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The Magic House

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Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122
Phone Number: 13148228900
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9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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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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Kids can go nuts

How can one possibly detail the wonderful diversions of the Magic House, those that fill the eyes of children of all ages with joy, and adults with sighs of relief as their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
RarimS
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Atchison, Kansas
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Atchison, Kansas
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55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

How can one possibly detail the wonderful diversions of the Magic House, those that fill the eyes of children of all ages with joy, and adults with sighs of relief as their charges go asunder to wreak havoc? Jumping, climbing, measuring, clanging, clicking, sliding, honking activities are just the start; there's a full art center, and more to see after... More 

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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a fantastic place for Young kids but the adults had a good time too. So much stuff to do for kids and young at heart. However, it was busy which made it loud and crowded and having to wait in lines to do things is not any kids forte lets be honest. We went on a Sunday afternoon... More 

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Carrie H, Guest Relations Manager at The Magic House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We have found that we tend to be busiest on rainy days or extremely hot days as families are looking for experiences out of the elements. If you are interested in visiting with us again, we recommend planning to visit on a Friday evening. For example, Friday evenings, with the exception of the third Friday... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A large facility for fun and teaching math and science and more. Kids all love the slides and keep climbing the steps to go down "one more time". Best to have a parent for each as they tend to go in different direction. Facility is maintained in excellent condition.

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Thank JJS313
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Magic House is truly a magical & educational place. Tons to do. Fun for all ages. Can go for days and not do the same thing twice. My personal favorite is The Art Room in the basement, it's a crafters dream. Look for coupons before going, lots of them out there. Only $10 to get in, but ever few... More 

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Thank Weslynn J
Paris, France
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a great place for families with young kids or tweens. We recently went on a hot day(heat index105) and the kids loved their experience. As an adult, I loved the Magic House because it is funcational(both fun and educational for the kids). The Magic House is a great place for the shy or active kid, as there are... More 

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Thank Cass111
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My kids ages 1, 3 and 5 all had a blast! Definitely something for every age. Hard to find every nook and cranny of this place, and also easy to lose a child. Went on a Saturday morning and it was just too darn packed. Panicked about every 7 minutes when I couldn't not spot all three kids.

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Thank Marjaneh S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time. We have a 2 and one year old. After spending three hours there will still had not hit all the floors. Some sections are definitely for older kids but we feel like we really lucked out with the technology area that was in at the section that changes. Food we saw seemed a bit over... More 

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Thank redbonefam
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96 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Their is a huge variety of activities and exhibits for all ages and levels of interest. Be prepared to spend close to 3 hours to see and do everything. Must stop for a family with children.

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Thank Michael B
Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Magic House is a great place for Children, Teens & Adults. It is both fun & educational. The exhibits are done very nice, the graphics are very well done, and the architecture of this remodeled home and then expansion is first class. Try not to pick a crowded day as it can get somewhat loud and the wait time... More 

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Thank calldan2016
Bloomington, Illinois
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It had been years since we visited The Magic House and much has changed. Some of the exhibits we saw years ago were still there, which, I guess, provided a bit of nostalgia. New exhibits have expanded the museum quite a bit. We were with our 10 year old grandson, who did find some activities that engaged him. However, although... More 

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