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Plan a Visit

The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum is a family attraction with hundreds of hands-on exhibits and activities that are both educational and fun!

Admission Cost

(Ages 1 & Above)

$ 11

(Ages 1 & Above)

This Week’s Hours

September 20 – September 26

  • Wednesday: 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Thursday: 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Saturday:   9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 12:00 pm – 5:30 pm

During the school year, special areas of the Museum open at 10:30 am, Tuesday through Friday for preschool children.
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This Week’s Hours

School Year Hours

Labor Day through Memorial Day

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12:00 pm  –  5:30 pm
Wednesday: 12:00 pm  –  5:30 pm
Thursday: 12:00 pm  –  5:30 pm
Friday: 12:00 pm  –  9:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am  –  5:30 pm

During the school year, special areas of the Museum open at 10:30 am, Tuesday through Friday for preschool children.
Click to learn more.

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School Year Hours

Summer Hours

Memorial Day through Labor Day

Monday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
Thursday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am  –  9:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am  –  5:30 pm
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Summer Hours

Upcoming Special Hours

Fall Break Hours

  • Fri., Oct. 06:   9:30 am – 9:00 pm
  • Fri., Oct. 13:   9:30 am – 9:00 pm

Thanksgiving

  • Mon., Nov. 20:   9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Tue., Nov. 21:   9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Wed., Nov. 22:   9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Thu., Nov. 23: CLOSED
  • Fri., Nov. 24: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Sat., Nov. 25:   9:30 am – 5:30 pm
  • Sun., Nov. 26: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
Upcoming Special Hours

Admission Rates

General admission is $11.00 (ages one and above).

Group rate is $6.00 (15 or more with one adult for every five children).

Active-duty U.S. military and their immediate family members (military ID holder and five immediate family members) receive free admission.

Senior citizens (65+) receive $1.00 off admission per person.

Foster families receive free admission with proof of a current foster home license.

The Magic House hosts Emerson Free Family Nights every third Friday of the month from 5:30 to 9:00 pm. These special nights enable a family (up to two adults and four children) to visit the Museum at no cost. Reservations are not required. Due to capacity regulations, space is limited.

Directions

516 S. Kirkwood Road
St. Louis, MO 63122

The Magic House is located in Kirkwood, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. Kirkwood Road is the section of Lindbergh Boulevard north of Highway 44 and south of Manchester Road.

From the Lindbergh exit, The Magic House is located one mile north of I-44 or four miles south of I-40/64.

Public Transit

Metro
Monday through Saturday, visitors can ride Metrolink to the Shrewsbury Station. From there take bus #56 to The Magic House. For schedules and additional information, please visit www.metrostlouis.org.

Amtrak
Amtrak’s Kirkwood Station is only five blocks from The Magic House with trains arriving daily. For schedules and additional information, please visit www.amtrak.com.

Parking

Parking is always free and is available in a large lot behind the Museum. During the summer and on weekends, additional parking is available at Nipher Middle School south of the Museum on Kirkwood Road and Concordia Lutheran Church across the street from the Museum.

Food Service

Food Service

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Quiet Space

Quiet Space

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