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.
My experience at City Museum: 1. I slide down a slide a kid had shit in and got it all over my back. 2. I got refused a refund by guest services. I tuned around like "really? I've been here 20... Read more
There's no other place on Earth where you can see the World's Largest Underwear, a giant praying mantis, a walkthrough whale, a 1924 Wurlitzer pipe organ, a vault room from the 1800s, enchanted... Read more
Such a delightful experience in St Louis! An unexpected maze of twists and turns, pockets of dark cavernous tunnels and surprise slides that had us ungracefully landing on our butt. SO. MUCH.... Read more
- Sun, Thu: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Fri, Sat: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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