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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Address: 4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
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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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Quite an impressive array of things to experience & enjoy. Early spring was evident & very refreshing. The staff are extremely friendly & helpful. The gift store has a lot to... read more

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quite an impressive array of things to experience & enjoy. Early spring was evident & very refreshing. The staff are extremely friendly & helpful. The gift store has a lot to offer that will delight everyone in your party. The orchid theme was worth visiting.

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The standard fare (rose gardens, cactus/succulent greenhouse display, etc.) are well done, and more extensive than most such. The Climatron (tropical rainforest in a geodesic dome) is OK too, though not as impressive as the staff seem to think. We were more impressed with some of the architecture, landscaping, and naturalistic displays: ponds, streams, wetlands, hills, Shaw's Mausoleum, etc. The... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ahh, yes. the MO Botanical Garden. Between the Best of MO Show, the Garden Glow, The Orchid Show, the Japanese Festival, the Train Show and so many more! There is truly something there for everyone. It is one of my favorite places in the STL. You will not be disappointed. Go...... now.... :)

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had heard wonderful things about the gardens. Being from out of town, they charged significantly more for entrance. We visited on the second day of spring, but a significant amount of the gardens were dead, not replanted, or still in winter mode. The indoor exhibits (cactus and tropical) were very nice and made up for much of the otherwise... More 

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

We've been members of the Botanical Garden for a number of years and continue to think of it as one of the best places in the city for people to go just to walk and enjoy a pretty day, but the main attractions are seasonal and wonderous. The Japanese festival, the Christmas Lights, the Orchid Display...you name it...they are incredible... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a nice evening at Garden Glow. If you have a chance to visit the gardens during this event, you should give it a try. The number of lights and complex decorations is amazing. My only compliant is the price of nice hot beverages (adult or otherwise) was outrageous, as in highway robbery high.

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Vine Grove, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was good, had an Orchid show, cost a little more but was worth it. the fountains were still empty and some things were just beginning to come up. They were also planting . still pretty good.

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Kansas City, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Climatron and adjacent temperate plant house were worth the trip. Outstanding selections of exotic plants well presented with informative printed content. I was thoroughly pleased.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I can't say enough about this place. If you visit St. Louis, you must make time to come here. It is so lovely and peaceful. The orchid exhibit was worth the extra ticket. Also, don't miss the Temperate house--just beautiful!

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Marshalltown, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

St Louis had just had some really cold weather so I wasn't expecting much. There was an orchid show going on that didn't particularly interest me. I wandered the grounds and was totally enchanted with the beauty, ease of getting around, and being delighted with each display, garden and building.

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