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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
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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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GREAT spot, especially for young kids

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 7, 2015
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Warsaw, Illinois
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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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170 reviews 170 reviews
81 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My two girls 5 and 7 loved the Magic House. We'll be back again. Parking was hard to find but it was a Saturday during spring break.

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Naples, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

When we lived in St. Louis many years ago this was the go to place for young children. Wonderful hands on experience.

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Columbia, IL
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227 reviews 227 reviews
38 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Tons of fun and lots of activities. Kids are having fun while learning. What a large, sprawling complex but it is easy to get through. Can be crowded at times. Employees are friendly and do a good job keeping the place clean and picked up. Almost everything is working most of the time. Some special events come and go. There... More 

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Nashville, Tn,
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Lots of activities, lots of fun! Very well laid out, crowded but quite interesting. Be careful not to get caught up in the activities too much and forget about your kids.....just kidding! While we were there they were having a Chinese festival and our 6 year old got to participate I the dragon parade. Must see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I took my four children, ages 5-10, to The Magic House during spring break. There were exhibits to make everyone happy. There was tons of factual information to learn and even more opportunities for creative play. The facility was very clean, and the employees were constantly picking up and straightening to keep the play areas neat and ready for the... More 

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Arkansas
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140 reviews 140 reviews
19 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

If you have little ones you must go here. Adults will like the history of the house and reading the historical events of the original owners. Lots of fun things to do. Lots of learning. Very much worth the $10 fee. Very clean. 99% of all things were in working order. Well maintained.

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Morganfield, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Lots to see and good place for elementary aged kids and under. Clean and mostly all is indoors and climate controlled. Cant remember fee but do remember thinking the city museum seemed like a better value for what you received. Still would recommend and would likely go back.

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Illinois
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107 reviews 107 reviews
37 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We brought our children here for the New Year's Eve party (ball drop at noon rather than midnight!) and we had a BLAST! There is a ton to do, and everything was very enjoyable and child-friendly! This place is CLEAN too! The bubble room is really fun, and our daughter enjoyed the Native American displays in the basement. There is... More 

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