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Roadtrippers by Anna Hider: “A Museum With a Crazy Slide, Giant Ball Pit and Even a Ghost or Two”

City Museum is a museum, consisting largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects, housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St. Louis, Missouri.…

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Twisted Sifter: “St. Louis’s Epic MonstroCity”

Opened in 1998, City Museum consists largely of repurposed architectural and industrial objects and is housed in the former International Shoe building in the Washington Avenue Loft District of St.…

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Parents.com: “The 15 Best Children’s Museums in the U.S.”

Entering the exhibit hall of the new Exploratorium, we’re greeted by a sight that gives us all pause: two water fountains, one standard issue, the other a toilet fitted with…

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Mental Floss

It’s hard to describe St. Louis’s City Museum to people who haven’t been there, but calling it a giant playground is a good place to start…

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BoingBoing.net by Maggie Koerth-Baker: “The City Museum: St. Louis’ Happy Mutant Wonderland”

At one point — I think it was about halfway through climbing the twisting warren of dark staircases and pipe organ parts that leads to the top of the 10-story…

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Chicago Mag by Whet Moser: “St. Louis’s Wondrous City Museum”

This weekend I went to St. Louis to experience two family-friendly temples of merriment. The first was Busch Stadium. The other was the City Museum. The name makes it sound…

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Muleskinner Staff: “City Museum Still Dazzles Amid Somber Anniversary”

Fifteen years ago, City Museum debuted to big crowds dazzled by its magical mishmash of architectural relics, pop culture ephemera, carved critters and secret passageways. But another anniversary looms large…

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Bob Cassilly, Playscape Creator Fueled by Whimsy, Dies

The epiphany for Bob Cassilly came when he was building an underground city in the dirt beneath the porch of his family home…

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