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City Museum

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Address: 701 N 15th St, Saint Louis, MO 63103
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+1 314-231-2489
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Don't take the name so literally. We're about fun. Not your white walls,...

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.

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FUN for all ages! Being a kid!

President' Day visiting St Louis my husband and I made this stop. We had heard great things and were not disappointed! This very interactive museum was so much fun and made us... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jerri L
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There was still a lot of very interesting things to see, but we were not small enough to crawl around in all the tight spots. My fear of heights didn't help either. I could see how kids would love this place.

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Des Moines, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

President' Day visiting St Louis my husband and I made this stop. We had heard great things and were not disappointed! This very interactive museum was so much fun and made us feel like kids! The caves were a bit dark in areas and we used our phone flashlights to see but this darkness didn't bother the kids crawling around!... More 

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Thank Jerri L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

City Museum is as unique as they come. Basically a 4 story jungle gym for kids and adults alike! You better bring your inner child though :)

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Thank kyle f
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We weren't sure what this was like but glad we came. Crazy paths all over like a wacky playhouse. We enjoyed the slides (even the 10 story one), the organ music, circus acts and the detailed decor. Must not miss if you have children or want to feel like a kid.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots to see, do and explore here! Great for kids of all ages, might want to bring knee pads and a flashlight for some of the tunnels. All the slides were my favorite! Definitely go!

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Thank Emma N
Gerald, MO, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I went with my son and grandchildren and had a great time. I would advise not to go with really young children (2 or under). We wanted to go on the slide but couldn't because of the youngest child in our group. You need to plan on an entire day because there is so much to see and do.

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Thank 129mildredg
Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family had the best time at the City Museum. It was a non-stop adventure. Just keep good hold on your phones when climbing!!

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Thank kjackson2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go atleast once a year. Once with kids once as a couple. It's fun for all ages as long as you can crawl and walk a lot. If you can't crawl just don't do the tunnels. Rooftop is awesome 10 story slide

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Thank Nick R
East Carondelet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to take the family...check out the slide...great fun for everyone.gets busy on weekends...

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Thank Terry H
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a unique space to hold/host a corporate event, you should definitely consider The City Museum. We had an evening event recently that was just great. The space itself is very inviting and visually appealing. It is conducive to gathering for conversation and also has some smaller spots for private conversations. Our group took full advantage... More 

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