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Christmas Story House

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Address: 3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone Number: 12162984919
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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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Had to see the house. I love the movie

This is a definate stop for anyone who loves the Christmas Story movie. The tour guide was great and was able to explain things that I never knew about the movie. I love that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Kellie M
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Sterling Heights
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Sterling Heights
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a definate stop for anyone who loves the Christmas Story movie. The tour guide was great and was able to explain things that I never knew about the movie. I love that this museum uses profits to help the houses in the neighborhood.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are a fan of the ,movie A Christmas Story this is a must visit. The house is decorated just like the movie and across the street is a museum and gift shop. Admission tickets are bought here. As one would expect, crowds are high during the Christmas season but the site is open year round.

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Thank George G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just like the movie but better than I could ever imagine it to be. Great gift store, buy a leg lamp! Price was fair and tons to see. Very well done up not tacky at all. Great to go to see if you saw the movie (who has not).Lots of good restraunts in this area and close to Ohio City.... More 

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Thank Mike H
Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

the original house for the Christmas story. come see ralphies house, understand they recently purchased one of the 5 Red rider bb guns

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Thank Chuck S
Marion, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Recently we took a chance and drove to see the Christmas Story House. We couldn't have been happier ! We were 'full of joy' remembering the many, many times we watched and laughed at the movie with our (now) grown sons. OMG, so many great things to see and learn about 'one simple movie.' Our tour guides were two sisters,... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was one of the best road trips I took in a while! We drove from Buffalo (which was about 3-1/2 hours), but it was totally work it. We took our time walking through the house and the gift shop, and it took us about 45 minutes. I've had people tell me, it took them over an hour though. So... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Christmas story house was great! They allow you to take as many pictures as you want and interact with all of the props in the house. We did not go to the guided tour, a group of 4 of us just went to walk through the house and take funny pictures. Great way to get into the Christmas spirit... More 

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Thank Erika B
Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i live in the neighborhood, and whenever out-of-towners come to visit they all want to visit the Christmas Story House. The house is where the movie was filmed, and restored to the condition during filming. There plenty of history on the tour. Make sure you go across the street to the "museum" for more stuff. and don't miss the store!

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Pittsburgh, Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The house where parts of the movie were filmed is open to tour. It was easy to find. The price was reasonable and we didn’t wait long for our tour to begin. The guide was very informative and we were allowed time to roam and take as many pictures as we want on our own. The here is another building... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived right as they opened on a Friday morning. Only had to wait about 15 mins for our tour. The guide was very informative. It's cool to go inside the house and look around! They have bunny suits you can put on, do don't worry about buying one for a photo opp! The museum across the street was pretty... More 

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