City Museum

750 N 16th St, St. Louis, Missouri 63103 USA

1,506 Reviews
Closed Now
Opens Thu 10a
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  • Wheelchair
  • Public
  • No Wifi
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The brainchild of an eccentric sculptor, this self-described "phantasmagorical wonderland" is a shoe warehouse turned "museum of cities" and was designed to engage kids and adults alike in art. Bring kneepads and a sense of adventure; you'll need it, since there are no maps to the ten-story slide, the world's largest underwear, the pinball collection, or any of the other wacky surprises hidden within.

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“A museum with a terrifying slide, giant ball pit, and even a ghost or two..”

Expect the unexpected. City Museum is a hundred-year-old warehouse in downtown St. Louis in which artists have repurposed the pieces of old cities to build miles of tunnels, slides, climbers, bridges, and castles. There are secret passages and grand galleries. Playgrounds and ball pits. A circus and a train. A rooftop school bus and a Ferris wheel.

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This place looks like pretty normal from the outside but the inside is MASSIVE. There is 11 floors of wonder to explore, no maps 'so you can get lost' and all sorts of crazy things to see. Its... Read more

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Kiara N.

This place is perfect if visiting with kids, but not so great if not. City Museum came highly recommended of things to do while in St. Louis. We purchased our tickets online prior to arriving. As... Read more

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Erin P.

The artist built City Museum is gem within St Louis. It's an incredibly unique wonderland with numerous spaces to explore, mosaics/art galore, retro vignettes that are social media worthy &... Read more

City Museum

750 N 16th St
St. Louis, Missouri
63103 USA


Closed Now
  • Sun, Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Fri, Sat: 9:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Wifi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
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