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Address: 4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110
Phone Number: +1 314-577-9400
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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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Garden Glow was amazing!

As Garden Members, we always go to the Missouri Botanical Garden a few times a year. This year we attended Garden Glow for my 40th Birthday with 2 other couples as our guests... read more

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Belleville, Illinois
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Belleville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As Garden Members, we always go to the Missouri Botanical Garden a few times a year. This year we attended Garden Glow for my 40th Birthday with 2 other couples as our guests because we received 6 tickets with our Festival Level Membership (what a great value!!!). I could not have picked a more beautiful place to spend my birthday!!!!... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We choose to visit the garden at night for garden glow in the few days we had visiting Saint Louis. It was great. Took a good hour plus to mossy through the beautifully LED lit garden with plenty of photo ops!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in town, you can't miss it. Beautiful gardens, very well taken care of, you can relax and enjoy the view, ready a book, learn about all different plant species. It's a nice place for adults and children.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Millions of beautiful Christmas lights fill the garden for a spectacular evening. Sure to leave you wanting to go back over and over again. It's gorgeous. Great for the entire family

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been to a few botanical gardens and this was a nice one. Lots to see and do, it is quite large and unfortunately, we were there the beginning of November. It seemed that they were in transition to the Christmas season and not much was blooming, so it was a little disappointing, with that said, it still was a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We attended Garden Glow last night, and would highly recommend. The lights are stunning, and this is a fun way to celebrate the holidays with family or friends. We went on a Saturday evening, and it was very crowded. Weekday admission is a litte less expensive, and I would imagine not as packed. When we arrived shortly after 5 p.m.,... More 

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Fenton, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to go to celebrate Christmas lights and winter fun. They have s'more areas and hot chocolate. You can dine from 5-8 and see look out on the lights. If your taking young children take a wagon and blankets to keep them cozy. Plenty of photo op areas so bring the camera or smart phone!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We can understand why this is ranked as the number two attraction in St. Louis. The grounds are huge, the gardens are many, and the scenery is not to be missed. We wandered around on a beautiful sunny cool Saturday after Thanksgiving; everything we saw was manicured and labeled. The Climatron impressed us even more than the tropical garden at... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden glow was a beautiful display of lights. Prepared us for the upcoming Christmas holiday season.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The botanical gardens in Saint Louis offers multiple seasonal attractions, great children's area, and large sprawling gardens. Always check the website to see what new attractions, classes, or discounts offered. Don't miss their wonderful lights during the holiday season

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