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Missouri Botanical Garden

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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...more
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4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Although the orchards were beautiful, I didn't feel the exhibit was as good as in past years . Also felt the price of the show was on the high side. My daughter and I spent maybe 15 minutes in the exhibit, which made the price...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jill0519
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a beautiful experience, perfect for the holidays, the Glow was so amazing. Our family enjoyed it so much-a very special memory for our family.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Missouri Botanical Garden should really be "gardens" (plural) because there are so many different regions represented. There is a Japanese Garden, with a walking path around a large pond that is home to dozens of Japanese koi fish, as well as a few turtles...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank STLGina
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great in summer, fall and spring! Beautiful place to spend an hour or so with family. The evening events throughoutt the summer are also great for family or dates. One of the nicer botanical gardens I have been to!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ag5561
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great space and place to have in this city! Even in the winter you are able to walk the gardens and see how various plants slumber during the cold, you'll also notice that the groundskeepers are hard at work getting ready for spring!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large variety of plants, trees, areas to sit and enjoy nature in the middle of a bustling city. Opportunities year around for a stroll in the gardens.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FlyFisherman1960
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is MoBot a great place to visit and look at the flowering plants during different seasons but it is also a place to take classes, attend lectures and learn about the botanical world to day, species extinction and efforts to prevent extinction. MoBot...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank bolla1
Reviewed 1 week ago

St. Louis Catering has an exclusive long term contract with the Garden for food and beverage catering. It's clear that there's no competition for their services as they treated me horrible throughout the wedding planning process. They cancelled my wedding location less than 24 hours...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Carolyn M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for Garden Glow and it was just stunning! A great night for either families or a fun date! Excited to go back this spring to see the gardens in daylight.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lwcHollySprings_Nc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every year we enjoy seeing the orchid show. It is a nice break from the nasty weather outside and smells fabulous!!! They have orchids I didn't even know existed. Displayed really well. See the show, go to lunch at Sassafrass cafe; you don't even need...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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13 January 2019|
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Response from paul d | Reviewed this property |
It depends on when you go. I think you could still see the enclosed climatron, the large dome that has tropical plants. The Christmas event was a great time outside.
8 October 2018|
Response from JMCSTL | Reviewed this property |
The answer is reflected in this excerpt from the MOBOT Best of Missouri Market web page Vendor Information ... "The Best of Missouri Market strikes a balance in product selections between food vendors and artisans, achieving... More
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Response from seasiober | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is wheelchair accessible for the most part. There’s a tram that gives the tour don’t think that’s accessible. But at the entryway there’s an elevator to come up to the first floor and lots of ramps throughout... More