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“Extra-Ordinary Fun”
Review of The Magic House

The Magic House
Ranked #10 of 254 things to do in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This fun-filled attraction offers kids many hands-on learning activities and provides a special area for younger children.
Madison, Wisconsin
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Extra-Ordinary Fun”
Reviewed February 24, 2012

From the outside it is very unasuming, and then you enter the doors and your senses awaken to the awkwardness of what awaits. From climbing a vine floor to floor (instead of the kids using the stairs) to the secret vent escape that ends in a loopy slide, this house had it all! We spent an entire day looking at everything we could, and my daughter's favorite, or should I say two favorites, were the muliti-level twirl slide and the static ball that stood her hair on end (we got a great picture of it!) She was 5 at the time, and had we tried all that was available to us, we would have needed an extra day or so. My only complaint would be the soapy bubble room...the exibits could use a good cleaning...and new bubble soap. My favorite part was the mini town that included everything from a fishing pond, to a pizza eatery, to the kids being able to dress up as doctors and deliever babies and then print out a birth certificate (certificate was free of charge!!) A must for any family looking to keep the kids occupied for a rainy day, or any day for that matter. We didn't get to see what the outside had to offer as the weather wasn't the best yet, so I look forward to visiting again and seeing what we missed.

Visited January 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Costs a lot and often very crowded”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

our kids really love it, but I'm not a fan. the prices are high and I think there are plenty of places that offer more that are free or offer more for the money

Visited May 2011
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Christmas Eve morning and we practically had the place to ourselves!”
Reviewed February 20, 2012

We arrived at the Magic House as soon as it opened on Christmas Eve. It was our first visit with our 15 month old boy and we enjoyed the fact that it was not crowded.
Our highlights included: The under 2 area (although I was disappointed when that area was invaded by much bigger children and the employee stationed nearby didn't ask them to leave), the grocery store, the art supplies and building blocks in the basement. We also enjoyed the large, interactive musical instruments near the entrance.

Visited December 2011
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Magic House just keeps on Growing!!”
Reviewed February 16, 2012

Kids and grownups alike love to go there! A great way to spend any day/afternoon, but especially if it is too cold, rainy, or too hot outside! Nothin but fun!!

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ballwin mo
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173 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Don't Miss This On Your Visit To St.Louis Missouri”
Reviewed February 16, 2012

This is a terrific spot for chidren and adults as well. Its a hands on oppertunity to see and understand the many mysteries in our lives. Allow several hours for the visit. Located in Kirkwood, a suburb of St.Louis Missouri. You will be glad you added this to your itinery.

Visited December 2011
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