Name of Garden:
Missouri Botanical Garden
"To discover and share knowledge about plants and their environment, in order to preserve and enrich life." -Missouri Botanical Garden Mission
...Take a stroll through time to see what one of America's oldest botanical gardens was like between 1856 and 1920. You will be greeted by ladies with parasols, children in their beautiful nineteenth century clothing, and even the Garden's founder, Henry Shaw himself...
Missouri Botanical Garden - 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110
Automated events hotline: (314) 577-9400 - 1-800-642-8842
An oasis in the city at 4344 Shaw Boulevard, the Garden is easily accessible from the major highways in the area:
Going east on Highway 44 , exit at Vandeventer and turn right, then left at Shaw Boulevard.
Going west on Highway 44 , exit at Vandeventer and turn left, then left at Shaw Boulevard.
From Highway 40 , take Kingshighway south to Vandeventer and turn left then right at Shaw Boulevard.
Admission and Hours:
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., 7 days a week (closed Christmas)
Memorial Day to Labor Day: open Wednesday evenings until 9 p.m.
Morning walking hours, Wednesdays and Saturdays 7 - 9 a.m.
Free general admission: Wednesdays and Saturdays before noon for
residents of St. Louis City and County (with proof of residency).
Adults (age 13 and up) $8
St. Louis City / County residents $4
Members and children (age 12 and under) Free
Children's Garden (Adults free) $3 per child
Tower Grove House (Members free) $3
Active-duty military receive two-for-one general Garden admission.