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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Missouri Botanical Garden Admission Ticket
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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
+1 314-577-5100
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Reviewed today

This is one of the best botanical gardens we have visited and we have seen over 100. It is well maintain and they are experts at blending the colors of the plants together to make great displays. Bring your camera and plan to stay awhile.

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Reviewed yesterday

Lots of history here. One of the world's largest collection of orchids. Fun maze for the kids plus a kids' garden.

Thank NorthStar812394
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was a wonderful way to spend a few hours taking a walk on a nice day. The cafe was above average for park food.

Thank Vacation720446
Reviewed 6 days ago

Just gorgeous! and very big. We were there for 4 hours and didn't see everything. Neat gift shop also.

Thank Christian H
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is just nothing to say about how wonderful and well done this garden is, just spectacular. A must see in St. Louis. Too much to describe, you will just have to come look yourself. Awesome.

Thank 62Vetteman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A relaxing walk through art and plant life. Bronze statutes, blown glass artworks and beautiful planting groups. Many plantings are common plants that home gardeners will recognize but still appreciate there beauty. Annuals and perennials, evergreen bushes and established trees. Lovely park setting in a...More

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many things to mention I don't know where to begin. Whether you are a horticulturist at heart or a a novice you will leave impressed. The Missouri Botanical Gardens offers so many different events and programs you need to check them out.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens. great layout overall and easy to stroll. “floral borealis“ is worth seeing. we were there for a private party and food was very good. There were a couple of other places to eat on the grounds: one casual barbecue setting with live music...More

Thank scottfamilyranch
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here as a chaperone for my daughters field trip. It was spring. Honestly I am not a huge plant person, and there was not anything flashy for me to take a interest in. It was a well marked pathway through the area. I...More

Thank Krystle L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first time in 30 years since I had a chance to get visit the Botanical Gardens. Very pretty. Everything from the start to finish was clean, smelled good and just a true delight to have been a part of. Enjoyed all the...More

Thank Sheri C
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Mary Lou L
21 July 2018|
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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
5 July 2018|
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Response from Jay J | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. I'd call the place and they can tell you.
25 June 2018|
Response from JMCSTL | Reviewed this property |
I've never seen anyone do that, and I've never seen lockers anywhere inside the Ridgway Visitor Center. You should call the Gardens to ask. Good luck.