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Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122
Phone Number: 314 822 8900
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12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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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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Fun Grandkid Day

Lots of great exhibits. Very busy the day we were there. Noise and kids running everywhere. Grandkids liked it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Mendon, Illinois
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lots of great exhibits. Very busy the day we were there. Noise and kids running everywhere. Grandkids liked it.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The Magic House is a St. Louis classic. I went there as a kid and now bring my kids! It's a great children's museum!! It is clean, bright and cheery. My kids are sadly about to "age out" of the experience (10 & 12), but still enjoyed a couple of hours there with cousins. The static ball on the 3rd... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Baby rooms, reading areas, water play and hair raising experiences! Learning and adventure all in one fabulous setting. Leave the stroller in the car, and let your kids explore. Reasonably priced fresh and local picnic far (under $7 a meal) Take advantage of the gardens too.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place is nothing but a zoo. If you have a child over 4 years old don't bother. the noise level is tremendous and the places to "learn" are so overwhelmed w/toddlers and parents doing their thing no one else has a chance. Parents and kids both are rude and push other kids out of the way if they want... More 

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Olney, Illinois
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

An interesting place to visit & I believe my daughter had a good time. Just seemed like "thunder dome" as my husband said, quoting Seinfeld.

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Kewanee, Illinois
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went on a sunday. The parking lot was packed. However it did not seem that busy inside, probably because the place is huge. We didn't wait to do anything all day. There were so many activities. My 6 year old son and 14 year old both had fun. We were there for 4 hours. We saw the whole place... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is like a kids science center, but much much larger. There is like a mini-city in one area with a vet clinic, trout stream, pizzeria, and library. There is also a large room devoted to tents and forts. That was way cool!! The bubble room and magnet room were 2 of our favorites. We didnt get a chance to... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Our trip to the Magic House involved three generations. We read some reviews that had complaints involving noise, and rowdy behavior. We did not find that to be the case. Our experience was GREAT!!! We went on a beautiful summer Saturday. Can't say enough good about the facilities. Everything was easily accessible. The exhibits and activities were plentiful as were... More 

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Roxana, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

There is a ton of things to do for children of all ages. From babies on. It's all hands on experience so they never get bored. There are many. many things to do so there is never a line. Fun for the whole family.

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Volcano, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Take your kids and you will have as much fun as they do! Highly recommend this for families with kids when you're in St. Louis. A wide range of activities tickle the imagination.

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Additional Information about The Magic House

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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