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The Magic House

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Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122-5926
Phone Number: 13148228900
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Mon - Thu 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Fri 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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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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So much to do

I hadn't been to the Magic house since taking my daughter 24 years ago; so went again with her and her almost 3 year old daughter. Like so many other places it pays to arrive at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
sharas75
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Missouri
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Missouri
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I hadn't been to the Magic house since taking my daughter 24 years ago; so went again with her and her almost 3 year old daughter. Like so many other places it pays to arrive at opening before it gets crowded (and loud). Remember that lots of kids are unruly!!!! If you can't deal with that - stay home. There... More 

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Thank sharas75
Saint Louis, Missouri
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We actully took the ids here on New Years Eve. It was my daughters 7th bday. Itwas packed,kids everywhere lol! They had so much fun. The magic house had a party with food, a picture booth with costumes, a dj, and even a balloon drop at 12 noon. We sang happy bday and enjoyed all the neat displays they have... More 

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Niles, MI
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to the Magic House with my 9 year-old daughter after a hospital visit to kill time before going to the airport. I definitely think it's geared toward much younger children, but she still found plenty to do and had a great time. She still remembers a lot of what she learned in the government section (including the patriotic... More 

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Thank jeannieMB1
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17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of activities for kids. From outside it looks like few town homes bonded together - inside surprise with activity rooms and playground on every level.

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Thank Elzbieta G
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing! Just went with my two year old and we had a ball!! You can easily spend a whole day and not get bored! My son loved the aquarium area, water table, and the indoor sand area. There is really something for everyone! His favorite part was the outdoor sand area. It's huge and has lots of... More 

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Thank kayjayray
Saint Louis, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Magic House but we had to return for a second visit as our nearly 3 year old grandson, who was staying with us, insisted on it. We were there for 3-4 hours each time and only left because he (and we) were worn out. I was very impressed with the range of activities... More 

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Thank RobertJHA
Saint Louis, Missouri
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76 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the Magic House. I went to school next to it and have watched it change incredibly over the last 30 years. I have taken my children, and most recently my grandson. The Magic House has a child size version of every business you would find in an adult world. Children can dress as veterinarians and help animals and... More 

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Thank didischoe
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As interesting as this place is, if you don't like children, this place will be hell. It smells of urine and unattended children wreak havoc. Don't say I didn't warn you.

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Leawood, Kansas
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31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Taken our kids to the Magic House, now their kids. Plenty of unique activities for children to about 12-13. Takes 5 hours to go through the entire place and kids will love you for it. Plenty to keep them pleasantly occupied. Don't miss if you have small kids.

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Thank ClaudeAld
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place I visited as a child. It is amazing to now take my children and watch their faces light up as they experience the rooms and floors of exhibits from artistic interaction, to physical play, this place has it all. If you don't mind a crowd of kids, this place is fantastic for entertaining children.

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