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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Address: 4344 Shaw Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
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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 is AMAZING!

Hit the Garden Glow again this year, and it was improved and fun! Colorful lights all over, hot cocoa and hot drinks (spiked and not) all over, with snacks too, a wide variety of... read more

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Saint Peters, Missouri
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Saint Peters, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Hit the Garden Glow again this year, and it was improved and fun! Colorful lights all over, hot cocoa and hot drinks (spiked and not) all over, with snacks too, a wide variety of light dispalys and types. Mesmerizing forests of tree lights, round lights, moving lights, mazes. The Climatron looked like a giant spaceship reflected against the water features,... More 

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I have an annual membership to the botanical garden. It is really pretty It is better to visit in spring, summer and fall because then you will see lots of things blooming. The winter in St. Louis is pretty dead except for Garden Glow or the small indoor train show Both of these holiday events are certainly worth going to.... More 

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I love coming to Missouri Botanical Gardens...bring your camera for the best pictures of the shaw gardens. Beautiful flowers & plants to enjoy at your leasure.

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Thank apkh0828
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can walk the paths, or ride the tram, but either way you will see a most beautiful garden, kept clean and updated. In the winter you can see the Garden Glow with millions of lights. There is a fun childrens area. There is a fee for all of this, but there are actually free entry times. Check their website.

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Thank malbers2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I visited the Gardens at Christmas time. They had some indoor exhibits that we wanted to see. We enjoyed the "train" displays very much. It was mild enough that day to even walk the grounds. A peaceful, quiet and relaxing place.

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Thank Missileer91
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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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Thank Gary B
Cary, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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 2 days ago 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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