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The Magic House, Saint Louis

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#2 of 8 in Childrens Museums in Missouri
Children’s Museum Museum
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. Put The Magic House into our Saint Louis itinerary maker and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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Saint Louis is famous for its relatively low cost of living, so you can often find affordable rooms even in its most expensive hotels. The sprawling metropolitan region boasts nearly 40,000 hotel rooms, 8,000 of them in downtown. In this area, you can choose from a range of full-service hotels offering all the comforts of home within walking distance of the city's major attractions. If all you need is a decent bed, consider an inn near the airport.
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  • The time spent here was great! There was so much to do for our three year old. The only negative was the price; anyone one or older costs $11. If the cost was lower, this would be a five star attracti...  more »
  • Check it out... This was a great visit for myself, wife and girls (6 and 9). End of day, it is a fantastic children's museum but still a children's museum. The Magic House does everything well. Cafe, ...  more »
  • I used to think this was awesome but it seemed lacking this time. At least parking was easy but the things to do seemed all for smaller kids and pretty basic--they did love getting static through thei...  more »