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Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
+1 314-577-5100
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St. Louis is lucky to have this world class botanical garden in the heart of the city! If you are... read more

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jlw2018
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Botanical Garden in June is even more attractive because of it blooming of all kinds of water lilies

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Bill S
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Saint Louis, 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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+1 314-577-5100
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Reviewed today

St. Louis is lucky to have this world class botanical garden in the heart of the city! If you are new to the area, take the narrated tram ride through the garden. There are so many special events that are more than worth the price...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Botanical Garden in June is even more attractive because of it blooming of all kinds of water lilies

Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Botanical Garden was a great way to spend a few hours. We had the chance of seeing multiple flowers and different types of gardens. It was truly beautiful and a visual treat. I would suggest wearing comfy shoes and depending on what season, clothes...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was our first visit to the gardens and we were amazed! We planned to spend a couple hours there and we were there for 5 hours and could have stayed longer and seen more! The gardens are beautifully set up with nooks and little...More

Thank Amanda T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A wonderful combination of aesthetics and education awaits you. I have made a point of visiting in every season and have not been disappointed. I think Spring is best, although the Christmas displays are terrific for young and old alike. Even young children are enthralled...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A great place to visit and enjoy. Large grounds covered with lights and photos opportunities. Stops to purchase a snacks and food for visitors.

Thank Deborah E
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great garden. Surprise chuhulis. Take the tram around then explore. The factory of the founder is very interesting, too. Many various types of gardens to enjoy.

Thank DEBORAH T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Get your tickets ahead of it is beautiful evening observing the light displays. I would not necessarily recommend for young children, a great adult evening very artistic displays.

Thank Brian L
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visiting the Gardens is like visiting Eden. In the middle of St. Louis, it is a gorgeous, well-run, amazing collection of flora. They regularly have special events and exhibits. The large Japanese garden is outstanding, but the English, Bavarian, and Chinese gardens are exquisite as...More

Thank Diane C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This garden is beautiful any time of the year. We go often to see the changing blooms and foliage. Their special events are well organized and a pleasure to attend.

Thank Gerry V
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