The Magic House St. Louis Children's Museum

Special Preschool Hours at The Magic House

The Magic House offers special morning hours for families with young children Tuesday through Friday during the school year. Select exhibits open at 10:30 a.m. before the entire museum opens at noon. Preschool Hours feature exhibits that are geared toward children ages 2-8, but anyone is welcome to visit.

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Chinese New Year Celebration at The Magic House

The Magic House is celebrating the kick off to the Year of the Pig with a festival of fun! Families can enjoy a Lion Dance performance (10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.), and Chinese face painting as well as celebrate the opening of The Magic House's newest World Traveler Gallery exhibit Children's China. 

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Splash and Bubbles Breakfast

Fishing around for something fun to do? Swim on over to The Magic House for the Splash and Bubbles Breakfast! Guests will have a whale of a time as they nibble on a delicious breakfast, make fish faces at the photo booth, participate in some very fishy art activities, explore the Mu"sea" um and enjoy private playtime in the newest exhibit Splash and Bubbles: Dive In, Lend a Fin! Reservations are required.

 

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Not-So-Haunted House at The Magic House

It's the Not-So-Haunted House that is oh-so-fun! Kids of all ages are invited to dress in their most "boo-tiful" Halloween costumes and have a ghoulishly good time trick-or-treating at The Magic House and getting autographs from their favorite storybook characters.

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Big Truck Day at The Magic House

Big trucks will be a big deal at The Magic House on Big Truck Day. Visitors can register to attend a Big Truck Day celebration where they can get up close and personal with a cement mixer, crane, fire truck and more.

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Living in Space
Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Space adventures await at this free, out-of-this world workshop! Kids will complete an important space mission and build a model space station. 

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Science Storytime with Ready Readers
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Little ones can enjoy an interactive reading of a science-themed story followed by a related hands-on activity. A different book is featured each week.

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Water Waddlers Indoor Drop-In Swim
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Thursday, March 21, 2019

Stop in and have some fun in the indoor pool at the Lodge of Des Peres with your little one at this drop-in swim time for kids up to age 6. No pre-registration is needed; Water Waddlers is open to residents and non-residents of Des Peres.

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