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City Museum

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Address: 701 N 15th St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1925
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Don't take the name so literally. We're about fun. Not your white walls,...

Don't take the name so literally. We're about fun. Not your white walls, walk around, and be quiet museum. If you want to climb around, get active with your kids or are a big kid at heart, we're the place. If you get freaked out easily, you might not want to come. We're four floors filled with miles of tunnels, a full cave system, over 30 slides, a circus, an arts area, a large outdoor climbing space, Architectural Museum, a Cabin that serves adult beverages, a Museum of Mayhem, Mirth and Mystery, and a ton more. Also, there's the roof with a Ferris Wheel and a bus hanging off its edge.

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Our kids had a lot of fun climbing around the city Museum. It was somewhat challenging for adults to go through but no less still fun. The climbing, the slides we enjoyed it all... read more

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Homer Glen, Illinois
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Homer Glen, Illinois
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53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Our kids had a lot of fun climbing around the city Museum. It was somewhat challenging for adults to go through but no less still fun. The climbing, the slides we enjoyed it all. You can spend better portion of your day at the city Museum. I recommend you get there early. The wristbands they give you allows you to... More 

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I heard so many great reviews from family and friends that I assumed the $13 per person admission would be worth it. This museum was whimsical and exciting- if you were a child or were part of a large group. My boyfriend and I found ourselves wandering aimlessly, and realized we needed more structure. There were no maps and very... More 

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Thank RachelAnn63
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a highly physical experience for those looking for exploration and adventure in an eye popping, truly unique environment. Those with mobility issues can use elevators while youngsters accompanied by adults climb their way to various floors via gnarled branches and rocks and rebar. Think "Chutes and Ladders" designed by Salvador Dali , Pee Wee Herman and The Hobbit.... More 

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Thank Tiffany W
Saint Louis, Missouri
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105 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My teenage kids went here and had a blast they explored everything from the roof down to the first floor and they said it was great so much that they want to came back and bring friends along next time.

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Thank jr L
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in St. Louis for the Robotics's World Championships, and heard about this from our hotel concierge. Boy did it stand up to the hype! This place was awesome!!! We were there for 6 hours and completely skipped lunch without realizing it! This place get 2 thumbs up from the whole family! If you are in St. Louis it's... More 

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Thank Gloria C
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is an attraction that anyone can have fun at. They have attractions for young children through adults. We go here without children. It is a great time.

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Thank Linda P
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My trip to the City Museum was nothing short of fantastic. Part of its charm is if you don't know it's there, you may not ever notice it. The building was so full of history and it was a blast, even for my party that consisted of three adults. At first I was iffy about having to pay because our... More 

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH
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185 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place is a kid's dream and even the adults can't resist some of the wild climbs. Nothing but 4 or 5 floors of fun and amazing things to see or do. One of the can't miss stops in the Midwest.

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New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

6 floors of unique Art sculptures that you can climb, slide and explore! Educational toys and gifts at the gift store. Many school groups visiting that day. Extra cost for top floor rides.

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Thank Kare2Bme
New York City, New York
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is definitely a place to take the kids (even the big ones liek you). Many activities and obstacles to climb and many slides to take advantage of while visiting. They have a rooftop Ferris wheel that gives you some great views.

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