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Christmas Story House

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Address: 3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone Number: 216-298-4919
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: A Christmas Story House, now restored to its movie splendor, is open year...
A Christmas Story House, now restored to its movie splendor, is open year round to the public for tours. Directly across the street from the house is the official A Christmas Story House Museum, which features original props, costumes and memorabilia from the film, as well as hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes photos. Among the props and costumes are the toys from the Higbee’s window, Randy’s snowsuit and zeppelin, the chalkboard from Miss Shields’ classroom and the family car. After reliving A Christmas Story at Ralphie’s house don’t forget to visit the museum gift shop for your own Major Award Leg Lamp and other great movie memorabilia.
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Husband and I were in town for a family event, so we decided to check out this place. Loved the movie so it was cool to see where it was actually filmed. Bought a leg lamp... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Husband and I were in town for a family event, so we decided to check out this place. Loved the movie so it was cool to see where it was actually filmed. Bought a leg lamp Christmas ornament.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I had a great time here in June 2014. What a fun day!! Definitely worth the trip if you are in the area, or even if you are in the Buffalo New York area. I was in Cleveland on business but had Saturday afternoon off and went to the Christmas House then on Sunday I drove to Niagara Falls. It... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing!! We loved the tour of the home and the articles that were used in the movie. The gift shop was a great plus. Parking is very limited.

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Guelph
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

For fans of the movie this is a must see ! It brought the movie to life. The tour guide was great and she provided lots of background information. Seeing all the furnishings and household items from the 50's was a kick. I liked the gift shop as well. My husband and I both enjoyed this attraction the most of... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

If you are a die hard fan of the movie this is the place to go. The tour gave a ton of really cool information and got some great things from the gift shop. Bring your camera! You are encouraged to take pictures that recreate scenes from the movie. Not in the best neighborhood...the next door neighbor was charging $5... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My husband is a big fan of the movie, so when his parents came to visit we had to go see the Christmas Story House. The house tour is fun and our tour guide was knowledgeable and fun. It price for the tour was relatively reasonable. However, parking in the area was limited and the neighbors were charging $5 to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I'm a local and recall when the movie was being filmed in downtown Cleveland in the early 1980s. Visiting the house is like walking into the movie, especially when you see the staircase landing - you can see Ralphie standing right there wearing Aunt Clara's fluffy pink bunny suit. I even got underneath the sink where Randy used to hide.... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

I think the best part for us was figuring out that the set up was a little different and how it should actually be set up. The museum with the costumes and other memorabilia was really interesting. Fun little visit with some friends. The history was better than the self guided house tour.

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Cleveland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

If you are a fan of the Christmas Story House, you gotta see this house. It's so fascinating to see the home used for the movie.

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Pittsgrove, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

So we went to the house and looked at it! We had a great time reliving "A Christmas Story". There are several buildings to tour. You start at the gift shop where you can buy any trinket of memorabilia from the movie and where you get your tour time ticket. The tour starts at the Parker house, where the guide... More 

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Additional Information about Christmas Story House

Address: Address: 3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone Number: 216-298-4919
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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