Visiting St. Louis


Public transportation can be used to visit The Magic House.


Visitors can ride Metrolink to the Shrewsbury Station. From there take bus #56 to The Magic House. For schedules and additional information, please visit



Amtrak’s Kirkwood Station is only five blocks from The Magic House with trains arriving daily.


From Downtown St. Louis

During summer and weekends, families can make a day of it by riding the train into Kirkwood from the downtown station, the St. Louis Gateway Transportation Center. Train 311 leaves downtown St. Louis at 8:30 am and arrives in Kirkwood at 8:59 am. Spend a fun-filled morning at The Magic House exploring hundreds of interactive exhibits on display. You can even grab some lunch at the museum’s Picnic Basket Cafe, before catching the Train 314 at 12:28 pm and arriving back downtown by 1:10 pm.


West of St. Louis

The Amtrak Missouri River Runner arrives daily at the Kirkwood Station in time to visit The Magic House in the early afternoon with a return train later that same day. Visitors can leave from Kansas City, Jefferson City, Hermann and Washington, Missouri. For more information on train schedules in your community, please visit


HOJO Museum Road Trip Package

Stay two nights at any Howard Johnson in the US & Canada (use the code SFA when booking) and you will receive two free tickets you can use at our museum all summer long. Special offer valid May & June 2015 and tickets can be used through Labor Day 2015. Visit for more information.