Hours & Admission

WELCOME TO PEORIA RIVERFRONT MUSEUM!

Face masks are welcome but NOT required for those who are fully vaccinated, per State of Illinois guidelines.

Welcome ESI Student + Family Fun Pass Holders! Find info HERE!

"T. rex: The Ultimate Predator" now open for its worldwide touring debut!

Check out our exhibitions: "101 Treasures of the Peoria Riverfront Museum Collection ,"Preston Jackson's "Bronzeville to Harlem: An American Story ," "American Verses: Terry Adkins, Mark Bradford & Kerry James Marshall," and "Community: African American Freedom, Perseverance & Leadership During Migration "!

Dome Planetarium now open with World's Most Advanced Planetarium System

Marc Eliot's Art of Film features Giant Screen Classic Films Every Friday at 6:30 pm!

Movie & Event Calendar | Reserve & Purchase Tickets HERE !

Explore Upcoming Events HERE!

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MUSEUM HOURS

  • SUNDAY............................12 pm - 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

FREE PARKING inside our covered garage off of Water Street!

*Open Monday, Sept 6, Labor Day.


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....................$11**..........with "T. REX: The Ultimate Predator"........ $18
  • Seniors 60+...........$10**..........with "T. REX: The Ultimate Predator"........ $17 
  • Students with ID...$10**..........with "T. REX: The Ultimate Predator".........$17
  • Youth 3 - 17...........$9**  ..........with "T. REX: The Ultimate Predator".........$16

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 exhibition charges still apply.

**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 Movies, Classic Films, Outdoor Movies

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

2D Feature Movies

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

3D Feature Movies

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

EXHIBITS & PLANETARIUM + THEATER (COMBO)

Combo with Educational Movie

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

Combo with 2D Feature Movie

  • Adults.............$19.50
  • Seniors 60+....$17.50 
  • Youth 3 - 17....$15.50

Combo with 3D Feature Movie

  • Adults.............$23.50 
  • Seniors 60+....$21.50
  • Youth 3 - 17....$19.50