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The Magic House, Saint Louis

4.5
#1 of 8 in Childrens Museums in Missouri
In a 5,100 sq m (55,000 sq f) space, The Magic House features exhibits, resources, and activities for children to experiment with, create, and develop problem-solving skills. Look for some of these favorite exhibits: an electrically charged ball that creates static electricity, a large pin screen that holds the shape of your body, a giant kaleidoscope, and an art studio. Older children get to solve mysteries by analyzing fingerprints, crawling through ductwork, and opening secret doors. Kids have the opportunity to stay overnight with one parent, an experience that includes an evening snack and breakfast plus extra time to enjoy more than 100 exhibits. Make The Magic House part of your personalized Saint Louis itinerary using our Saint Louis tour itinerary planning website .
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  • My kids had a blast here! I just followed them to wherever they wanted to play. They were in the play area with the grocery store and vet clinic for two hours I bet. They absolutely loved that area. M...  more »
  • Unfortunately after being at the magic house for about three minutes. The window to the dinosaur train fell in and landed on my son's face. Definitely going to have a black eye and brushed cheekbone.  more »
  • Excellent place for families with kids. If you can walk or move around this is the place to be, lots of hands on fun things to do for kids of all ages. Take them here and they will be ready to pass ou...  more »

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