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

4.6
#1 of 16 in Childrens Museums in Missouri
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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  • My family love visiting children's museums in any town we visit. My wife has visited The Magic House since she was a kid, and this was the first Children's museum we brought our son to when he was an ...  more »
  • Our group included twins ( 1.6 years old), a 2.3 year old, a 4.5 year old, and a 6.3 year old. For the 4 & 6 this place is a 5 star visit. For the 2, a 4 star visit, for the under twos only 2 stars. T...  more »
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  • The price was reasonable but you can't purchase tickets in advance online and we had to wait in a huge line, outside in the rain to get in. Inside it was packed. We couldn't really do what we wanted and it was hard to keep up with our kids because it was so full. It was also hard to find certain exhibits. They really should give you a map when you enter like a zoo does do you can easily get around. My children did enjoy the climbing structure that runs through the center.
  • The Magic House is pure family magic. It has a threat blend of education, work simulation and play. We have traveled to St. Louis annually for the past 3 years for The Magic House. My kids love all the types of work environments they can play in (grocery store, auto shop, construction, pizza shop, bank, library and many more. Their is a rotating exhibit each year. First it was Daniel Tiger. Last year it was a room to make you own pillow/blanket forts. This year it was a Mo Willems exhibit. Each one was super fun for the kids (and parents!) The lunch option were healthy and reasonably priced. The art area is exceptional. Leave a few hours for that area. We love everything about this place. Well worth the money.

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