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Located at 3159 W 11th Street in Cleveland, Ohio, you can visit the actual Parker house from A Christmas Story. Superfan Brian Jones bought the house for $150,000 on eBay in 2005. He spent an additional $350,000 to restore the inside and the outside to look exactly how it did in the movie. In 2006, A Christmas Story House opened as a museum for costumes and the props actually used during production. And while you’re at it, watch out for the top Christmas movies guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit.
It’s a musical!MGM/UA/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock
In 2009, a musical based on A Christmas Story premiered at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, Missouri. Noted songwriting team Pasek and Paul did the music and lyrics for the show, while Joseph Robinette wrote the book. A Christmas Story: The Musical eventually made its way to Broadway in New York City in 2012. If you like musicals, then here are the Broadway musicals you really should have heard of by now.