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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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Great place to visit - a little confusing inside, so watch the kiddos close!

We took our small children to this place when they were 5 and 2 years old. It was a great place to bring a family - kind of a cross between a children's museum and a curiosity... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Buffalo, Minnesota
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Buffalo, Minnesota
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We took our small children to this place when they were 5 and 2 years old. It was a great place to bring a family - kind of a cross between a children's museum and a curiosity shop! For those who are claustrophobic, be prepared - this house has many crooks, crannies, tight hallways, and confusing passages. I would really... More 

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Iowa
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9 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Had a great time at the Magic House. I was like a kid again, doing all kinds of experiments. Touched the " electric Ball" and made my hair frizz up..lol

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took our toddler today. First off with all of the children roaming basically on their own it made a single child trying to enjoy a displayed active difficult. Many of the activities appear worn, broken, or missing pieces. The structure Lacks proper amount of bathroom facilities. Try having to tell a toddler to hold it for... More 

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Bowling Green
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Although a bit pricey, the Magic House has wonderful activities that teach children as well as make learning fun. For younger children, there is a special area with the most simple activities. As children get older they can do more and more. There is a village where children can do many things such as run a pet hospital, go fishing... More 

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mo
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

The Magic House just keeps getting better and better! I've been going here since I was a kid and it was just a small house full of fun activities. Now, I take my own kids to the Magic House Children's Museum. With interactive displays such as the static ball, branches of government, children's village, waterworks, jack and the beanstalk, solve... More 

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Dexter, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Grandkids beg to go back all the time. Plan to spend the whole day if you can. Little ones as well as the older ones will be tuckered out. Elementary age and younger.

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We have a two year old, and he had the time of his life at this place. Loads of activities for kids of all ages. It is a place where parents pay to go in, and corral their kids. That's why only four stars. The food at the cafe was actually very good, especially the Mac and cheese. I would... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

we had so much fun at Magic House, we had not been there since the added the new wing. It was a blast. We went to Grant's Farm, Arch and The Steamboat but Magic House was the most fun. Can't wait to go back

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Arkansas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Seriously, I can't say enough about this place! So much fun for our three year old! We spent around three hours here on a rainy Thursday and could've stayed longer. It was crowded with families and groups from area day camps. It would've been nice if it hadn't been so crowded but we were able to enjoy ourselves anyway. There... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015 NEW

I've been to my fair share of children's museums over the years and I found this to be my favorite. Lots to do, lots of nook and cranny areas. Very large, interesting building with a bit of history to boot. Has all the typical children's museum goodies with lots of extras that I had never seen before. Kids had a... More 

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Additional Information about The Magic House

Address: Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122
Phone Number: 314 822 8900
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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