Largest state-of-the-art laser tag arena coupled with Demolition Ball. Groups from 10 to 500. Complete party planning.
America's Incredible Pizza Company, St.
Over 60,000 sq ft of incredible food and fun! In addition to the pizza buffet, the indoor Fairgrounds include go-karts, mini golf, bumper cars, mini-bowling and a huge game room.
The Butterfly House
A cultural and educational attraction. Visitors will see over a thousand butterflies in free flight and actually witness the mystery of metamorphosis.
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
Largest prehistoric city north of Mexico, dating from AD 700-1400. Interpretive Center has impressive show, dioramas and exhibits of Mississippian culture and artifacts. Suggested donation: $4/adults, $2/children, $10/family. Call for more information. Seasonal tours; groups by appointment.
Challenger Learning Center-St. Louis
Unique hands-on space simulation experiences for students, community organizations, corporations and the general public. Reservations required.
St. Louis' own intimate one-ring theatre circus, where no audience member is more than 40 ft. from the center of the ring. Performs every summer in the Grand Center arts and entertainment district.
Explore the unexpected at this exciting, interactive museum for children and adults. City Museum is a mixture of funhouse, playground and architectural marvel. $12.00 per person.
Citygarden is a stunning new addition to St. Louis and an oasis on the heart of a major America city’s downtown: a vibrant and serene blending of lush plantings and internationally renowned sculpture with delights of water, stone, architecture and design. Designed with no fences or gates, Citygarden is completely open and accessible to the public year-round. Located within walking distance of the Gateway Arch. ADA compliant. The Terrace View is restaurant open Monday-Saturday for lunch and dinner.
Delmar Loop Planet Walk
Take a 3-billion-mile walk (12,880 ft.) from the Sun to Neptune. Enjoy the informative markers of each planet along this scale model of the solar system. Free and open all year.
Where fun and action collide. Bumper cars with a purpose. Two courts. Groups from 10 to 500.
Ted Drewes Frozen Custard
A St. Louis tradition on Old Route 66 since 1929. Known for specialty “concrete” shakes, so thick you can turn them upside down. Mar. - Jan., open daily.
Laser Rock Laser Tag Center, world's largest laser tag arena, family friendly, d.s. vespers Sports Pub & Eatery, The Links Miniature Golf Course and large video arcade. 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis, off IL rte. 15.
Everydaycircus & Circus Harmony
Circus Day Foundation and everydaycircus make your day a circus day with circus entertainment and classes plus party rental space at City Museum.
1820s estate of Missouri’s second governor (Thornhill), Faust Historical Village, restored 1920s Dentzel carousel, the Butterfly House and Webster University Community Music School. Village interprets history of 1840s-1880s. Historical Village and Thornhill tours by appointment at group rates. $1 carousel rides. See website for link to upcoming events.
One of the largest urban parks in the United States. At 1,371 acres, it is approximately 500 acres larger than Central Park in New York City. In 1904, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the greatest of the World’s Fairs, drew more than 19 million visitors from around the world to Forest Park. Recently renovated with $100 million in updates. Contains the Art Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Jewel Box greenhouse, History Museum, The Muny theatre, 7.5-mile biking, jogging and skating path, skating rink and lakes. FREE.
Gateway Arch-Jefferson National Expansion Memorial
The Gateway Arch Riverfront, highlighted by the majestic Gateway Arch, attracts more than four million guests each year. At 630 ft., our nation's tallest man-made monument has plenty of exciting activities. Take the tram ride to the top, see a documentary film, experience a giant screen movie, visit the Lewis & Clark exhibit in the museum and go shopping. Open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. Extended summer hours.
Compliments of Anheuser-Busch, Inc., this Busch family estate was once owned by Ulysses S. Grant. Animal shows, petting area and a tram ride through the wildlife preserve. No reservations required. Nominal parking fee. Open mid-Apr. - Oct. Call or visit website for complete hours.
The Magic House, St. Louis Children's Museum
Nationally-acclaimed children’s museum offers hundreds of hands-on educational exhibits for kids from one to 101. Explore the Children’s Village, Star-Spangled Center and Jack and the Beanstalk Climber. Extended summer hours. Admission $8.50; children under 1, free. Free parking.
One hour west of St. Louis. Guided tours of natural wonder. Motel and campgrounds, gift shop, restaurant, boat rides, canoe rentals. Open daily. Extended summer hours. $19.00 adults; $9.50 children, 5-11; under 5, free.
