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The Magic House

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Address: 516 S Kirkwood Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63122-5926
Phone Number:
13148228900
Today
12:00 - 17:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Tue - Fri 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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fun place for kids

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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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Thank Gary B
Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hands on and please touch interactive activities that are sometimes educational (prisms and water and sand .. oh my) and sometimes just fun (a pretend supermarket where they can buy or charge whatever they want), defies being pigeon holed as a "museum" or anything you've taken taken the kids to before. A guaranteed hit in the 10 y/o and younger... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So this place is a fun couple of hours for the kids under the age of 8 or so. In my opinion (and my daughter's) it is a little boring for older children. I also think that the price is a bit high for what is offered. If you have younger children and can find a good deal, give it... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter and I took my grandkids here, and spent the entire day checking out all the fun things to do. There are simply too many things to tell about; just know, your kids will LOVE it! One of the very best kid's museums I've ever experienced We were very impressed!

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Thank Massdane
southern Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Has many thing for everyone to do and see. Exhibits range from simple things for small children to more advance for the teenagers. Adults can also learn and see things that otherwise would not be present.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought this might be our last visit to the Magic House based on the age of the child with whom I was traveling (11), but we were wrong. There is so much to do that she spent the entire day keeping busy and active and will return again, and again. There are activities for every age, and I would... More 

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Thank Jo S
Sumter, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place to let the kids (5, 4, 22 months) play when it's cold outside. Of course, everyone else had the same idea. There are lots of fun activities for the kids. I recommend taking your time and letting the kids enjoy themselves.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands on activities for all. Plenty to see and do. Cost was only $10 to get in the door and worth the price. Three floors and 2 buildings of all different things to do, see, and learn

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for kids under 13. We just visited again after a long absence. Our kids loved it and wanted to stay until closing. The last time we came, about 5 years ago, we also liked it. Some renovation of the original side the Magic House has been mainly for the good. If memory serves me, it was much more... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited over Christmas break and the bad part was finding a parking spot as their lot and the school next door were both full and then a line out the door to get in plus busy inside so I suggest going a different time but it is awesome! We have a 4 & 7 year old and perfect ages.... More 

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