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kids posing by a crab statue at the St. Louis City MuseumCity Museum  

The #1 Voted Family Attraction in the world is right here in St. Louis!  This unique play space is perfect for all family members, no matter their age. 

Explore 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.”

750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103

Advanced reservations required.

 

 

Hartford Coffee Company  

(Hopes to resume dine-in options soon. Kids play area to open when it is safe to do so.)

Located in South Tower Grove Park, this charming establishment has coffee and bakery items, but also kid-friendly menu items like goldfish and animal crackers!  While adults sip coffee and utilize free wifi, kids can play in the adorable play space.

3974 Hartford Street Saint Louis, MO  63116

Free. 

 

 

HealthWorks Children’s Museum 

Open for group reservations of 10-30 people only at this time.

HealthWorks strives to inspire the community to make positive oral and overall heath choices.  Featuring the world’s largest fiberglass teeth, a pretend dental office, medical office and pharmacy, and many other interactive exhibits about the human body, entertain the entire family!

1100 Macklind Ave Saint Louis, MO 63110

 

 

History Clubhouse at The Missouri History Museum 

Reopens in June, 2021 – Reservations are required.

Learning history is a hands-on experience at the History Clubhouse, an interactive space specially designed for families. Explore downtown St. Louis, with re-creations of iconic buildings that stand up to 15 feet tall. Then take a trolley ride back in time to serve food at a café during the 1904 World’s Fair, pilot a steamboat on the Mississippi River, and play house in the ancient city of Cahokia. Dress up in period costumes, put on a puppet show, fish over the edge of a canoe, and so much more.

Open Wednesday through Sunday, from 10 AM to 4 PM

5700 Lindell Blvd St. Louis, MO 63112

 

 

Ikea Småland

(Store is Open – Play Space Temporarily Closed – Check Online for Further Updates)

A fun play space for potty-trained kids while their parents shop at Ikea. 

1 IKEA Way, St Louis, MO, 63110

Free.

 

 

Rise Coffee House

This hip coffee house is located in The Grove and has an adorable kid’s play space located behind a quaint white picket fence!  Pastries from Whisk and coffee are the perfect parenting break while kids indulge in arts and crafts, activities, story times, and more. 

Open Wednesday through Sunday, 8 am – 4 pm.

4176  Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Free.

 

 

St. Louis Aquarium Union Station

Your journey through the St. Louis Aquarium starts along a freshwater river and the shallow waters of a salt marsh, then moves into the deep, dark abyss of the open ocean. Browse our galleries to see what’s in store for you when you spend an afternoon at the most unique indoor attraction in St. Louis!” In addition to the Aquarium, Union Station is home to a ropes course, mirror maze, mini golf course, and the St. Louis Wheel.”201 South 18th Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

 

St. Louis Science Center

“Welcome back to the Saint Louis Science Center. To all the worlds inside it, big and small. To atoms and oceans, sand and stardust, dinosaurs and dark matter.” The Science Center is free to enter, and you will easily be able to spend an entire afternoon exploring their exhibits, seeing the latest Omnimax movie, learning about the stars in the Planetarium, experiencing their latest special traveling exhibit, and more!”

5050 Oakland Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63110

 

Upper Limits

Rock climbing for all ages! Enjoy the climbing play area or scale true rock walls!

326 S 21st Street, St. Louis, MO 63103

 

 

Urban Play Fort

Open for private playdates.

Urban Play Fort is a place to gather with adults while letting children let their imaginations run wild and work out some wiggles.  Free wifi and a cafe with food and drink make this the perfect cosy place to get some work done, or socialize with adults. 

1854 Russell Blvd St. Louis, MO 63104

Prices start at $8 for unlimited play all day, and $6.50 for additional siblings. Play passes are also available. 

 

Wild Wonder Outpost at The St. Louis Zoo

This discovery room at the Zoo provides unique opportunities for children, age 0 to 8, and guardians to explore the wonders of the natural world together through play spaces. A backyard wildlife simulation, animal care corner, Wildlife Theater, Cubs & Pups Pad for kids under two and more complete this fun area at the zoo!

One Government Drive St. Louis, MO 63110

Prices and hours vary based on day and time.

America’s Incredible Pizza Company  

Go-Karts, bumper cars, laser tag, mini bowling, XD theater, games, roller coaster simulator and more entertain all in you family!

5254 South Lindbergh Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63126

Prices vary based on activities.

 

 

 

Amp Up Action Park 

High-energy activities such as elevated ropes course, axe-throwing, go-karts, laser tag, virtual reality and human hamster balls provide unique experiences for all. 

13901 Manchester Rd. Town & Country, MO 63011

Prices vary based on activities.

 

 

Bounce U Chesterfield

17365 Edison Avenue, Chesterfield, MO 63005

Bounce U St. Louis

4403 Meramec Bottom Road, Suite C St. Louis, MO 63129

If you can walk, you can bounce on Bounce U’s gigantic inflatables! Specializing in unforgettable birthday parties, Bounce U also features open play times so kids can burn off energy and get some much needed exercise. 

