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Missouri Botanical Garden

4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
+1 314-577-9400
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Beautiful

A real beauty in the middle of the city. Gorgeous plants and flowers to see. The old Henry Shaw... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Dan D
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Magnificent

Visited for the first time. Parking was easy to find. Lots to see and it didn't even feel crowded... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
miniona l
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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 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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4344 Shaw St, Saint Louis, MO 63110-2291
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A real beauty in the middle of the city. Gorgeous plants and flowers to see. The old Henry Shaw house is amazing! Only advice is pay attention to the weather. When it is hot make sure to take some water with you. The fountains are...More

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited for the first time. Parking was easy to find. Lots to see and it didn't even feel crowded though it was busy. The Japanese garden was under construction so I was bummed but there's so much to see. Loved the victorian garden, the english...More

Thank miniona l
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love the MOBOT Gardens! This place is a sanctuary in the city. There is always something going on here. Summertime has a concert series. There is also the Chinese Lantern Festival and the Japanese Festival. Currently there is a desert exhibit that we were...More

Thank amyk19982017
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My partner and I have been members for several years now and love solo, couples and group trips to the gardens. It is stunning Year-round, and affordable. The cafe offers tasty food, too :)

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delicious. Try the trout salad. You won't be disappointed. I've returned to the gardens 3 times just for this entree.

Thank n2quiltingorders
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I luv going here with my camera and taking pictures there is always something new to photograph and the staff is alway helpful on what's blooming and where

Thank Rodney L
Reviewed 6 days ago

Another St. Louis classic. There is always something to see here at any time of year. There is always something blooming, and the summer had festivals and special exhibits. They have lights now at Christmas that has been a must see also. If you are...More

Thank karenlou2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a fantastic garden to visit. Donated by Henry Shaw, this is a magnificent property that has an incredible variety of flowers and plants but it is the physical setting that impressed me most. Beautiful ponds, tranquil settings, well thought out beds of flowers,...More

Thank pebblebeach
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have a soft spot for botanical gardens. I have visited a large number throughout the US and Canada and Missouri Botanical Gardens(MOBOT) is by far one of my favorite. No matter what time of year a visiter comes, there is something to see and...More

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time at the botanical garden in July. The grounds are beautiful and there's also many indoor areas to get cool. We had a great time. Most exciting; we got to see the corpse flower right before it bloomed!!

Thank TravelbugMissouri
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Samantha A
26 July 2017|
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Response from JMCSTL | Reviewed this property |
Any time of year there's something to enjoy, with plenty of indoor displays if weather does not cooperate. Check the Garden website for calendar of events during the time of your visit. The annual Gardenland Express... More
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tricia12557
9 July 2017|
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Response from HunBabe | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any during our visit but there is a tram tour that takes you around the gardens.
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M W
27 June 2017|
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Response from Shari M | Reviewed this property |
The gardens remain open, but I would get there early. The music festival I attended a couple of years ago was very well attended and parking was scarce. They do have overflow parking at their research facility a couple of... More
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