Enchanted Caves at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

City Museum Enchanted Caves

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Running through the center of the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri, is a series of elaborate caves and shoe shafts that wind up the 10-stories inside of the building, from the very top to the very bottom. And at most every turn there is another creature coming out of the foundation .

Enchanted Caves at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

Enchanted Caves at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

The spirals are built within the original structure of the shoe factory. Shoes would be places within the spirals so they could easily travel from the top to the loading dock below.

Enchanted Caves at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

Enchanted Caves at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

One was turned into a giant ten-story slide. That I didn’t go down. Because I am a chicken. But hopefully someday I will make it…

Enchanted Caves at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

Enchanted Caves at the City Museum in St. Louis, Missouri.

Site: The City Museum
Location: 750 N 16th St, St. Louis, MO 63103
Cost: General Admission (ages 3 years and up) – $12.00. Additional charges for roof-access and World Aquarium.
Hours: Winter Schedule: Sun 11am-5pm, Mon – Tues Closed, Wed – Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri – Sat 9am-1am; Summer Schedule (Starting March 15): Sun 11am-5pm, Mon – Thurs 9am-5pm, Fri – Sat 9am-1am
Date: March 20, 2010

Val

Val is the founder and head road tripper at Silly America. Having grown up near Berwyn's famed car kabob, The Spindle, and a restaurant with a cow on its roof, her fascination with roadside attractions started early. Today, Val has visited over 300 roadside attractions across 31 states and is constantly on the lookout for the next BIG thing!

Val also blogs about her life, travels, and cats on her personal blog, Choosing Figs.

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