Prices vary based on day and time.

 

 

Butterfly House

“The Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House is a not-for-profit organization which was established in 1995 to increase awareness of the natural habitat in which butterflies thrive. Sophia M. Sachs was the widow of Sam Sachs, who founded Sachs Electric Co. and was influential in the development of Chesterfield, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.  Mrs. Sachs retained her wonder of discovery until her death in May 1999.  She shared that beauty with children of all ages through life.  This facility is named in honor of her generous spirit.”

15050 Faust Park, Chesterfield, MO 63017

 

a baby sitting on a butterfly metal bench at the Butterfly House in St. Louis

 

 

Chick-fil-A 

Double whammy here! Knock out lunch and playtime at this kid-friendly restaurant, located all around the St. Louis area. 

Multiple STL area locations.

As Chick-fil-a locations open for indoor dining, play places will open as well.

Free

 

Chuck E. Cheese

Where a kid can be a kid! Games, play space and yummy food are just some of the entertainment you’ll find at area Chuck E. Cheese’s!  

720 South County Centerway, St. Louis, MO 63129

 

 

DEFY – Flying Spider Extreme Air Sports 

The ultimate trampoline experience! Plus a ninja warrior course, extreme dodgeball, AirDunk, SlackLine, trapeze, foam pits, and places to practice your aerial tricks.

14820 Manchester Rd. Ballwin, MO 63011

Prices vary.

 

 

 

Dream Play Recreation 

**Pay 2 Play is Canceled Indefinitely**

17373 Edison Avenue Chesterfield, MO 63005

 

Epic 6 Laser Tag & Sports Arena

**Permanently Closed**

601 Gravois Bluffs Blvd Suite G, Fenton, MO 63026

 

 

Frisco Train Store

Frisco’s huge play area is full of multiple train tables, with tunnels, bridges, and of course TRAINS.  They also have a large wooden kitchen play area.  

24 Front Street Valley Park, MO 63088

Free, however the store relies on sales and donations.

 

 

Grandma’s Playroom

Enjoy open play in this indoor, fun play area! Spaces are limited, so be sure to call ahead!

9981 Lin Ferry, St. Louis, MO 63123

 

 

a black and white photo of an antique airplane 

Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum

(Temporarily Closed – Check Online for Further Updates)

Located at the Creve Coeur Airport in Maryland Heights, over 50 antique airplanes are available to get up close and personal with. There are even a few guests can explore inside!

Hours vary based on time of year.

3127 Creve Coeur Airport Road  Maryland Heights Missouri 63146

 

 

Kirkwood Early Childhood Center Discovery Room

(Temporarily Closed – Check Online for Further Updates)

KECC’s Discovery Room is a stimulating environment open for playtime! With everything from sensory bins, arts and crafts, and toys for kids from birth to 5 years old, and more. 

Open Tuesdays, Thursday & Friday (and select Saturdays) from 9:30-11:30am through the end of the school year. 

100 North Sappington Road, Kirkwood, MO 63122

Price is $5 per child, $8 for 2+ children for two hours. Payable by check only. 

 

 

The Magic House

Reservations encouraged, though walk-ups are welcome.

A unique play space that has everything from a pretend kid-sized town, water play, art space, baby play area and more! 

516 S. Kirkwood Road St. Louis, MO 63122

Admission is $12. Kids under 1 are free.

 

a boy in a white lab coat using a microscope at The Magic House  

 

McDonald’s Play Areas

Grab an easy meal and let your kids have a great time playing after!

Locations all over the St. Louis area. 

Free. 

 

Monkey Joe’s

Giant inflatables keep kids of all ages entertained and provide a great workout. 

9061 Watson Road St. Louis, MO 63126

$10.99 for unlimited play. Ages 2 and under play for $6.99. Adults are FREE.

 

 

 

Museum of Transportation

See all things that GO at the Museum of Transportation! Trains, cars, even a streetcar grace this fun museum. 

2933 Barrett Station Rd St. Louis, MO 63122

$5 for kids 3-12 | $15 for ages 13 and older | Seniors, Military, and First Responders $12

 

a boy in a construction hat playing with play bricksMyseum

Open at limited capacity.

Scientifically fun and unique, interactive exhibits ensure everyone who visits Myseum will not only learn a thing or two, but have a GREAT time doing it!  Recommended for ages two to twelve, don’t forget to bring socks! 

283 Lamp and Lantern Village Town and Country, MO 63017

Monday – Friday, 10am to 3 pm | Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm | Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

 

 

 

 

Powder Valley Conservation Nature Center 

Masks are required inside buildings.

Bird-watching, nature observing, a 3,000 gallon aquarium, tree house, and various native wildlife exhibits are a unique way to stay warm, while still engaging with nature. 

