We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

City Museum

701 N 15th St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1925
+1 314-231-2489
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Large museum with a really cool rooftop area

My daughter (nine) and I enjoyed our time at the museum. Some of the areas are dark and hard to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Krista P
,
Portage, Michigan
Childhood fantasies come to life

This is absolutely hands down the coolest, most amazing place I've ever been in. I think... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
KSarahGH
,
Houston, Texas
Read all 5,444 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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%
Travellers talk about
“story slide” (430 reviews)
“knee pads” (341 reviews)
“ferris wheel” (347 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
701 N 15th St, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1925
Downtown
CONTACT
Website
+1 314-231-2489
Write a ReviewReviews (5,444)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 5,382 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

My daughter (nine) and I enjoyed our time at the museum. Some of the areas are dark and hard to navigate (cave areas) but overall it was a lot of fun. The coolest part for us was riding the ferris wheel on the roof which...More

Thank Krista P
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is absolutely hands down the coolest, most amazing place I've ever been in. I think technically it's probably an art museum, but life size. I felt like Alice, I felt like Harry Potter, I felt like I was suddenly transported to every fantasy novel...More

Thank KSarahGH
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is price high but a must do if u are in town with children. We the adults even had fun. U spent open to closed in this place and I don't think we did ever thing that is how big it is.

Thank Tasha-Marie W
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was an amazing place ,so much to see so you need at least 2 days to see most of it . A few to few elevators and plenty of steps. Lots of great thrilling slides. Lots of aviation history.

Thank fgkelbel
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took a group of cross country teens to run the 15k Hot Chocolate run..went to breakfast and our club paid for the kids to go to the city museum and they had alot of fun. Of course, our team is basically alot of well...More

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is great for kids to spend several hours and enjoy all the amusement. It is also fancy architecture for the adults to peruse as well. If you are in Cinn, OH..........you should stop by.

Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expected it to be a complex web of climbing gyms, but didn't expect 19th century architecture and iron works, nor a live circus-like clown show. We spent just about a whole day there. Because it felt like -22 outside, we ate pizza at the museum....More

Thank Glenview_mom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday evening in the winter time. It was our first time and we found this place to be a blast. There were a lot of kids, but some adults also participating. There are no guides or instructions on what to do,...More

1  Thank matt t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our kids are 9 and 12 and we all enjoyed this! Everyone was timid at first and by the end we were all jumping into tubes and climbing around like crazy. We went for an afternoon, which was enough for us, but could easily spend...More

Thank Lynn M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in on a cold Saturday morning in January. Not crowded at all likely due to the season and weather. Really fascinating use of old and reclaimed materials. You can spend hours just trying to decide what the attractions are made from.

Thank Robert S
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 124 hotels in Saint Louis
Drury Inn & Suites St. Louis Brentwood
384 reviews
12.57 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites St. Louis at Forest Park
1,232 reviews
7.00 km away
The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis
925 reviews
11.49 km away
Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis
1,470 reviews
1.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Blondie's Coffee, Wine & Dessert Bar
52 reviews
.24 km away
Rosalita's Cantina
230 reviews
.28 km away
Medina Grill
21 reviews
.18 km away
Samwiches
46 reviews
.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Campbell House Museum
113 reviews
.25 km away
Scottrade Center
274 reviews
.77 km away
Peabody Opera House
124 reviews
.62 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Melanie E
7 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
0
Votes
sunnysunfish
31 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Kara W | Reviewed this property |
City museum. Hands down
0
Votes
cathyscott77
2 September 2017|
Answer
Response from CityMuseumSTL | Property representative |
Unfortunately no.
0
Votes