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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Address: 4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone Number: 314 577 9400
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Description: Visitors discover and share knowledge about plants and their environments...
Visitors discover and share knowledge about plants and their environments at this National Historic Landmark, which has been open for more than 140 years.
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The Japanese Lantern Exhibit

The Botanical Gardens is a place of tranquility. The Lantern Exhibit was breathe taking in the evening hours. We also got to tour the vegetable & plant garden before the sun went... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

The Botanical Gardens is a place of tranquility. The Lantern Exhibit was breathe taking in the evening hours. We also got to tour the vegetable & plant garden before the sun went down. There is an abundance of people to help you navigate around the gardens who are happy, kind, and professional. The cafe in the Garden has delicious food... More 

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Huntington, West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited in July during the Lantern Festival. We were not able to find a parking spot in the Missouri Botanical Garden parking lot; however, we did find a street parking spot close. The festival was extremely crowded. We visited on a Thursday night. We arrived at 7:25pm and were able to see the gardens in the... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

We were celebrating my Mom's 90th birthday in St. Louis and I thought the Lantern Festival looked like a good activity since the daylight hours would be too hot for all of us. It was incredible! The lighted lanterns were huge. The Lantern Festival only runs through August 23rd. Not sure if you have to get tickets ahead, but I... More 

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Frazee, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This 79 acre garden is just beautiful. We unfortunately did not have enough time to explore all its wonders. To get a good over view we took the 25 min tram tour. I would recommend it for first timers. If you have the time when visiting St Louis plan for a full day at the gardens.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This is always wonderful to walk through. Beautifully maintained with formal "gardens" not seen in other parts of St. Louis.

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delhi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

A day well spent with nature..get online tickets will be my advice..can be easily reached with the help of GPS..plenty of parking space..even if the lot is full as we faced there are lots just 2 blocks away from the garden..the ticket is for entire day admission..we didn't go for the lantern festival but only the general day trip..it was... More 

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Joplin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Remarkably kept and beautiful. Plan on at least half a day. There are a couple of restaurants on the grounds.

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Peoria, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We love the detail and beauty of the thousands of varieties of carefully tended plants at the botanical garden. The Climatron is always interesting because of the lush exotic plants within. The Center for Home Gardening has wonderful examples of small residential gardens that can be created at home from very simple ideas to wonderfully complicated structures to grow and... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

nice garden plenty of butterflies! great customer service and it was free! that's why i love saint louis, most of the attractions are free, you just have to pay for food and souvenirs

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We are so fortunate to have this jewel right in the middle of our city. The Lantern Festival, currently underway until the end of August, ius a delight for children and adults and of special interest to artists and craftspeople.

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Address: 4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone Number: 314 577 9400
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis

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