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Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
+1 314-577-5100
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We have been members for at least eight years. We visit at least once each season. The lights... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carol E
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Crestwood, Missouri
Orchid show great

The orchid show is now in progress until 3/25. This year has plenty of new varieties to see. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sj2013_13
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Washington, Missouri
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have been members for at least eight years. We visit at least once each season. The lights during December are beautiful.

Thank Carol E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The orchid show is now in progress until 3/25. This year has plenty of new varieties to see. The room is perfect. Soft music playing in the background adds to the experience. The theme is tastefully decorated to achieve maximum appreciation of the orchids and...More

Thank sj2013_13
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Missouri Botanical Garden is an excellent place to visit and explore. There are both indoor and outdoor exhibits.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time children really enjoyed awsome family fun. Nice tour after visiting science center.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Japanese Garden actually visited by the present Royal Couple of Japan. Chihully glass and creative lighting, reflects of plants, trees and water features. WOW.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The botanical garden is always beautiful and an incredible experience but we recently went to the Garden Glow and it is definitely worth the cost. We went with three 13 year old girls and I wondered how long they would be entertained but they took...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in an interesting time of year and had the wrong idea. I thought like many, it was going to be one huge bio like dome. We thought there wouldn’t be much outside while a ton inside. Quite wrong, but Def didn’t hurt it....More

Thank Danny D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

MOBO Gardens is beautiful! It offers year round activities and is a highlight to the St. Louis region. It's romantic, historic and never gets old.

Thank Amber B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Botanical Garden is as great as any you'll find in the US. The Climatron is a geodesic dome designed by Buckminster Fuller that houses plants from 5 different climates under one roof. The Japanese Garden is one of the largest in the US and...More

Thank JayReiter
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere of the gardens and aromas of the flowers offers both a romantic and relaxing time. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Angie T
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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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