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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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Cleveland's Christmas Story House

A real treat in Cleveland when I was not expecting it to be there. We had a great guide and free time to walk over the house plus the darling souvenir shop.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Eden, NC
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Eden, NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A real treat in Cleveland when I was not expecting it to be there. We had a great guide and free time to walk over the house plus the darling souvenir shop.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Loved the movie and what fun to visit the neighborhood where parts were filmed. Interesting facts about the movie, the set and the actors. Really liked learning about what became of all the props and people. Interesting note the mailman from the movie still lived in the neighborhood and has a leg lamp displayed at his home. Well worth the... More 

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Tucson Az, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stopped here to look? it was late in the day so we didn't go on the tour, though I didn't think I could walk any more because I was tired. Looked like the house in the movie and inside the gift shop there were four different size "leg lamps" and other assorted items reminiscent of the movie. Took pictures of... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Was so excited when I found out it was close by. Went and was pleasantly surprised. Really authentic. The real deal. Even had a bunny suit for pics. So glad it was there. Went alone and now kids are so jealous.

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Thank Scott T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Took the tour-includes Christmas Story House, museum and gift shop-all in a regular neighborhood and within a few feet of each other. House-the filming only took place on the outside but they made the inside match scenes from the movie. It was fun replaying the scenes. Museum was small-mostly pictures and a few props from the movie. Includes 'where are... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Went here on a whim and so glad we did. We had a blast! The house tour is awesome and the staff is knowledgeable and fun to talk with. Loved the museum and gift shop as well. Highly recommend.

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Boca raton, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The location of the Christmas Story house is little difficult to find. An it's in a rough part of Cleveland so rely on your GPS or Google Map to assist you. Brian Jones has done a super fantastic job restoring the home and providing a wonderful museum. With props, costumes and memorabilia. The tour guide provided excellent stories and provided... More 

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Lewes, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Much more in depth than I was expecting. Our guide "Sam" was the bomb!!! These tours are made by how good the tour guide is, and he was the best!!! Totally interactive tour - Try on the bunny suits!!!

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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