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Address: 3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, OH 44109-1803
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, 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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Christmas in September!

Spent a couple of hours here while in Cleveland to see Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and eat at Michael Symon's Lola Bistro. We had a guide who explained the history of the... read more

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here while in Cleveland to see Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and eat at Michael Symon's Lola Bistro. We had a guide who explained the history of the house/movie and then gave us time to explore the house and backyard on our own. We then went to the museum across the street where the... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's the actual house that a lot of the movie was shot. The guide was very friendly and informative. After the house, you get to go across the street to the museum where they have a number of the original props.

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PITTSBURGH,PA.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just visited the Christmas Story house and what a fun time had by all. After all, it was the greatest movie ever made!! The trip was made extra enjoyable by our tour guide Gary who gave us a ton of information about the movie and actors that we never knew. It was a great time and made us feel likes... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great tour guide who filled us in with " behind the scenes " movie tidbits. House is in excellent condition. Museum has lots of clothes, items from the movie. Gift shop across the street.

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Canton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a great time! I was 14 when the movie came out and last November I was 44 visiting the house and museum! It honestly makes you feel like a kid again! We went the day after thanksgiving thinking it would be slow; boy we were wrong! We were told it was one of their busiest days of the year.... More 

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Port Orange, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Am a huge fan of the movie "A Christmas Story" and every time I return home I say I'm going to the house and this time I did. The house has been fully restored to its movie glory. We took the guided tour led by Gary and really enjoyed it. Beside the house there is a gift shop and museum... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As we arrived there was a male with a parking flag on the street. We figured this is where we were supposed to park, however after pulling our car into the yard, he informed us that it would cost $5 to park there. Most people parked on the street for free, but since we didn't know this we had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My spouse was dubious, but afterwards, he was quite pleased with the experience. It also brought back childhood memories for him.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Who doesn't love this movie? This place has so many of the real set pieces. Very family friendly Christmas activity. We came here in 2013,and we weren't impressed. I'm so happy we came back! The house and the museum/souveneer shop were well staffed and friendly. Definitely a must see in Cleveland.

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YORKVILLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I like many others am a huge fan of the movie. I have always looked forward to visiting the house but was not sure if it would really be worth the trip - IT IS! It is a residential area so either you park next door for $5 or on the street. There are two factors that really make the... More 

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