Breathtaking historic gardens focusing on plants conservation, and educational entertainment programs. Gardens host special events with live music, flower shows, educational camps, and more.
The Missouri Botanical Garden is home to 79 acres of culturally themed breathtaking gardens. It is registered as a historic site landmark. The Botanical Garden opened in 1859 and continues to grow today. Some gardens may be closed from time to time but there is always something here for everyone. The gardens feature events, flower shows, live music, educational events, and other education programs. The most popular garden is the Japanese Garden, which covers 14 acres with a beautifully designed cultural garden. The Linnean House is another unique must-see here. The house was built in 1882 and is the oldest greenhouse west of the Mississippi. It has endured many renovations but is still in use today as it houses tropical plants found around the world. Sachs Museum is located onsite featuring antique items from 160 years ago. There is much to see and do here. Visitors can enjoy a tram ride around the gardens. Tours are about 30 minutes in length, and an additional fee applies. Kid's gardens offer unique opportunities for the little ones to learn, grow, and explore.
The Missouri Botanical Garden is located in St. Louis Missouri, located near Highway 44. It is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm, and the gates close at 4:30 pm. Advanced reserved tickets are available online, and ticket fees apply. Parking is available at the garden's events parking. Additional parking is available at the lots at the corner of Shaw Boulevard. On-site dining is available at the temporary visitor center. The cafe is open from 11 am to 3 pm. There is a gift shop located on-site, as well. Some merchandise is even available online. Please note that all transactions will need to be done by debit or credit card because cash is not accepted at this time.