Missouri Botanical Garden   
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Visitor Information

Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark.

The Garden is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis.


Hours and Admission
The Garden is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (closed December 25). Learn more.

Directions
The Missouri Botanical Garden is easily accessible throughout the metro area. Learn more.

Parking
The Garden offers free onsite parking. Learn more.

Plan Your Visit
Visit our online Calendar of Events to learn more about special events, festivals, exhibits, plant shows, and activities for youth and families.

Maps
A map and visitor's guide is available for download. Information for tour groups, educators is also available. Learn more.

Tours
The Garden offers free daily tours for visitors, as well as special discounts for group tours and school groups. Learn more.

Garden Policies
Please help us maintain the Garden’s beauty for all to enjoy. Learn more about Garden etiquette, soliciting on Garden grounds, and our photography policy.