The City Museum Adventure

City Museum is an enchanting combination of art and adventure housed in a former shoe factory in downtown St. Louis. What started as a simple passion project has become an expansive indoor and outdoor playground that draws in visitors worldwide. Designed by the world-renowned sculptor Bob Cassilly and his talented craftspeople, City Museum transforms worn-out urban artifacts into unique marvels.

City Museum’s enchanting landscape continues to evolve under the guidance of its creative director, Rick Erwin, and the team of designers and playground engineers. Each floor is packed with installations, attractions, and collections that await discovery from the top of the roof to the bottom of the subway. Whether you’re sliding down a mind-blowing, surreal sculpture or admiring an awe-inspiring exhibit, there’s something for everyone on every floor.

Get ready to immerse yourself in the maze-like hallways and dreamy alleys of the City Museum. With its ever-changing spaces and limitless imagination, the City Museum is a place where the imagination is endless. Explore the City Museum and discover a world of wonder in St. Louis!

Before you go, here are some things to know about the City Museum:

There’s something for everyone at the Museum, regardless of age or interest. From tranquil settings to exciting attractions, plenty keeps you entertained. You only need an active imagination and some kneepads (which you can get at the gift shop). Keep an eye on the website for the latest opening hours. Schedule, dates, times, and shows can sometimes change without warning, so it’s always best to check before you plan your trip.

The Rooftop is open almost all year round, weather permitting. You’ll be able to enjoy stunning views and thrilling adventures as you soar above the city. Gold Member pass holders can enjoy access to the Rooftop as a perk of their pass, while others can add on rooftop admission when they visit the museum.

With these tips, you’ll be ready to enjoy your Museum visit and make some fantastic memories with your loved ones:

Firstly, look at the Circus schedule to see if it’s open on your visit. It’s usually open at the same time as the museum, but you’ll want to check the daily Circus times on the lobby screen because they can change. The Circus has a fantastic selection of performances and events you won’t want to miss.

Second, be aware of the museum’s food and drink policies. Outside food and drinks aren’t allowed inside, except water bottles. But don’t worry, you’ll find plenty of kiosks inside the museum to buy refreshments during your stay. These kiosks have a wide selection of snacks and drinks that will energize you while exploring the City Museum.

Finally, make sure the museum is accessible. City Museum emphasizes accessibility. It has elevators, ramps, and ADA-compliant exits and entrances. If you need any help during your stay, don’t hesitate to contact a City Museum staff member. Lockers are also available for rent for a small fee. This is a great way to store your stuff while you enjoy the park.

Families are challenging themselves with activities like walking through the museum without stairs, using climbing pieces, and sliding down the exciting slides on the first floor. Many visitors have been to the City Museum as kids, returned as adults, and found it as fun and funky as they remembered. The eclectic decor adds to the fun.

Although there have been minor mishaps, such as minor injuries in one of the tunnels, the overall experience has been fantastic. The considerable obstacle course spans multiple stories and offers a rooftop adventure. Families on vacation will find it a great place to relax and unwind before the long car ride home. There is an indoor and outdoor playground, a climbing area, and plenty of activities to enjoy. The City Museum is one of the best places to visit when traveling with kids. The indoor and outdoor City Museum offers an exciting and unique experience for kids of all ages.

City Museum is not only fun but also educational. Visitors can learn while they’re playing. There’s plenty of climbing and exploring but be prepared for a few bumps and bruises. Especially if you have adventurous kids, guests say it’s a positive and exciting experience, with surprises around every corner.

If you plan to visit St. Louis, include the City Museum on your itinerary. With so much to see and do, including a rooftop adventure (if it’s open), it’s a must-visit destination for families looking for a memorable day in Saint Louis!

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