The movie, which premiered 25 years ago, featured a kid named Ralphie who pleaded for a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas.
Fans can visit the house used in the filming of the movie, restored to its appearance in the film. There is also a museum displaying movie props and costumes. A Christmas Story House & Museum is located at 3159 W. 11th St. in the Tremont neighborhood. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $5.50 for kids 7-12. Hours are Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays, noon-5 p.m. The site is also open Wednesdays Dec. 10, 17 and 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., with the final tour beginning at 4:30 p.m., but it's closed Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Details at http://www.AChristmasStoryHouse.com