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Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
+1 314-577-5100
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We went here on a cold Saturday. The great thing was it wasn't crowded at all. Of course not much... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lola P
We went for the “Garden Glow”

Our first visit to the Missouri Botanical Garden was this Christmas with the “Garden Glow”. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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
+1 314-577-5100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We went here on a cold Saturday. The great thing was it wasn't crowded at all. Of course not much to see outside in January but the indoor exhibits were really good with a tropical feel. They also had a really nice activities center for...More

Thank Lola P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to the Missouri Botanical Garden was this Christmas with the “Garden Glow”. It was beautiful! It was also very cold for us. The cold was abated with Hot Cocoa and a visit into the house of the man that founded the property...More

Thank kellysstudio
Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a landscape lover, I appreciate the beauty of architecture of botany and sculpture. This place is really fascinating and will not disappoint. Put this on your bucket list today.

Thank DannyWasserman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Music as we walked through the wonderland of lights, made it the perfect Christmas experience, I do recommend watching the temperatures though, ours was around 40 and was perfect.

Thank phyllish42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Missouri Botanical Gardens are exceptionally well maintained and beautiful. Great place to learn something about all sorts of plants (for your home) or to just walk and observe the wonderful foliage.

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love going to the Botanical Gardens year round, but there was something magical while going on the first night that it snowed this season. I highly recommend going here. My favorite Christmas lights display I've seen.

Thank jmak620
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It seems expensive at $20 per person but it’s amazing how the staff and volunteers light up the garden and decorations in the home. Really you’re supporting the art of botany and it’s amazing the information you absorb while there. We went as a double...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was very cold for our visit but we still had an outstanding time. The climatron alone is worth the visit. Terrific holiday light display!

Thank dkadilak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to see the Glow in the garden and loved it! What a magical place with so many wonderful things to do. The kids loved the light maze and the snow globe. The visit was well organized and other than the hassle of parking,...More

Thank Elza I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to stroll through and see beautiful places, and if you like growing things, then the Botanical Gardens are a great place to visit. I've been going to this place on and off since I was kid taken there on grade school field...More

Thank Eric B
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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. :)
18 August 2017|
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
Bruce K
31 July 2017|
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.