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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Founded in 1859, this is the country’s oldest botanical garden in continuous operation. It is a National Historic Landmark with 79 acres of gardens and historic structures.

Outdoor and indoor displays include the Climatron tropical rain forest, Kemper Center for Home Gardening, Japanese Garden, George Washington Carver Garden, historic Tower Grove House, Stephen and Peter Sachs Museum and the seasonal Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden.

Check our website for special events and festivals.

Closed Christmas Day.

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4344 Shaw Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63110

Additional Information

Travelers With Disabilities Information
ADA Fully Compliant
Smoking Policy
No Smoking
Activities On-site
Historic District
Cost Of Admission
Less Than $10
Discounts Offered
AAA Discount
Group Discount
Military Discount
General Interest Info
ATM Available
Gift / Souvenir Shop
Open Year-round
Restaurant On-site
This Facility Is On The National Register Of Historic Places
Wi-Fi Available
Group Policy
Advance Contact Requested
Comp Policy Offered
Guest Reservations Needed?
Reservations Not Required
Pet Policy
Pets Are Not Allowed
Service Animals Welcome
Suitable For These Age Groups
All Ages
Types Of Payment Accepted