KIDS’ TO-DO LIST
281-acre ancestral estate of the Busch family includes animal shows, camel rides, pony rides, paddleboats, Clydesdale stables, the Tier Garten animal feeding and petting area and a tram ride through the 160-acre Deer Park. See website for hours. Free admission; parking $12 per car. www. grantsfarm.com. 10501 Gravois Rd., east of Lindbergh Blvd., 314.843.1700. Map 3- 8D.
Fun and learning go hand-in-hand at this thoroughly participatory children’s museum. Activities include a magnetic ball wall, musical instruments, radar-measured slide and much, much more. Open M-Th 10am-5:30pm, F-Sa 10 am- 8 pm, S 11 am-5:30 pm. $10.95 kids 2-17, $5.95 adults. www.stlmyseum.com. 238 Lamp and Lantern Village, Clayton Rd. at Hwy. 141, 636.220.7930. Map 3- 6A.
SAINT LOUIS SCIENCE CENTER
Investigate, explore, and engage with science through fun and interactive learning experiences. 700+ permanent galleries, live science demonstrations and special exhibitions. General admission is free; fee for some exhibits and experiences. Open M-Sa 9:30 am- 4:30 pm, Su 11 am- 4:30 pm; open first F until 10 pm. Parking $10. www.slsc.org. 5050 Oakland Ave., just west of Kingshighway, 800.456.7572 or 314.289.4444. Map 4-3E.
SAINT LOUIS ZOO
One of the top zoos in the U. S. houses more than 24,000 animals, many of them rare and endangered. Admission to the Zoo and most exhibits is free. Adventure Pass (covers many ticketed attractions) $12.95. Open daily 9 am-5 pm. Parking $15. www.stlzoo. org. In Forest Park; follow signs., 314.781.0900. Map 4-2D.
Saint Louis Zoo