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Missouri Botanical Garden

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Beautiful place to take a stroll

One of the top botanical parks in the country, Japanese garden is so peaceful and the stroll is... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jane A
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Children's Garden - 2 thumbs up!

Our children enjoyed the children's garden and the educational center immensely on a cool, autumn... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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 via mobile

One of the top botanical parks in the country, Japanese garden is so peaceful and the stroll is always therpuetic. Many interesting gardens Great visitor center & gift shop

Thank Jane A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our children enjoyed the children's garden and the educational center immensely on a cool, autumn afternoon. It's an excellent place to play, imagine, and learn in the process. If you have kids, I'd pay the extra admission and plan to stay a bit longer as...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A wonderful experience! Even in the cold, the light show was great! Glad I got the chance to visit!!

Thank flanaganpa
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Botanical Garden is always a good choice. I've gone here on dates, with adult family, with grandparents, with small kids. Everyone always has a great time and enjoys both the beautiful scenery and the simple pleasure of time together with nature in the middle...More

Thank LonelyWanderer2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

We thought it would be a two-hour visit; we stayed for 5 1/2 hours. Even the Sassafras Cafe was good. I especially liked the murals in the Museum Building and the Japanese rock gardens.

Thank Robin T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to the Best of Missouri Festival. Once again a home run event. The garden changes with the seasons and is always a delight

Thank REZ1059
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to really enjoy what this place has to offer you better plan on the better part of the day there because it is HUGE!!! The climatron was our favorite part and the kids nature center is so amazing!!! Definitely make the Botanical...More

Thank trip507
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was blown away by the gardens. It is far beyond a garden- The artwork displayed with the plants is incredible. I wish I had planned more time. Also, the history of the buildings and the museum are amazing. Plan on seeing all of the...More

Thank Theresa O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for the Best of Missouri festival and it was a blast. The gardens are beautiful, plants are labeled (unlike some other gardens I’ve visited), and there are so many resources and activities for kids around the garden it is worth every penny of...More

Thank Carmen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming most of my life, and this is the place that has inspired all my gardens so far. And they just keep making it better.

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October 7, 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
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Jay J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'd call the place and they can tell you.