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Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
+1 314-577-9400
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We spent all day here!

There is so much to see here, plan on spending at least half a day so that you don't feel rushed. I... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephanie P
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Chicago
Gorgeous garden

We only had about 3 hours but walked through the beautifully laid out garden paths. Due to time of... read more

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tecateBrenham
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Brenham, TX
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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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“lantern festival” (197 reviews)
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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

There is so much to see here, plan on spending at least half a day so that you don't feel rushed. I spent about 5 hours here, including a break for lunch at their garden restaurant (which was delicious).

Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We only had about 3 hours but walked through the beautifully laid out garden paths. Due to time of year, flowers were not abundant but thoroughly appreciate the gardens and what it takes to maintain it. Wonderful gift shop also.

Thank tecateBrenham
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is such a beautiful park/garden. There is such a wide variety of horticulture that something is blooming every season.

Thank blafata
Reviewed 3 days ago

On our first day in Missouri spent a few hours here in the morning. Loved it. Beautifully landscaped and well maintained. Lots of places to visit, sit secluded etc. Japanese garden gorgeous and so relaxing. Nice little eating vendors too (not sure if that is...More

Thank foodfancierEastCoast
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been to the Missouri Botanical Garden several times and always find something new. The grounds are beautiful, educational and just a joy to walk around in. There is truly something for people of every age. We plan to go back many times. Would highly...More

Thank arkitkt
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the few paid attractions in STL, the gardens are beautiful. Though not the large sculpted landscapes some other cities boost, the grounds are peaceful and well done. The events are always top notch and they typically are one of the first to have...More

Thank KellySueWilson
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I live here never been to the botanical gardens. I was amazed over how beautiful it is. I will definitely be back more. Can't wait to see the new Renovations. A must see if you're in St.Louis

Thank BarbieNKevinL
Reviewed 6 days ago

Once a year the botanical garden is host to a special festival called, 'The Best of Missouri'. It is a great place to obtain local products, from honey, baked goods and other foods to hand made furniture, wine, jewelry. If you are a garden member,...More

Thank Brendanumber1
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have found things to enjoy when the snow is on, in the rain or on a glorious sunny day the garden is always wonderful.

Thank Shan62
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is beautiful - Amazing architecture and beautiful plants throughout the park. The historical buildings are wonderful. I have never seen lily pads as big as the ones in the park.

Thank LP8011
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Jason C
6 October 2017|
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Response from JeepCub | Reviewed this property |
Unless you are a botanist, a morning or an afternoon is enough to see the highlights. Otherwise you could spend a lifetime. :)
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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
31 July 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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