Cleveland, Ohio: Christmas Story House Team Field Report

3159 W. 11th St., Cleveland, OH
SE of the intersection of I-71 and I-90/490. From I-71 heading north, exit right at W 14th St, turn at 3rd right, Rowley Avenue to W. 11th St. It's right on the corner, to the right. Look for the Lady's Leg Lamp in the window.
M-Sa 10-5, Su 12-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $13.
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A Christmas Story House.

Christmas Story House

The house where the Parker family lived in the classic 1983 holiday film is open for guided and self-guided tours. Signs out front call attention to its significance. Report... [12/04/2011]

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Christmas Story House

$13 for a full blown tour of the house and museum...totally worth it! Take all the photos you want and you can handle props, such as the BB Gun, Lifebuoy soap, the turkey in the kitchen, and more! This is a not-to-be-mussed stop on your travels! Great gift shop, too!

[Buck Rogers, 05/20/2019]

Lifebuoy soap.

Christmas Story House

If you are in Cleveland, please don't miss out on this Ohio treasure! We take a Christmas Story Road Trip here around Christmas time...and can't get enough!

[ShutterGirl, 08/26/2017]

A Christmas Story House bathroom.

House From A Christmas Story

Two stories of A Christmas Story House to explore! Plus a museum, garage and gift shop!

[Ohio Tourist, 03/02/2016]

Official Red Ryder carbine action.

Christmas Story House

After years of fruitless wish-list yearning, the Christmas Story House now displays an actual "official Red Ryder carbine action, 200-shot, range model air rifle with a compass in the stock and this thing that tells time" used by Ralphie in the movie.

The BB gun, as described, never actually existed, so six were made as props for the film. One was given to star Peter Billingsley (who still has it along with his pink bunny suit) and one went to the film's production manager, who put it up for auction in 2015. Christmas Story House owner Brian Jones bought it for $10,000, and now has added it to the permanent exhibit in the Christmas Story House Museum.

No amount of cash, however, can buy one of the film's three original Lady Leg Lamps; they were all destroyed during production.

[ Team, 12/02/2015]

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