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The Magic House

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Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122
Phone Number: 314 822 8900
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Description: This fun-filled attraction offers kids many hands-on learning activities...
This fun-filled attraction offers kids many hands-on learning activities and provides a special area for younger children.
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We take our kids to kids museum often. They enjoy the setup in the museum, and although some of the items are there for long time, that doesn't stop them from enjoying it. If... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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33 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We take our kids to kids museum often. They enjoy the setup in the museum, and although some of the items are there for long time, that doesn't stop them from enjoying it. If you ca, go there right when it opens or during the day when crowd is not that big.

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Dubuque, Iowa
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Clean, fun place for the kids! Lots of activities, huge facility, a nice mix of educational activities with the other basic "burn off some energy" activities. Nice looking facility in a nice area as well, with lots of parking.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We visited with Great Grandpa (85) down to grandaughter (4) and everyone had a great time. We stayed for hours and the little ones wore out before they were able to see everything. The traveling exhibit was about China. The girls loved the musical instruments. We didn't even get started on the art gallery and they could have spent days... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

If you like to pay a lot money to be swarmed by thousands of screaming kids, this place is for you. We took our two young children and regretted going. Disorganized, kid camps running and screaming everywhere, too much of a little bit of everything, noise levels slightly louder than a jet engine, expensive for the experience. We won't be... More 

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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

The options are endless! We we there 2 hrs and I thought we were done, (this is with rushing the kids to another area) and saw that there was ANOTHER end! Im sure there are well over 50 different activities and they are all LEARNING experiences. it really encourages play, learning, creativity! The have an entire HUGE room for building... More 

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Northbrook, Illinois
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Great museum with so much to do! Great for age 3-8. I brought my 6yo and 10yo. 10yo was a little bored and too old for this place but right on target for the 6yo. My 6yo has developmental delays so some things were a little overwhelming especially when there were a ton of kids around (climbing beanstalk) but otherwise... More 

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Roodhouse, Illinois, United States
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My children love this playland. It is something you have to see to believe. We have a year family pass and use it often. There is more than you can see in one visit from the grocery store, to the fishing pond .... the veterinarian clinic -mechanic bay, trap doors, clues, pizza parlor --well you get the picture - if... More 

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USA
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55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I remember going to the Magic House when I was a young child and thinking it was pretty cool. But after taking my 3 year old there recently, was I pleasantly surprised. They have really upgraded the exhibits. The Math section was amazing as was the area where you could pretend to be a vet, banker, etc (I'm not exactly... More 

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Rock Falls, Illinois
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41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was so much fun. Kids had a great time. lots for them to see and explore, great staff. Great hands on experience.

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Edward
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72 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Fun to climb the "beanstalk", go on the Lewis and Clark adventure, go down the spiral slide and act like the President, Supreme Court Justice or Congressman. There is more for kids under 8, but works until age 11.

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