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Celebrate Missouri Botanical Garden Founder Henry Shaw's 218th Birthday with Free Admission on July 24

On Tuesday, July 24, enjoy old-fashioned entertainment and free admission to the Missouri Botanical Garden and Children’s Garden all day in honor of Henry Shaw’s 218th birthday.

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Now Open: Flora Borealis

Missouri Botanical Garden’s summer exhibit, Flora Borealis officially opens tomorrow. This nighttime multimedia experience will feature cinematic projection mapping, interactive lighting with lasers, and a custom soundscape.  Interactive exhibits and stunning visuals will guide visitors through the exhibit. Nymphea, the first water lily developed at the Garden in 1931, serves as the narrator as guests journey through the Garden’s history in St. Louis, and transforms the thought of plant biodiversity from an idea to an aurora of sound and light.

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