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City Museum

701 N 15th St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1925
+1 314-231-2489
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Trip to Chad

A very unique place to visit . It was raining on our visit so the rooftop was closed ,but there was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Daniel W
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Waupaca
A St. Louis Gem

This is my favorite place to bring visitors to in St. Louis. This isn't your regular boring museum... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
R847LIelizabethl
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Don't take the name so literally. We're about fun. Not your white walls, walk around, and be quiet museum. If you want to climb around, get active with your kids or are a big kid at heart, we're the place. If you get freaked out easily, you might not want to come. We're four floors filled with miles of tunnels, a full cave system, over 30 slides, a circus, an arts area, a large outdoor climbing space, Architectural Museum, a Cabin that serves adult beverages, a Museum of Mayhem, Mirth and Mystery, and a ton more. Also, there's the roof with a Ferris Wheel and a bus hanging off its edge.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ferris wheel” (339 reviews)
“all ages” (660 reviews)
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701 N 15th St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1925
Downtown
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+1 314-231-2489
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A very unique place to visit . It was raining on our visit so the rooftop was closed ,but there was plenty to do .The Caves are interesting but can be spooky especially on a weekday with no one around, The rest of the building...More

Thank Daniel W
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is my favorite place to bring visitors to in St. Louis. This isn't your regular boring museum where you have to keep quiet and read plaques the whole time. It's an entire up-cycled playground. This is a place to run, climb, crawl and explore....More

Thank R847LIelizabethl
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a museum like no other. It's located in an old downtown warehouse and covers several floors. There's interactive activities for all ages but mostly aimed at kids but don't get me wrong, adults will be astonished as if you were young again. Plan...More

Thank johninok
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Like no other hands on museum fun! There's lots of crawling and exploring so this place is best for elementary age through young teens. If you have a preschooler I suggest you find a friend or family that can crawl into all the tiny crevices...More

Thank Sylvia T
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you don't like big open spaces high up, you might want to skip this place. If you have kids that love to climb way up high, they will love it.

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have two teens,13 year old boy and 16 year old girl. My son is always asking to go here, and both of them love this place. This trip was my son and his cousin. We could only stay about 4 1/2 hours. They were...More

Thank Darren D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While some crawl spaces aren't too accommodating for full-sized people, the many stairs and slides made this so much fun!! The roof is a must-see- fascinating architecture and a beautiful ferris wheel ride! I recommend wearing comfy shoes and clothing that allows you to crawl,...More

Thank Kelsey B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Word to the wise: Be sure to wear sneakers or you’re just asking for a twisted ankle. Bring your wallet because it isn’t cheap with a handful of kids in tow. The life sized art is tremendous. The kids can’t get enough. The indoor kid...More

Thank 38bernadetteh
Reviewed 1 week ago

I first visited this place when my kids were preteens. They are now in their 30's and still consider this their favorite visit in St. Louis. It is convenient to downtown, and everyone, young and old love it. Nothing like you have ever seen.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago

City museum is a fantastic place to visit. I highly recommend people of all ages to visit. What a fun place to go. It is totally unbelievable !! I could go there again and again. There is something for everyone. I took my two Grandsons...More

Thank tom t
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Melanie E
8 November 2017|
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Response from CityMuseumSTL | Property representative |
Friday evening will be the least crowded time of the holiday weekend. We do allow kids in after 5 pm, we just require them to be with an adult 18 years old or older.
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sunnysunfish
1 November 2017|
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Response from Kara W | Reviewed this property |
City museum. Hands down
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cathyscott77
2 September 2017|
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Response from CityMuseumSTL | Property representative |
Unfortunately no.
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