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The Magic House

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Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122-5926
Phone Number:
13148228900
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12:00 - 17:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 17:30
Fri 12:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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This fun-filled attraction offers kids many hands-on learning activities...

This fun-filled attraction offers kids many hands-on learning activities and provides a special area for younger children.

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Great Place for kids

Lots of stuff to do! Kids can have fun while it's still educational, they just don't realize it! Make sure you have several hours to spend as there are several different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of stuff to do! Kids can have fun while it's still educational, they just don't realize it! Make sure you have several hours to spend as there are several different attractions they will want to spend lots of time at.

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Thank Misty B
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Too crowded. Too many kids not supervised. Inside. Loud and not my style. Good place for moms or schools to take kids dad stay home or work

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Thank Nick R
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must-see and do for families with younger children. The Magic House is one of our favorite activities when we are visiting St. Louis. There is so much to see and do and the exhibits change often. We recommend getting a picnic basket and eating outside on a warm, sunny day!

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Thank TheyCallMeMommi
St. Louis, United States
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My twin grandsons (boys, 4yrs old) recently had their birthday party at the St. Louis Magic House. It had been some years since I had taken my two children there and WOW, was I surprise. The staff itself during the handling of the party was on point and all of the children who attended along with their parent or parents... More 

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Thank Ed D
Goodlettsville, Tennessee
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32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My 6 y/o son and I drive to STL from Nashville, and spent 3 hours at the Magic House on a Saturday in January. He loves it here. There is never a quiet moment. Lots to do and great fun. This place is a diamond. DO NOT miss this.

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Thank Crashvic
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47 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is such a great place for little kids. I would probably suggest ages 1-10. I could see older kids getting bored with it.

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Thank Dez N
Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Magic House is a great place for kids to stand awe-inspired with the magic of science. There are so many cool things for kids to do and learn here it's incredible! This is a must-do for all kids in the St. Louis area!

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Thank Travis F
Kellogg, Iowa
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had about three hours at the Magic House and could have easily spent more time there. My kids are 3 and 5 and they had plenty to do. There were things for older kids as well. It was fun and educational all at the same time. If we return to St. Louis soon the magic house will be on... More 

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Thank jmarievw
Saint Louis, Missouri
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94 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's really a children's museum. It's huge and really entertaining for any age kids from toddlers to pre-teens. You can't even go thru the whole place in a day!

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Thank wasagordon
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

lots of science type stuff for kids. kind of like the Science Center only geared more towards kids than adults where as the Science Center is geared toward all. If taking small kids, I would choose this over the Science Center.

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