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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Address: 4344 Shaw Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
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+1 314-577-5100
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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I don't have a strong knowledge in botany but I have always enjoyed taking a walk or a hike in beautiful natural surroundings. When you stroll through this magnificent garden... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't have a strong knowledge in botany but I have always enjoyed taking a walk or a hike in beautiful natural surroundings. When you stroll through this magnificent garden there is a surprise awaiting for you at every turn. It is truly beautiful at every season. I particularly love the Glow during the holidays. It is so magical to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fun to walk around the gardens and see all the different vegitation. Requires lots of walking. Skip it if you don't like looking at plants but go if you enjoy gardening, flowers, or scenic views with vegitation

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Missouri Botanical Gardens are an oasis of peace and calm. Even in the dead of winter one can find fragrant blossoms to enjoy. Whether your visit takes you to the Japanese garden or into the amazing Climatron, there are interesting views and many species of trees, perennials and sculptures. This is an ever changing scene for all the seasons... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place for locals or visitors. I currently live about 30 miles from MOBot and am a member. It is wonderful for any age- when our kids were little they could run ahead of us a bit while we walked behind with the strollers...it is like being in an extra safe impeccably clean park. It is permissible... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a world-renowned center for plant and environmental science, research and conservation, containing a still-pleasant walking park amid numerous thematic gardens. A veritable United Nations of thematic gardens. It also is overbuilt (as most similar botanical centers are), congested in places and spattered with corporate intrusiveness and conflicted messaging. This means that amid the substantial beauty... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

So well maintained and beautiful. Perfect place for a stroll in any weather. Good restaurant. Great gift shop. Great special shows.

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One of our favorite St. Louis attractions. The Missouri Botanical Garden ( MoBot, Shaw's Garden ) is an excellent place to spend a few hours or an afternoon enjoying. The flowers and displays are beyond compare. Throughout the year there are special displays or events that are always worth attending, including the Best Of Missouri Markets, Garden Glow and the... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Our last visit was during the Garden Glow, a yearly event that changes just a little each year, but always incorporates the favorites at the same time. This is a great place to go year round, always beautiful and never the same twice, no matter what the season. Staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. This is a great place to... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You must go there and spent an afternoon. One of the main attractions in St Louis. One of the premiere Bot Gardens in the country.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been going to the Botanical Gardens since I was a small child. One word that always comes to mind is magical! You can get lost in the scenery, get some exercise walking, have a bite to eat, browse in the unique gift shop... If you are lucky to be around during one of the special evening events, my... More 

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