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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Address: 4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110
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+1 314-577-9400
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The Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis was founded in 1859 by Henry...

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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This is a beautiful place to visit on a nice sunny day! You can leisurely stroll through the different garden areas and take in the amazing different plants, flowers, and statues... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit on a nice sunny day! You can leisurely stroll through the different garden areas and take in the amazing different plants, flowers, and statues. It is gorgeous. You won't want to miss it. Try planning your visit around one of the festivals that they host.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My kids enjoyed the Japanese garden the best and feeding the koi and ducks. Not much blooming outside. We did not take a guided tour which would have helped and so the outside portions to teenagers were meh. It is a large garden and can imagine the grandeur. Materials for self guided tour at desk could be better than a... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This botanical garden is such a wonderful oasis in the city. Walk the English and Japanese gardens to name two of the most beautiful sites! You need to experience this quite, serene garden when in Saint Louis! Don't forget to visit the childrens garden if you have little ones!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is NOT free, but not outrageous. Definitely would be worth the price in the spring, summer or fall, but a little spendy in winter. I don't think they should have charged the extra $5 per for the orchids, but so glad we saw them. They were worth the entrance fees. Most of the garden was not worth all the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanical Garden features many different activities available year round. Even in the winter, the Garden Glow is a must see! The price is a little high for STL and the parking can be tricky. Purchase your tickets in advance if planning a visit, they sell out on occasion.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You smell them before you see them. A wonderful collection to be admired. Indoors, beautiful displays. Worth the trip for orchid lovers.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to the gardens over the Christmas holiday for the Christmas light display. Great date night activity! The crowds were big, but the grounds are large enough to accommodate them all. Lots of fun!!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is so much to see at the botanical gardens. From indoor displays to large outdoor areas. There are so many specifics of trees, plants and flowers to see.

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the premier botanical gardens in the world. Every season there are amazing new plantings and exhibits. The research that is done is world class. If you can visit one place in St. Louis this is it!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Botanical Garden is worth a visit any time of year. There is always something to see. My favorites are spring when the azaleas are blooming, spring when the cherry trees are blooming, fall when the chrysanthemums are blooming, and Christmas when the train is up.

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