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The Magic House

516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122
314 822 8900
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Ranked #12 of 150 Attractions in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums
Traveler Description: The Magic House is St. Louis's Children's Museum. It provides children with hands-on learning experiences designed to be fun, engaging and memorable... more »
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Fort Myers, FL
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This was a great place to bring our 7 year old niece. Not only did she have tons of fun, but she learned a lot too. Her favorite part was touching the static ball and watching our hairs stand up on our heads.

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Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

a very happy, clean, and special place for the grade school age group. lots of hand on learning activities, in beautiful building, several floors, rooms with everything to delight young ones.

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Senior Reviewer
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9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This was a last minute addition to our trip since many of the locals we had met asked if we had been there yet. Very large interactive museum! Our boys are 9 and 12. They had fun with what they could do but the majority of the activities are for younger children. I would say 8 and younger is a... More

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Defiance
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Went with my sister and nieces (ages 3, nearly 2, and 7 weeks) to the Magic House in Kirkwood (STL suburb). Price is $10 for anyone over age 1, but look online for discounts & also found one in the Entertainment coupon book. Museum has many hands on activities for children of various ages, including a special limited access area... More

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Highland, Illinois
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Arrive early and be ready to spend all day here as your kids will not want to leave and you will not want to force them to. There are so many things to do it's impossible to focus on one thing! A few of the things I will talk about are the giant beanstalk roped in stairway, the offices of... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There are so many fun interactive interesting exhibits you could spend a couple of days at The Magic House. We've been 4-6 times and had my daughters 8th birthday party there.

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Allen, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This place is obviously popular. We had to wait in line to get in on a rainy day. Parking was hard to find. Once inside there were a couple different exhibits that were great.. but the biggest downer were the number of people there. There doesn't seem to be a limit on capacity as every place we went was crowded.... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Magic House stared out about 40 years ago with just one house and a few excibits, not it is world class venue for children and adults. The exhibits change frequently so even if you live nearby you can make several visits a year. Our granddaughter says it is her favority place although the City Museum and Deweys pizza are... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This a great place for children of all ages. We had 10years old thru 2 years old all had something to keep them happy.

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Baltimore, MD
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

I'd heard great things about this place and it turned out to be fantastic for small children. The leaf-climbing sculpture was probably the best part on this particular day, but we could come back 100 times and not be bored.

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