The Magic House

The Magic House

Welcome to The Magic House, the St. Louis Children's Museum located in Kirkwood. First opened in 1979 in a quaint little 5,500 square foot Victorian mansion, this museum provides guests with educational exhibits, hands-on activities, and regular entertaining and educational events.

Inside your students will have the opportunity to explore hundreds of interactive exhibits that are designed to 'pique curiosity, spark imagination, and foster a lifelong love of learning'. The exhibits and subjects discussed in each meet national and state academic standards and the variety of hands-on educational experiences work to promote critical thinking and collaboration. Here are some exhibits you will see during your visit:

  • Children's Village
  • Nature Play
  • Waterfall Patio
  • STEAM Center
  • Canfield Station
  • Future Play
  • Star-Spangled Center
  • Jack and the Beanstalk

There are k-8 field trip options onsite, with extra educational resources and opportunities. Magic House serves about 60,000 schoolchildren annually!


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