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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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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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Favorite place in St. Louis

Love the garden any time of year but the camellias in bloom at the Linnean house are a big draw during the winter.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Cindy B
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The gardens are beautiful to visit year round. There are special events throughout the year to highlight different aspects of the gardens. The lantern festival and garden glow are popular and I recommend you buy tickets in advance to get the night you want. There is a tram you can purchase tickets due to take you on a quick tour... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love the garden any time of year but the camellias in bloom at the Linnean house are a big draw during the winter.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very nice children's area with lots a things for them to look at and play with. My only complaint was that there botanical explanations could have more details and more botanical explanations.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Garden Glow --- Fabulous way to see holiday lights. For sure it is a date night, mood setting venue. Bring your camera, buy tickets ahead of time, wear comfy shoes, and bring Tic Tacs - lol. For sure buy tickets ahead of time on line!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went in winter but amazing to lace for walk and to know flowers and plants for f different regions. He be of the tourist attractions in St. Louis

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

Whether you go on a quiet day or a night with the Garden Glow this place is simply beautiful! The spaces are all very well kept and the atmosphere is storybook... there are so many different areas and plants you can find every place here.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Used to live in the Lou, and we became members. The garden is gorgeous and you can bring in your own picnic.

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North Bend, Washington, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I could have wandered this garden on a day that wasn't so hot. I would have probably stayed longer, seen more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not much of an outdoorsman, not much on nature, either. Having said that, the Botanical Gardens are incredible. No matter the season, there's something to see and learn. Great place to walk and visit, always something new!

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

The Missouri Botanical Garden is an amazing place and a must visit for everyone in the city. This garden is the oldest botanical garden in the country and you can feel its history. The displays are beautiful! For example, the Climatron simulates the tropical ecosystem and you feel like you are in the jungle. Definitively a great place for the... More 

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