitors wear face coverings and maintain at least a 6-ft. distance from other visitors. In the interest of safety we’ve increased cleaning and disinfecting throughout the Museum to help protect against the spread. Masks are available for sale in the Museum Store.