Missouri Botanical Garden
A National Historic Landmark founded in 1859 with 79 acres of scenic landscaping and historic structures. Don't miss the Climatron® tropical rain forest, the Japanese Garden, Seiwa-en and founder Henry Shaw's Victorian home. $8, adults; free to children 12 and under. Seasonal narrated tram tours, restaurant, gift shop. Free parking on-site.
Museum of Transportation
More than 300 pieces including steam, diesel and electric locomotives, passenger and freight cars, automobiles, streetcars, buses and aircraft. $6 adults; $4 children and seniors age 65 and up.
Museum of Westward Expansion
Explore the world of the American Indians and the 19th-century pioneers who helped shape the history of the American West at this museum located beneath the Arch. Contains an extensive collection of artifacts related to the westward expansion of the U.S. An authentic American Indian tipi, an overview of the Lewis & Clark expedition and Indian Peace Medals are just some of the highlights.
Full-throttle fun featuring racetracks, rides and attractions for all ages. Arcade, event and party areas. Great food and NASCAR retail store. Open year round.
Live pets, displays, hands-on activities and animal demonstrations. Mid-Mar. - mid-Nov. Reservations required. I-44 to Gray Summit exit, Hwy. 100 N. to County Rd. MM. Turn left. Entry one mile on left. FREE.
Raging Rivers WaterPark
Forty minutes from St. Louis on the Great River Road (Rte. 100). Giant wave pool, body flumes, Endless River, Tree House Harbor, family interactive play area. Open Memorial Day - Labor Day. All Day Splash: guest fees, $14.95-$17.95, children under 2, free; PM Splash (after 3 p.m.): guest fees, $10.95-$13.95.
Saint Louis Art Museum
Built as the Fine Arts Palace of the 1904 World's Fair and one of the nation's leading comprehensive art museums. Collections include works of art of exceptional quality from virtually every culture and time period. Highlights include free admission to special exhibitions on Fri. and programs that range from films to performances. FREE.
Saint Louis Science Center
Explore 700 exhibits, the OMNIMAX® Theater, planetarium, special traveling exhibitions and more. Group rates available. Open daily. No general admission charge.
St. Louis Union Station
A National Historic Landmark with more than 85 unique specialty shops, restaurants and entertainment venues. Memories Museum, self-guided walking tour and free guided tours. FREE.
St. Louis Walk of Fame
More than 125 stars and informative plaques honoring famous St. Louisans are set in the sidewalks of The Loop, the exciting restaurant, shopping and arts & entertainment district designated “One of the 10 Great Streets in America.” Stars include John Goodman, Chuck Berry, Bob Costas, Tina Turner and Nelly. FREE.
Saint Louis Zoo
Home to more than 22,805 exotic animals, many of them rare and endangered. These 800 species represent the major continents and biomes of the world. Set in the rolling hills, lakes and glades of Forest Park, the Saint Louis Zoo is always a great place to be. FREE.
Six Flags St. Louis
Non-stop, over the top, high-speed thrills around every turn. Heart-pounding roller coasters, family rides and attractions are just the ticket to fun for kids of all ages. Visit Hurricane Harbor, a 12-acre water park, free with theme park admission.
Swing-A-Round Fun Town
The place for family fun for all ages in St. Louis. Go-karts, bumper-boats, three mini-golf courses, batting cages and 80 arcade games. Group rates. Corporate parties.
Giant turtle sculptures overlook Forest Park and I-64. Open year round. FREE.
Upper Limits Rock Climbing Gym
Located downtown next to Union Station, sporting 35-ft. walls and 10,000 sq. ft. of climbing. The gym offers classes, birthdays, groups, scout programs, team building, summer clinics, and more.
Located in City Museum, World Aquarium provides for an enhanced visit for hours of fun and learning. Pet a shark, feed and pet stingrays, crawl through huge waterfall displays, experience a giant-sized sand castle beach all while learning more about the aquatic ecosystems of the world. More than 10,000 living animals from all over the world in large and small exhibits.
World Bird Sanctuary
Live eagles, owls, hawks and more exhibited in a convenient 305-acre park setting. Hiking trails, bird watching, picnic areas and knowledgable naturalists offer unique environmental entertainment. FREE.
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