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Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
+1 314-577-5100
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wonderful!

we loved this garden. it was so beautiful and well maintained! and large! ypu can spend a complete... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
IngridFMS
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
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Very Nice

When I go to a city I try to visit the botanical gardens. St Louis is nice. It is very clean and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
oregondba
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Beaverton, Oregon
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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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4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
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+1 314-577-5100
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

we loved this garden. it was so beautiful and well maintained! and large! ypu can spend a complete day here. we loved the hosta garden and the Japanese garden very much. it costs $12 per adult.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When I go to a city I try to visit the botanical gardens. St Louis is nice. It is very clean and well maintained. I was surprised at the price. As an out of tower It was about $12 per person. However it made for...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

I could have spent most of the day at this wonderful garden instead of just the afternoon. We took the tram ride first and then explored after eating lunch at their nice café. My favorite section was the large Japanese Garden which surrounds a lake....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a beautiful haven of the lovliness Missouri has to offer. The Missouri Botanical Garden has been a family favorite for decades. St. Louis does attractions best, a first rate zoo, museums and this. I have enjoyed taking my grandparents here in my younger years...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unbelievable- I’ve been to a lot of these in the US and Europe. This beats them all. Spend a day there. Take the guided tour ( free with $12 admission). It’s wonderful.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are members of the Chicago Botanic Garden, so when we went to St. Louis, we were very curious to see what the St. Louis Botanical Garden had to offer. Our Chicago membership got us in for free which was nice. Parking is way closer...More

Thank Henry A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really liked the plants in the Climatron (geodesic dome). Also liked feeding the koi in the Japanese garden (bring quarters).

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We became members of the gardens a few years ago but had been with family years earlier a few times. The membership has been worth every penny and then some. This place is amazing and I have an incredible experience every time we visit. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely garden, in the middle of a big, historic city, boasts a river, restaurant, museum, special exhibits, music in the park, and lots of green space and TREES!!!!! Bring your own GLUTEN FREE snacks. Free parking along the streets; paid parking lots. GREAT for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to this garden twice. Once at Christmas and this time in the spring. We have visited many gardens and this is our favorite. Very well maintained. We loved the Climatron. We spent about 3 hours in the gardens and still did not...More

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