From the calendar
The Magic Tree House Exhibit is based on the popular time-traveling children's book series written by Mary Pope Osborne and illustrated by Sal Murdocca. Children can join the book's fictional characters Jack and Annie as they travel back in time to three important places and periods in American history: Plymouth Bay for the first Thanksgiving, a field hospital during the Civil War, and a one-room school house during the days of the pioneers.
In Thanksgiving on Thursday, children can climb Plymouth Rock, dig for clams on the beach, help prepare the feast in a Pilgrim house and set the Thanksgiving table. Children can then get swept up in the American Civil War with Civil War on Sunday, where they will have the opportunity to take a bumpy ride in a horse-drawn ambulance, play drums in a drummer boy's tent and work as a nurse in a field hospital. Continuing on their time-traveling adventure to the pioneer days, children are sure to be blown away by Twister on Tuesday where they can go to school in a one-room school house, drive the steam engine and experience a simulated tornado!
The Magic Tree House Exhibit is included with museum admission ($10 for ages 1 and up). The Magic House is located at 516 S. Kirkwood Road, St. Louis, MO, 63122. Call 314-822-8900