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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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Hours:
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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Always fun at the Magic House!

This place is as much fun for adults as it is for kids, unless of course you lack imagination. :-) My wife and I became annual members after 15 minutes on our first visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This place is as much fun for adults as it is for kids, unless of course you lack imagination. :-) My wife and I became annual members after 15 minutes on our first visit because we could see that we'd be coming here a lot! Great interactivity for children and so much to see and with the membership, you just... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Our girls just couldn't get enough of this museum. They loved everything from the art projects to the wind fans.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Don't miss this if you have kids ages 5-12. The Magic House has expanded and there is more and more to see and do. You could spend all day. It is also close to shops and restaraunts in Kirkwood. Enjoy!!!

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This paled in comparison to the City Museum and for that reason the kids were not as excited. It does try to cater to different ages which is good but for us this was just "ok"...

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Park Hills, Missouri, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

But would not pay full price. It has gone down hill over the years. But its still fun and neat. Great place for kids to have fun while learning.

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St Louis
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51 reviews 51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is one of the most amazing family sites in St Louis. Wonderful interactive exhibits for kids of all ages--fun and learning all in one.

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Waterloo, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We arrived on a Friday and were thrilled that is was a fitness Friday and so our children got in for free. They do have a senior discount ($1 less) even though it isn't advertised.

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Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The bubble room was a hit with our kids (5 & 2). There is tons of great stuff to do here. We had a blast. Parking is free!

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Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

This was a highly interactive place that some friends and I took her kids too. We had a lot of fun playing with the displays there, being goofy, taking pictures, etc. I highly recommend this for a rainy day with the kiddos.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This place is great the kids had a blast they have a bean stock the kids can climb on that is 3 or 4 levels tall has nets around it kids spent hours going up and down

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