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Address: 3159 W 11th St, Cleveland, OH 44109
Phone Number: +1 216-298-4919
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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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This is what I needed to get into the xmas spirit. This place is very inexpensive and soo worth it. You'll learn, laugh and smile the whole time. Take the tour and buy some gifts... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is what I needed to get into the xmas spirit. This place is very inexpensive and soo worth it. You'll learn, laugh and smile the whole time. Take the tour and buy some gifts. Soooo cool and a must to see

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'll be honest - it's in a rough neighborhood. I wouldn't take my kids without my husband with us. The neighbors love to try and get as money out of you as they can for parking, but there is free parking on the road. However, there is nothing bad about the actual experience itself. Just to see the lamp in... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Christmas story is a classic. If you are a super fan this is the place to go. Really cool to walk through the house and see everything from the movie. They weren't doing guided tours while we were there but I think it would have made looking at the house more interesting. The girl working inside was very nice and... More 

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Clarklake, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I walked here from our Airbnb the day after Thanksgiving. The house is so much fun to visit and the museum is informative. We were disappointed that there were no tours going so we just wandered the house ourselves. The gentleman at the door told us they felt like being laid back that night. It would have... More 

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tour the House from the movie see the real bb gun and props in the museum and then actually go to Ralphies room sit on the couch or get your picture with the real leg lamp. Everything in house is touchable and awesome. The phone upstairs plays the part of the movie where ralphie blames his friend for swearing. Neighbors... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were very anxious to go to the neighborhood to see the Christmas Story House.. When we were traveling to the area, the snow began to fall and our excitement grew. Once we arrived at the old home and with the snow falling and saw the Christmas Story Home with the famous leg lamp; It was like stepping into back... More 

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Maineville, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The house brought back many great memories from the movie. The house is in a somewhat run down area of town but it is starting to turn around. The street was really used for exterior shots and the indoor filming was done on a sound stage. The house was adapted to try and look like the movie.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Driving through Cleveland on our way home to WI. Great place to relive memories of a classic movie that we watch at least three times a year! Staff was friendly and the interactive displays brought so much delight to our family! We will definitely be returning!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Cleveland for a long weekend after Thanksgiving and this was a must do on the list. We had so much fun seeing the house.....pleasantly surprised when we were told it was completely interactive and that you could touch everything, sit in the bathroom where Ralphie ate the soap....or climb under the sink like Randy! The museum and... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Okay, I've been here before but I find it difficult to be in Cleveland at any time, especially once the trees are losing their leaves and winter is around the corner and not visit . There is something magical about being at the centre of every aspect of My Christmas Story's family home that ignites festive joy and great memories... More 

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