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Plan a Visit

The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum is a family attraction with hundreds of active learning exhibits and activities that are both educational and fun! Plan your visit, and explore our exhibits, with our online map!


Advance reservations are required!
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Take a Virtual Tour of The Magic House!
• Main and Upper Floor
• Lower Level

Admission Rates

General admission is $12.50 (ages one and above).

Group rate is $6.50 (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. Contact info@magichouse.org for details on how to reserve your free visit.

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.

This Week’s Hours

July 5 – July 11

  • Sunday: 11:00 am – 5:30 pm
  • 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 – 8:00 pm
  • Saturday:   9:30 am – 5:30 pm
This Week’s Hours

School Year Hours

Labor Day through Memorial Day

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11:00 am  –  5:30 pm
Wednesday: 11:00 am  –  5:30 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am  –  5:30 pm
Friday: 11:00 am  –  8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am  –  5:30 pm

During the school year, special areas for preschool children open at 10:30 am, Tuesday through Friday. 

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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  –  8:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am  –  5:30 pm
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