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City Museum

701 N 15th St, Saint Louis, MO 63103 (Downtown)
314 231 2489
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Ranked #6 of 137 attractions in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums, Children's Museums, Museums
Owner description: Don’t take the name so literally. We're about fun. Not your white walls, walk around, and be quiet museum. If you want to climb around, get active... more » Owner description: Don’t take the name so literally. We're about fun. Not your white walls, walk around, and be quiet museum. If you want to climb around, get active with your kids or are a big kid at heart, we're the place. If you get freaked out easily, you might not want to come. We’re four floors filled with miles of tunnels, a full cave system, over 30 slides, a circus, an arts area, a large outdoor climbing space, Architectural Museum, a Cabin that serves adult beverages, a Museum of Mayhem, Mirth and Mystery, and a ton more. Also, there’s the roof with a Ferris Wheel and a bus hanging off its edge. Finally, just so you’re aware, The World Aquarium is not part of City Museum, but a non-profit located within us. There is an additional charge to go in their space. « less
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Ventura, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Got there on our last day ( Sunday ) in St Louis, Definitely a place to see. Only wished we visited during the week as it was very busy with lots of kids. Still worth the price of admission !

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The City Museum is for family and friends, both young and old, but St. Louis' City Museum is by far one of the coolest places I've visited. It inspires curiosity (if you can climb/fit in there, you can go there, for the most part) and encourages the inner child in every adult to just go nuts. Giantor jungle gym, vintage... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This place is very cool. Take a whole lot of what could have been considered "junk", assemble it in a creative way to make an enormous playground inside a high-rise building in downtown St Louis, and you have a big hit on your hands! You really need to see it to fully appreciate how fantastic this place is. Kids and... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

One of the most unique places I've ever been and definitely worth the trip. St. Louis had and has some incredible architecture, and a lot of it has been re-purposed in a very unique fashion here.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fantastic and completely unique sights and activities for the family. Unexpected items are turned into art and interactions. Slide down a multiple story garbage chute, climb through maze-like tunnels, and play on old repurposed planes.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This place is interesting and eclectic. Kids love it. The bad news is it's so easy to get injured or to lose your kids in the maze of tunnels and craziness. There are places you kids can fit and go into and you can't. Then you have to figure out how to get to them and find them. And since... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

We spent the afternoon at The City Museum with a group of young men who were visiting from England, and they had such a great time climbing, playing and watching the Everyday Circus performance. A true gem in our fair city, and one not to be missed if you have children of any age.

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Centralia, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

The City Museum In St. Louis Is Not Just Any Museum! It Is The Work of A Creative Genius! A Fantasy World For Kids & Adults Alike! CLIMBING, SLIDING, & TOTALLY AWESOME : )! Nothing Else Like It!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

There is no other place like it anywhere. You really have to see it and experience it to understand, but make this a must see and do in St. Louis.

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Saint Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

City Museum is a fun outing for any family. Lots of hands on exhibits. Adults will love this just as much as the kids.

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