About The Magic House @ MADE
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, The Magic House opened its first permanent satellite location on Delmar Boulevard in the City of
Created in partnership with the Cortex Innovation Community and MADE STL, the 7,000 square foot interactive space supports the Museum’s mission to engage all children with hands-on learning experiences that spark imagination, pique curiosity, enhance creativity and develop problem-solving skills. Housed on the second floor of MADE STL, The Magic House @ MADE is divided into four areas: a Makers Workshop, Artists Studio, Designers Lab, and an Entrepreneurs Market Place. In addition, a large classroom is available for programming space for field trips, after-school workshops, weekend birthday parties and summer camps.
Camp Magic House @ MADE
This summer, The Magic House invites campers to turn their ideas into something incredible at The Magic House @ MADE satellite location! Taking place in the all-new kid-focused makerspace in the heart of the City of St. Louis, children ages 6 to 13 will have a truly unique experience as they become makers, artists, designers and entrepreneurs.
Makers Camp: Get ready to stretch your imaginations, engage in collaboration and inspire innovation during this all-day STEAM-focused camp. Makers will become immersed in everything @ MADE as they gain experience with laser cutting, screen and 3D printing and “sew” much more! Our week will end with a showcase of camper’s magnificent creations for friends and family to enjoy.
Full-day, weeklong camps are held from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. Lunch is not provided. $200 per child
Creative Computing Camp: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) Let’s get coding! Creative Computing invites campers to complete daily design challenges using LEGO Robotics. Campers will experience some of the latest technology in creative coding as they learn about Microbits, basic electronics and even sew their own wearable technology. Camp concludes with a Friday Coding Comprehensive Showcase, giving campers the chance to show off their hard work to friends and family at the conclusion of camp.
Laser Cutting: (1:00 – 4:00 pm) Campers will have laser focus this week as they learn some of the basics of laser cutting projects. From engraving, to cutting wooden models, to creating their own stencils, your kids won’t want to miss out on being a part of this cutting edge camp! Don’t cut out too fast – a special showcase will take place at the conclusion of camp.
Artists: (9:00 am – 12:00 pm) Ready, Set, Create! Campers experiment with a variety of materials, collaborate with fellow artists and create expressive works of art in the @ MADE Art Studio. Plus, children will have the chance to put down their pallets and paintbrushes to explore each of the @ MADE studios. The week will conclude with a magnificent gallery curated by campers and their counselors.
Ceramics: (1:00 – 4:00 pm) It’s time to get your hands messy! Budding artists will have a chance to throw, coil and carve into some clay, learning various building techniques and experimenting with a variety of surface designs. From throwing on the wheel to sgraffito (carving into a painted surface), ceramics camp is sure to leave a lasting impression on your child’s summer. The week concludes with a special ceramic showcase open to friends and family.
Half-day, weeklong camps are held from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm or 1:00 – 4:00 pm.
$100 per child per session. Campers attending both the morning and afternoon session may participate in a supervised lunch club between camp programs, additional $20 fee and pre-registration required. Register now. Lunch is not provided.
All campers must be registered in advance. Children must have completed Kindergarten before entering camp. @ MADE summer camp sessions take place at 5127 Delmar Blvd. For questions about @ MADE camp, please call 314-288-2529.
Plan a Visit @ MADE
Admission to The Magic House @ MADE is $5.00 for anyone ages 1 and older.
Family Memberships, offering unlimited admission to The Magic House @ MADE, will be available beginning at $50. Active-duty U.S. military and their immediate family members (military ID holder and five immediate family members) receive free admission. Foster families receive free admission with proof of a current foster home license.
Hours of operation at the satellite will be consistent with The Magic House’s Kirkwood location, allowing for groups to experience guided field trip tours during the school year, prior to public visiting hours.
Monday through Thursday: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 5:30 pm
School Year Hours:
Tuesday through Thursday: 11:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Friday: 11:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am to 5:30 pm
5127 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63108
Frequently Asked Questions:
Learn more about The Magic House @ MADE here.
Free Family Night @ MADE
Free Family Nights at The Magic House @ MADE are sponsored by St. Louis Children’s Hospital on the third Friday of every month. Thanks to the support of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, this event offers free admission to families (up to two adults and four of their own children) from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. Due to capacity regulations, space is limited and reentry is not allowed.
Membership @ MADE
Your family can enjoy unlimited admission to The Magic House @ MADE for just $50 per year. Check our membership page for details!
Field Trips @ MADE
The Magic House @ MADE Guided Field Trip Program
Kindergarten through Grade 8
Available September through May, Tuesday through Friday 9:30 to 11:00 am
The Magic House has opened a permanent satellite location in the City of St. Louis on Delmar Boulevard, just two blocks west of Kingshighway! The Magic House @ MADE features 7,000-square-feet of interactive space including four areas: a Makers’ Workshop, an Artists’ Studio, a Designers’ Lab and an Entrepreneurs’ Marketplace. In addition to a guided design challenge experience, students will have the opportunity to engage in real-world, hands-on STEAM experiences they can’t participate in elsewhere, from designing for a 3D printer to learning simple robotics. Reservations required.
Birthday Parties @ MADE
Have your child’s party at The Magic House @ MADE! Reserve a private party room and enjoy 45 minutes to open presents and enjoy refreshments you bring yourself.
Designed for children ages 4 to 14, your guests can explore over 7,000 square-feet of interactive space including a Makers Workshop, Artists Studio, Designers Lab and Entrepreneurs Marketplace. Party guests will have the opportunity to design a rocket, enjoy an introduction to robotics, learn to silkscreen, ‘paint’ on a digital easel and more!
Cost: $50 room rental fee is due when making your party room reservation. $5.00 per person is due on the day of the party.
Number of Guests: Up to 30 guests, one adult is required for every five children.
Become a MADE Mentor
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