Plan your holiday visit
In addition to festive decorations, visitors can go on a snowman scavenger hunt, create unique snow-themed art projects, play a variety of snowball–themed carnival games and more throughout the entire month of December! This is included with regular museum admission.
Special Holiday Hours
December 19-23: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
December 24: 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
December 25: Closed
December 26-30: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
December 31: 10:30 a.m. – 5p.m.
January 1-2: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Whether you are shopping for family or friends, the most special gift of all is creating new memories! Click here to give the gift of play this holiday season.
Holiday Magic is sponsored by SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, showcasing the commitment to fostering community spirit and creating unforgettable memories for families during the festive season.
Create unique winter-themed art projects all month long in our Snowflake Studio. Learn how to make beautiful paper lace snowflakes, create a snowflake ornament and more!
Play at an indoor Snowball Carnival that includes a snow maze and a slide adventure within an ice castle! Play a variety of snowball–themed carnival games such as Snowball Toss, Ski Ball and Snowball Run!
Snowman Scavenger Hunt
Go on a snowman scavenger hunt throughout your favorite areas of The Magic House to find the answers to silly snowman jokes and decipher the secret word.
Festive Photo Ops
Capture your family’s merry moments with our festive photo ops like a towering two-story decorated tree, Santa’s sleigh, snowmen and more!
Letters to Santa
Send letters to Santa through a magical mailbox that transports your message directly to the North Pole.
Dine in our life–size gingerbread café! Click here to view our menu.