The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum, Saint Louis

Children’s Museum · Museum
In a 5,100 sq m (55,000 sq f) space, The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum 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, St. Louis Children's Museum part of your personalized Saint Louis itinerary using our Saint Louis tour itinerary planning website.
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  • Little kids, old kids (99) come and see the wonders this place has for you. So many fun experiements and projects your mid will spin but they sure make it a blast for everyone.  more »
  • My son (3) and I have been a few times and he’s loved it every single time. There are places for little ones to enjoy without bigger kids. Now that he’s a “bigger kid” in his mind he gets a kick out.....  more »
  • When we heard that Magic House was reopening and had strict safety measures in place, we purchased tickets and drove cross-state to take our 7-year-old granddaughter. Our visit lasted approximately...  more »
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  • The atmosphere was scientific with lots of fun. This was a birthday party for 10 year old twins. It was both outside and inside. So much fun and so little time. The parking lot was bigger than I remembered with a number of handicapped parking spaces. Everything was handicapped accessible. The science worked on all the exhibits I was able to get to that day. I will go back.
  • Fantastic children's museum with intelligent exhibits and tons of interaction. Definitely a place where you won't see it all in one trip. My five year old are it up. He was enthralled with the wide variety of high quality well maintained play and learning areas. I would go back tomorrow if I didn't live a thousand miles away. The magic house and the city museum made for an amazing weekend!
  • A beautiful place for kids. Very informative. Its humongous so get ready for walk. There is a little cafe offering sandwiches and salads. They have few items for kids as well. There is membership available that offers discounts and free entry. A must visit places.
  • The exhibits and play areas are really fun. There are a ton of options for children to play with water, building blocks, climbing, and dressing up. That being said, this place is insanely overpriced. I travel a large amount for work and often bring my family, and this is literally the most expensive children's museum I have ever visited. Most only charge you per child, as it is absolutely ridiculous to penalize a family for having both parents attend a play date. Oh, you want the grandparents to see your child play? To hell with your healthy family dynamics, better pay up. It is mind boggling, and absolutely not worth the price.
  • My son just loves this place! I love how they change it up every couple of months. It really is a great place for your kids to learn, but also have fun at the same time.

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