Membership Events

As a member, you are invited to exclusive events, including previews of special exhibits, holiday parties, members-only mornings and ice cream socials, all when the museum is closed to the public. You also receive reduced rates on special events such as Fairy Tale Tea, Breakfast with Santa and More!

Grandparent Member Event

Sunday, August 28, 2016
6:00 – 8:00 pm

Grandparent members are invited to a sweet evening out on the town with their grandchildren. Explore the Museum and top off the night by decorating your own cupcake with colorful toppings and explore the entire Museum. The icing on the cupcake is that this is free for Grandparent members.

Cost:

Free to members.
Reservations are required


Member Appreciation Week

September 13-16, 2016

Two, four, six, eight – who do we appreciate? Our members! As a special thank you for your wonderful support, we’re having a Member Appreciation Week! During the week of September 13-16, The Magic House will be open special hours just for our members! No reservations are required – just come early to play and enjoy the Museum all to yourselves!

Cost:

Free for members.


Kings, Queens and Castles Preview

Friday, September 30

Members get the first move! Get in the game early with a special sneak peek of Kings, Queens & Castles. Show your membership card at the door on Friday, September 30 from 9:30 am to 9:00 pm for early admittance to the exhibit.

Cost:

Free to members


Happy Birthday Magic House Member-Only Morning

Sunday, October 16
9:00 to 11:00 am

It’s The Magic House’s birthday, and we want to spend it with our members! Join us in wishing The Magic House a very happy birthday at a festive members-only morning. Enjoy doughnuts, yogurt, juice, milk and coffee and the Museum all to yourselves on this special day

Cost:

Free to members. Reservations required.


Halloween Members-Only Morning

Monday, October 24
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Get ready for some early morning magic with your little pumpkins at our Halloween Member-Only Morning. This bewitching member-only event is perfect for even our youngest members since there are no scary tricks, only lots of fun treats! Play and trick-or-treat throughout the entire Museum; enjoy yogurt, milk, juice and a special brew for the adults (available in regular and decaf!) and be treated to some wickedly good doughnuts. The Halloween Member-Only Morning is a free member-only event and reservations are required. Don’t forget to dress in your Halloween best! 

Cost:

Free to members. Reservations required.


Member Halloween Party

Tuesday, October 25

Wednesday, October 26

6:00 to 8:00 pm

The Magic House is inviting you to a spook-tacular member-only Halloween party. Children of all ages are invited to dress in their most “boo-tiful” Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters and trick-or-treating throughout the Museum. 

Cost:

Free to members. Reservations required.


Grandparent Member Breakfast and Holiday Performance

Saturday, December 3
9:00 am

Grandparent members are invited to start the morning and the holiday season off right with our Grandparent Member Breakfast and Holiday Performance. Enjoy a delicious breakfast with your grandchildren followed by a special 10:00 am showing of The Imaginary Theater Company's, A Gnome for Christmas, a warm-hearted holiday musical inspired by a Scandinavian legend. The first floor of the Museum will also be open early before our public hours just for grandparents and their grandchildren to explore. Reservations required.

Cost:

The cost for this theatrical event is $6 per person.


Storytime with Santa Members-Only Morning

Monday, December 12
9:00 am to 12:00 pm

You must be on Santa’s good list because he’s coming to town early just to meet our members at our Storytime with Santa Member-Only Morning. Listen to a holiday story, enjoy a delicious breakfast of yogurt, doughnuts, juice and coffee and have the Museum all to yourselves at this very merry member event. Little ones will even have the opportunity to visit with Santa, so be sure to bring your cameras! Storytime will take place at 9:30 am, 10:30 am and 11:30 am in the Museum’s Whitaker Theater. We hope to see you with bells on!

Cost:

Free to members. Reservations required.


Storytime with Santa

Tuesday, December 13

Wednesday, December 14

6:00 to 8:00 pm

The Magic House is setting out a plate of cookies for Santa and our members for Storytime with Santa. Listen to a holiday story, enjoy a bedtime snack of milk and cookies, get in the holiday spirit with some of your favorite Christmas carols performed by the Kirkwood Children's Chorale, have the whole house to yourselves and even sit on Santa's lap. Don't forget your cameras! Storytime will take place at 6:30 pm, 7:00 pm and 7:30 pm in the Museum's Whitaker Theater. It's sure to be a jolly good time. Ho, ho, hope to see you there!

Cost:

Free to members. Reservations required.