A Christmas Story House
**Please note that we are closed from February 13th- February 24th, 2017 for annual maintenance. We will re-open on February 25th. Thank you for your patience.** A Christmas Story House, now restored to its movie splendor, is open year round to the public for tours. Directly across the street from the house is the official A Christmas Story House Museum, which features original props, costumes and memorabilia from the film, as well as hundreds of rare behind-the-scenes photos. Among the props and costumes are the toys from the Higbee’s window, Randy’s snowsuit, the chalkboard from Miss Shields’ classroom and the family car. After reliving A Christmas Story at Ralphie’s house don’t forget to visit the museum gift shop for your own Major Award Leg Lamp and other great movie memorabilia. You can even shop through our online gift shop here. Proceeds from the gift shop help support and maintain A Christmas Story House & Museum.
We are located at 3159 W. 11th St., Cleveland, OH 44109 in the Tremont neighborhood. Just five minutes from downtown Cleveland.
Normal Hours of Operation:
We are open year round
7 days a week from
10am – 5pm.
To help you get around better once you arrive we recommend you check out the campus map of our property.
Tours run every half hour starting at 10:15 am. The last guided tour is an hour before closing. Self-guided tours continue to run through 30 minutes before closing. Tour times may vary slightly. Tickets must be purchased prior to the last tour. Tickets can be purchased at our gift shop or in advance through our online gift shop Our physical gift shop is located diagonally across the street from the house. Click here for a campus map.
***Open Year Round – 7 Days a Week***
A Christmas Story House and Museum is open year round, 7 days a week from 10am – 5pm.
A Christmas Story House, Museum and Gift shop are closed, Easter, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day, and all other Major Holidays.
Children 3 to 12: $7.00
(Children 2 & under: FREE)
Seniors (60+): $9.00
Military (active and retired) may purchase up to 4 admission tickets at 50% off (valid military ID required or proof of service required).
Admission information: (216) 298-4919 or email@example.com
Tickets include access to both A Christmas Story House and the accompanying museum.
Tickets can be purchased at the gift shop or in advance through our online gift shop. Tickets are valid for any visit and never expire.
The museum and gift shop are both located across the street from A Christmas Story House. The museum is directly across the street and the gift shop is in a separate house (white with black trim) to the left of the museum.
We accept all major debit and credit cards.
Tips while never expected or required for your tour guide are always welcome if you feel they have done an exceptional job and provided a memorable experience.
A Christmas Story House has a FREE parking lot (6 spots) and FREE street parking on the streets in front of and directly adjacent to the property. Please see map below.
A couple of residents adjoining A Christmas Story House run PAID parking on their property. They will often try to wave you into their lots even though there is still plenty of free parking. A Christmas Story House is not affiliated with either of these operations.
When arriving at A Christmas Story House, we recommend looking for FREE street parking before paying to park.
Red Roof Inn offers the “Ralphie Rate”*!
Room Accommodations at any of the four Cleveland locations
Admission for two to A Christmas Story House
Special A Christmas Story Keepsake
FREE appetizer at Bac Chinese Restaurant
Choose from one of these Cleveland area locations for this special package:
6020 Quarry Lane
4166 St. Rt. 306
29595 Clemens Rd.
17555 Bagley Rd.
Middleburg Heights, OH
Reservations can be made online at RedRoof.com using promo code 609881 or over the phone by asking for the “Ralphie Rate”.
(800) RED-ROOF (800-733-7663).
*Starting at $99.99
The Renaissance is just 5 minutes from A Christmas Story House & Museum and directly adjacent to The Higbee Building on Cleveland’s Public Square.
Trivia Fact: During the filming of A Christmas Story in 1983 the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel is where the cast and crew stayed while filming in Cleveland. Back then it was known as Stouffer’s Inn on the Square.
The Renaissance Cleveland Hotel is located at 24 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44113. (216) 696-5600
A Christmas Story cast reunion around the Leg Lamp.
The Parker Family: Mom, The Old Man, Randy and Ralphie.
A Christmas Story House in the closing scene of the movie.
A Christmas Story House Featured on Today Show
A Christmas Story House featured on TV Guide special “The Cast of A Christmas Story: Where Are They Now”