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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 137 attractions in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The magic house is a blend of magic and science for kids. It has a well priced cafe and the place is a wonder to behold. Unlike other attractions, this place is kept up with current technology and even has some vintage things that are just so awesome.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

If you bring your own lunch, like for a kid with food allergies you will be asked to leave cafe. You will have to eat in the members entrance on the floor. I have been coming here for years and never been so disappointed.so either eat before you come or make sure the healthy menu fits your kids apetite. Or... More

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Madera, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

I took my daughters and they loved it! Lots of interactive activities and sights and sounds. My girls loved the hospital where they named a baby, the supermarket where they bought vegtables and the bank where they wanted to keep the money. You can eat there and they have a good choice of healthy snacks. Plan on spending at least

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Great hands in experience for the little ones. It's great for older kids, too. My daughter the Sid the Science Guy room. Though, she wasn't crazy about the dress up character walking around! She also loved the water area and the red first impressions exhibit. She's 18 months and really had a good time playing and learning. Will definitely make... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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124 reviews 124 reviews
27 attraction reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

This place has everything. I think every child of any age would find something they loved here. We came here with our three year old and a two year old. They both had a blast. You literally could spend all day here. If you can, I'd skip going on a Saturday. It was filled to the brim when we went.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Our little guy, who is 2, loved the Magic House. There was plenty to keep him entertained. We went on a Friday around 12:30 and it was not crowded at all. He really enjoyed playing in the rocks and wearing a hard hat, as well as, fishing in the pond. Since he watches Sid the Science Kid every week, he... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I brought my kids here. Now I come with my grandkids. That is the wonderfully current and evolving place of the Magic House. There is an new treat at every turn. My only sadness is that they have restricted the spiral slide to children only - - - ahh, I just have to remember the old days.....

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Chesterfield, MO
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

There's plenty for adults to do, even just watching kids have fun is enjoyable. No wonder it's always rated highly nationally as a destination for fun.

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Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We took our grandaughter here while in the St Louis area. What a pleasant surprise. A lot of activities for kids; a lot of education; a lot of fun. Entry price was fair and square. Free parking. Hint - extra parking available in the school parking lot next door; it is closer to the front entrance. Suggestion - A lot... More

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Springfield, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

My daughter loves going here as well as other St. Louis attractions for kids. Sid the Science Guy exhibit was wonderful.

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