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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 148 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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Columbia, Illinois
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47 reviews 47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It costs about $10 for anyone over age 1. Don't let that deter you, as you can easily spend a whole day there. It has something for ages from baby to a young teen. Everything is there and fun. If you plan on going more than 2 or 3 times, just get the membership because not only do you get... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We love this place. ...great place for kids of all ages....we became members while we were there. A lot to do. Our kids never got bored actually they were upset when we needed to leave. Can't wait to go back.

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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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106 reviews 106 reviews
25 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

There are usually coupons available, so check-around. My sister got a good deal from groupon, and I got one from the Entertainment book... We had 4 kids between 9 and 4 years old. They loved everything they could touch and interact with. One loved the bubble room, a couple of them had to be dragged away from the Lego car... More

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Salisbury, MD
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We came here on a rainy day and were really impressed. My four year old daughter loved it and we had a great time too. It was really crowded because it was a rainy day in the summer but all activates were still accessible. Very nice.

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memphis, tn
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

If you haven't been to the Magic House in St. Louis, you got to go. If you go once, believe me you will be back again. I had never heard of the place until we got to St. Louis in July 2014. We were trying to find something for the kids to do and we decided to check out the... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

we spent a couple of hours here to kill time. 14 and 15 year old still found enough to keep them busy and entertained. although this is geared towards younger, it worked for my purpose that day. Lots to do with hands on for kids

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

i am born and raised in STL and hands down this is my favorite place to be. I wish admission wasn't so expensive but the fun and excitement is well worth it!! I love the make believe town and how it incorporates critical thinking and science into many of their exhibits. It truly is a place where you can be... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The entry price was very high for not much to do. I remember going as a kid and it was much smaller but much more interactive and fun. The original house is in need of serious repair & cleaning. The stairwell smelled of urine, which I'm sure was a child that couldn't make it back down the stairs to the... More

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Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited a few weeks ago, on 7/12/14, with high hopes. It was a total letdown. For $10/person, I expect to be wowed; I wasn't and neither was my 7-year-old daughter. First, it was filthy. Everything, everywhere. Years of deep, untouched grime. Yuck. Secondly, the highly-publicized attraction--the Van de Graaff generator--costs EXTRA. Thirdly, many rooms were simply "imagination" rooms. If... More

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Belton, Missouri, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Both my almost 2 year old and my 8 year old had a blast. I really didn't expect this to be as big as it was. We had to actually pull them out of rooms to move on to the next one to make it through the whole thing in 1 day. If we lived in the area I would... More

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