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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
Today
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Closed now
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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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Tons of Fun!!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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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

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
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

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
14 helpful votes 14 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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52 reviews 52 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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Warsaw, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Went to the Magic House for the first time this weekend with our 3 y/o granddaughter. She absolutely loved it!! What a great experience- instead of constantly being told "No", she was able to play with just about everything! I didn't think parking was too bad and the admission price ($10) was worth it. Some reviewers have mentioned a coupon,... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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176 reviews 176 reviews
81 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The Magic House has become one of St. Louis' gems over the years, and has been around since I was a small child. I am glad that they have kept the museum so well-preserved all this time, because when I go back with children, I love to revisit places I used to love playing in, such as the village or... More 

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