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Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
+1 314-577-9400
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Sunny day to decompress

My family went here for quiet walk. It is a beautiful place. Huge selection of exotic and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Oncotron1
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Lovely gardens

This garden destination is absolutely worth the trip. You can walk the 72 acres of beautifully... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
snorkel2013
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis was founded in 1859 by Henry Shaw. Today, the Garden is a National Historic Landmark and a center for science, conservation, education and horticultural display - widely considered one of the top three botanical gardens in the world. It features 79 acres of horticultural displays, including indoor conservatories and demonstration, formal and international gardens.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
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+1 314-577-9400
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family went here for quiet walk. It is a beautiful place. Huge selection of exotic and beautiful plants and flowers. My wife and enjoyed it very much.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This garden destination is absolutely worth the trip. You can walk the 72 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens or take a tram/trolley ride around the park. We loved, loved it & would definitely visit regularly if I lived in the area. It's also a wedding...More

Thank snorkel2013
Reviewed 2 days ago

These gardens reminded me of visiting the zoo but for vegetation. There are truly beautiful and amazing. Don't miss the Shaw home. The volunteer docents are most helpful. One major problem is that one will not have enough time to visit everything!

Thank 67kewpie
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the city's most known unknown jewels. Not only is the Garden amazingly beautiful it's extremely educational. Year round exhibits, classes and events that’ll keep you environmentally sharp. The Garden is simply magnificent for browsing purposes, meetings, a relaxation day of the mind, date...More

Thank Christy A
Reviewed 3 days ago

My daughter had her recent wedding here in the Japanese Garden section. Very pretty-- the priest called it "God's Natural Cathedral !!" The Gardens staff and the caters did a very outstanding job, and were very accommodating including rides for older guests!! The reception and...More

Thank 416edb
Reviewed 4 days ago

I would have given the Botanical Gardens a top 5 star rating if it weren't for the one glaring drawback...they have poor customer service on both their website and I never could get anyone to answer the phone when I tried to call! Not Cool...More

Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a must see attraction in St. Louis. We held my daughter's wedding reception here in September 2017. One word says it all, Beautiful!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have (small) children - take them here. I honestly think this was a our 3 and 5 year olds favorite stop. I will say I wasn't expecting it to cost to enter but the kids were free and the adults $12 per person,...More

Thank lmcarey34
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's amazing that such a beautiful and tranquil place can be found in the middle of the city. Once you enter the doors and head out to the garden you can forget about the highway and the ruckus going on around it. There is always...More

Thank vls510
Reviewed 1 week ago

There was not as much to see in August as there would be in spring or fall, but we were still happy with our visit. The "Climatron" - a protected tropical biosphere - was interesting with all of the tropical botanicals. The reflecting pools with...More

Thank David R
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jrc144
18 August 2017|
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Response from JMCSTL | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The Children's Garden is located in the approx. middle of the property, so you have to pass through the main ticketing entry to get there. Check the Drury Hotels website for a $1 discount admission offer; staying at... More
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Bruce K
1 August 2017|
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Response from Jerome M | Reviewed this property |
The Botanical Gardens are less than a half hour away from Bush Stadium. If you like flowers and horticultural things, this is a place for you to visit. If not, don't.
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Samantha A
26 July 2017|
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Response from stuffmosley | Reviewed this property |
I would think so. I would bet they would have everything decorated with a holiday theme. Maybe call ahead or go online to ask about special exhibits at that time of year.
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