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“Best botanical garden ever!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Missouri Botanical Garden

Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110
314 577 9400
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Ranked #2 of 150 Attractions in Saint Louis
Type: Gardens, Historic Sites
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Owner description: Visitors discover and share knowledge about plants and their environments at this National Historic Landmark, which has been open for more than 140 years.
Saint Louis, Missouri
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62 reviews 62 reviews
19 attraction reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
“Best botanical garden ever!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

This is another gem of St. Louis. Besides the beautiful landscaped gardens, they also have special festivities here that have become extremely popular---such as the free music in the park WEd.s during the summer, the annual Japanese Festival on Labor Day, the Chinese Festival of lights in the summer, the Orchid show in Jan-March, the train exhibit in Dec. and much much more! Outside the park is made up of several sections---rose gardens, the Climatron, the Temperate House, Chinese Garden, Boxwood Garden, Italian garden, woodland gardens, test gardens, huge Japanese garden. There's even a children's garden and a maze of bushes so the whole family can enjoy this place! Great place for family photos!

Visited February 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Great for families”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

Spectacular display of flora specially in the spring and summer. The feature that I love the most is the Children's Garden where families with small children can explore and play.

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Southwest, Missouri
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Loved all the flowers. Wish we would of had more time. The rose garden was lovely. JUst beautiful. Cant wait to return.

Visited March 2012
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Right now great Orchids...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Always great Winter programs... now, the Orchids. Also, great light fare in the cafe'. No reservations, just grab a good friend and go. Excellent parking. Beautiful grounds.

Visited February 2013
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“CHOO CHOO”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Went and saw what i believe they call the Winterland Express. This is when they have numerous trains set up among different scenes showing decorations for Christmas and a number of rustic views. The Missouri Botanical Garden to me can be considered " The Garden of All Seasons." I recommend to become members because after a few visits you will surely see a value for being a member. Check out the various plant sales as well as bulbs from the many organizations which share their passion for planting.

Visited December 2012
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