11715 Cragwold Rd., Kirkwood, MO 63122

 

 

Rockin’ Jump Shrewsbury 

So much more than a trampoline park! Rockin’ Jump also boasts a dodgeball arena, Slam Dunk Zone and a Ninja Course! Designated jump times for kids 6 and under and special night time events round out this fun activity park.

7375 Watson Road Shrewsbury, MO 63119

Pricing varies based on time and event.

 

 

 

 

Sky Zone

Trampolines, Skyslam, Ultimate Dodgeball, Foam Zone, Skyhoops, Skyjoust, Ultimate Volleyball and more are available at all three St. Louis area locations of Sky Zone. 

631 Gravois Rd., Fenton, MO, 63026

Prices vary based on date and time. 

 

 

 

Swing Around Fun Town

Year round fun with mini golf, batting cages, an arcade, and more!

335 Skinker, Fenton, MO 63026

 

Upper Limits

Rock climbing for all ages! Enjoy the climbing play area or scale true rock walls!

1874 Lackland Hill Parkway, Maryland Heights, MO 63146

17375 Edison Avenue, Chesterfield, MO 63005

 

We Rock The Spectrum 

We Rock The Spectrum is all about inclusion, healthy play, and socialization opportunities for kids, their parents, siblings and friends. Suspended equipment, trampolines, crash mats, sensory-based toys and more are perfect for ALL kids, no matter their abilities. 

Hours vary depending on location

2075 Bentley Plaza Dr, Fenton, MO 63026

10513 St. Charles Rock Rd, St. Ann, MO 63074

Adrenaline Zone

Where else can you take your friends of all ages and keep them entertained all day? On one side, Demolition Ball, the action packed game played in bumper cars. On the other, Adrenaline Zone, one of the largest multi-level laser tag areas in the state. In the middle of all of the action are video games, pool tables, foosball tables, and more!

1875 S Old Hwy 94, St. Charles, MO 63303

 

 

Chick-fil-A 

Double whammy here! Knock out lunch and playtime at this kid-friendly restaurant, located all around the St. Louis area. 

Multiple STL area locations.

As Chick-fil-a locations open for indoor dining, play places will open as well.

Free

 

 

Chuck E. Cheese

Where a kid can be a kid! Games, play space and yummy food are just some of the entertainment you’ll find at area Chuck E. Cheese’s!  

2669 Veterans Memorial Parkway, St. Charles, MO 63303

 

 

Kokomo Joe’s 

Escape rooms, Go Karts, laser tag, inflatables, bumper cars, a carousel, arcade, mini bowling, a laser maze and more keep everyone in your family entertained! 

4105 N Cloverleaf Dr St Peters, MO 63376

Prices vary based on activity. Open 10 AM to 10 PM daily. 

 

McDonald’s Play Areas

Grab an easy meal and let your kids have a great time playing after!

Locations all over the St. Louis area. 

Free. 

 

PlayStreet Museum

Reservations required.

Play Street Museum is an interactive children’s museum and indoor play area purposefully designed to encourage a young child’s sense of independence, exploration, and creativity.”

1650 Beale Street #138, St. Charles, MO 63303

 

Swing Around Fun Town

Year round fun with mini golf, batting cages, an arcade, and more!

3541 Veterans Memorial, St. Charles, MO 63303

 

Urban Air Adventure Park

So much more than a trampoline park!  Urban Air features Sky Rider indoor coaster, ropes courses, climbing walls, warrior course, and SO many trampolines.  

5993 Mid Rivers Mall Drive Cottleville, MO 63304

Prices and hours vary based on day and ticket type. 

Chuck E. Cheese

Where a kid can be a kid! Games, play space and yummy food are just some of the entertainment you’ll find at area Chuck E. Cheese’s!  

10850 Lincoln Trail, Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Prices vary based on game packages.

 

 

 

Edwardsville Children’s Museum

Temporarily closed due to COVID. 

“Making education fun in the Metro East at ECM! The Edwardsville Children’s Museum mission is to stimulate curiosity and cultivate learning at the age of wonder. ”

722 Holyoake Road, Edwardsville, IL 62025

 

 

Sky Zone

Trampolines, Skyslam, Ultimate Dodgeball, Foam Zone, Skyhoops, Skyjoust, Ultimate Volleyball and more are available at all three St. Louis area locations of Sky Zone. 

10850 Lincoln Trail Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Prices vary based on date and time. 

 

 

Urban Air Adventure Park

So much more than a trampoline park!  Urban Air features Sky Rider indoor coaster, ropes courses, climbing walls, warrior course, and SO many trampolines.  

67 Ludwig Drive, Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Prices and hours vary based on day and ticket type. 

 

 

We Rock The Spectrum 

We Rock The Spectrum is all about inclusion, healthy play, and socialization opportunities for kids, their parents, siblings and friends. Suspended equipment, trampolines, crash mats, sensory-based toys and more are perfect for ALL kids, no matter their abilities. 

Hours vary depending on location

1015 Century Drive, Edwardsville, IL 

Pricing starts at $10 and varies based on time and day.