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Christmas Story House

3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, OH 44109
216-298-4919
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Ranked #17 of 83 Attractions in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

My family loves the movie and I got the chance to go see it on a whim. The neighborhood is sketchy, but the house, museum and gift shop are all well done. I didn't do the tour as the interior shots weren't filmed there, but it was still cool to see.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Visited this with family. I was lucky to find a place to park on the street because it was early otherwise we would have to pay $5 to park close to the house. The tour guide was friendly and informative. We were able to roam the house and take pictures with the props.

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London, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I'm glad I went. It made me smile. The museum has some cool stuff like clothes and props. The shop, while overpiced (hey it's a museum gift shop!) had some neat stuff. It made me smile and the tour guide was well informed and answered all of my questions. Now, for the negative. The "Bumpusses" next door are somewhat intimidating... More

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Springfield, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Definitely worth the time and tour. Not a let down in any way and the guide was very informative. Parking in very inexpensive.

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The tour guide was awesome! She gave history from the leg lamp replicas to how the house was acquired. The guide just gives you the history and then you are free to roam the house. There are tons of props that you are permitted to touch for photo ops. Well worth to $10. There's three properties - the house, a... More

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New Jersey
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105 reviews 105 reviews
65 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's only $10 and you get access to the entire house and yard to do as you please. You can touch anything, take pictures of whatever. You can even stick the soap in your mouth in the upstairs bathroom if you wish. You start in the gift shop where you can purchase souvenirs and your tickets. The gift shop is... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great stop for fans of the film primarily because you can walk around and recreate scenes using their props and your own camera. We were able to get street parking. Double check on times for the tours as there were plenty of people visiting this site.

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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was my absolute favourite part of my trip to Cleveland. A Christmas Story is my favourite Christmas movie and it was so fun seeing the house renovated to replicate the house in the movie. This is where the movie was originally filmed and the buyer of the house did a great job hunting down so many original items or... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My family is a fan of the movie, This was a must stop while we were in Cleveland. They have done a nice job in restoring the house. It will cost you $10.00 per person to go inside. Don't miss the museum, there are many interesting items to see. the gift shop was overpriced but we bought X-mas presents anyway

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

A hidden gem along my road trip! This can be tricky to find, thankfully I had gps navigator. There is limited street parking, but people seem to come and go quickly, opening up spots frequently. The tour was $10 per person, and at a scheduled time. Last tour is before 5, so go early in the day if you want... More

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