The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum – St Louis, Missouri Nationally acclaimed children’s museum offers more than 100 hands-on educational exhibits for kids from one to 101.
At The Magic House you will find four floors packed with more than 100 hands-on exhibits designed to be fun, engaging and memorable in a creative and stimulating environment.
Visit The Magic House to touch an electrically charged ball and make your hair stand on end; transform your silhouette into a kaleidoscope of color; lift yourself with a pulley; freeze your shadow on a wall; experiment in a water playground; make a three-dimensional impression of yourself; and zoom down a three-story slide!
The museum is digging into a major construction project that will double its size and add so much more. Features of special interest to teachers include a Conservatory to welcome school groups; new galleries with exhibits on a variety of curricular subjects including literacy, art, science, music and health; an Education Center with three flexible classroom spaces; the Star-Spangled Center, a unique learning environment with a courtroom, legislative chamber and Oval Office to house new exhibits and educational programs on citizenship; and additional free parking, restrooms and other amenities to ensure that every school tour is a magical experience. The current facility will remain completely operational during the 2007-2008 school year, and the new Magic House will open in the summer of 2008.
The Magic House will engage all children in hands-on learning experiences that encourage experimentation, creativity and the development of problem-solving skills within a place of
beauty, wonder, joy and magic.
Location: 516 S. Kirkwood Rd. (Lindbergh Blvd.), St. Louis, MO
Phone: (314) 822-8900