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The Magic House

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Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122-5926
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+1 314-822-8900
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

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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Best children's museum we've ever been to!

We have been to several children's museums throughout the country, and this one takes the cake! It's all hands-on with simple things to experiment with like magnets and sand, to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to several children's museums throughout the country, and this one takes the cake! It's all hands-on with simple things to experiment with like magnets and sand, to awesome technology like coloring a fish and having it show up on a projected aquarium or printing out a 3D design of your colored car. My 4 & 7 year... More 

Thank swimmer79
Ozark, Missouri
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119 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took our two year old here to visit on a Saturday morning. We arrived right at 9:30 when they opened and there was already a long line to get in. It moved quickly, though! Our daughter enjoyed most of the exhibits. She loved the sand and water play areas the most, though! As it got more crowded, it did... More 

Thank austin_autumn
Gallatin, Tennessee
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited the Magic House with 5 children (ages 4-12). They all had a wonderful time. There was a nice mix of activities and exhibits geared for both older and younger children. My 12 yo daughter was afraid she would be bored, but she loved it. We stayed 4 hours and did not see everything the museum offered.

Thank snmommy
California, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the use of magic with scientific technology. I think it will be a great pathway to new discovery.

Thank Marguerite D
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a top-notch children's museum. It is a great place to bring the family. The staff are friendly, the exhibits, are great, and adults like it as much as the kids!

Thank carrie3412
Shawnee, Kansas
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Our son is 7. Be prepared to spend the day here. We were here for 5 hours, skipping 2 of the larger exhibits. They have the best mix of exhibits for different story ages that I have ever seen in a children's museum. For those of you with school aged children, the mystery exhibit is awesome! You do have to... More 

1 Thank TaraMcConkey
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

For $11/person, a bit overpriced the coolest thing was the room where you color a picture and then scan it and it goes on an interactive wall and then you can scan your picture and it prints out a 3D cut out so u can build your drawing, so that was the part my kids really liked and the bubble... More 

1 Thank Erica C
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6 reviews
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Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

The Magic House Was an amazing experience, especially the children's village, the Oval Office, and solve the mystery. Just be warned it was packed on a Tuesday, to the point where you spent 20 minutes driving around the parking lot trying to find a spot. Very Affordable for spending 4 hours there. We arrived at 1:30 and stayed until it... More 

Thank Reagan R
Fenton, Missouri
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We have been going to the Magic House for years. We love visiting with the kids, even though one has outgrown it! Now that they have a food available its very convenient!

Thank westsidedk
Saint Louis, Missouri
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45 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The Magic House is full of cool and adventerous ways to entertain your kids. The Magic House has a bunch of differnt rooms so that ypur kid can have fun learnign and playing at the same time. There is also life scenario rooms like a court room and a grocery store. It is fun and kids really enjoy it. Kids... More 

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