Kids can once again go to town learning about safety because Kirkwood Safety Town has returned to the Magic House. Co-created by The Magic House and the City of Kirkwood, this interactive exhibit is designed to education the region's youngest residents about safety. Kirkwood Safety Town features a child-sized neighborhood including a fire station, police station, electric company, farmers market, park, house, and even a train station!
Kids can hop on trikes to travel through the city, learning important traffic, electric and water safety skills along the way. From navigating a railroad crossing to practicing a fire drill, Safety Town also features a bike helmet-fitting station and scheduled visits from community helpers, including firefighters and police officers.
Special visits from Safety Town partners, including St. Louis Children's Hospital, Kirkwood Fire Department and the Kirkwood Police Department are set for:
Safety Town will be open at The Magic House through September 23 and is free with admission. For more information, visit magichouse.org
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.
Kids and teens ages 6-15 can practice and explore a variety of obstacles, fine tune their skills on a single obstacle, or practice running the customizable courses at Ultimate Ninjas Open Play. Registration is recommended.