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The Magic House

Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122
Phone Number: 314 822 8900
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Ranked #10 of 131 Attractions in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Children's Museums, Cultural
Owner description: This fun-filled attraction offers kids many hands-on learning activities and provides a special...
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Type: Children's Museums, Cultural
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
Owner description: This fun-filled attraction offers kids many hands-on learning activities and provides a special area for younger children.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Magic House is a wonderful place, busy and noisy but never a long wait for anything. They have a big variety of activities for the kids, physical and mental. Very few but some "out of order" activities. The worst experience is at the Cafe. Limited menu and we received spoiled milk, AND the cafe is sponsored by a milk... More 

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

We had a fun afternoon at the Magic House. Access is easy, although parking is not abundant in this place. Price is acceptable. the place is safe, which is a plus when you go with little kids. Attractions are average in my opinion, noting really spectacular. However attractions did attract my children (3 and 6 years old), who had a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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71 reviews 71 reviews
30 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This is far and away the best place to take a child. There are so many fun, inventive and educational things for them to play with that my daughter is very hard to pull away from here. I can't even begin to tell you how much fun my wife and I had also. Take the time, enjoy the experience!!

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Kettering, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 via mobile

The girls had a blast. There is so much to do and so little time. The price is reasonable for everything they have. I enjoyed watching how excited the girls got when the moved from one area to the next. They really like the water table area, climber/slide, arts and crafts, and the area where you get to pretend do... More 

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Memphis
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This was a good children's museum. There was a lot for the kids to do, but I found the ones that were the best were really crowded while some of the others were not interesting and therefore not in use. Logical I know, but I would think you would try to have better all around things to help that issue.... More 

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KCMO
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We took our grandsons (ages 3 yrs and 16 months) to the Magic House to enjoy a rainy day with indoor activities. What a great place for kids to learn, play, and just have fun! Music, pretend Pizza Shoppe, pretend Grocery Store, a huge water table, slides and crawls, digging in sand area, and a lot of other activities will... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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42 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It's okay. But i got tired of long lines. Save your money and time and go to the St. Louis Science Center. Your kids will have just as much fun and the Science Center is free. Close to the Zoo too.

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Pensacola, Florida
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132 reviews 132 reviews
28 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This place was great. My husband and I took our 11 year old, her friend, and our 1+ year old, and all had a blast. There is a ton to do, and it's easy to get around. I loved the baby/toddler play area. I thought that the $10 entry was fair. We will definitely return!

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Owensboro, KY
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93 reviews 93 reviews
13 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We have been here several times over the years. Choose this place if you have children under the age of 10. Beyond that age, the City Museum is more exciting.

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Kansas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We drove down to St. Louis, Missouri to take our children to the Magic House thinking it was mainly just for kids but we adults ended up enjoying it as much as the kids..lol. Its definitely a place the whole family will enjoy for hours.

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