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Membership Sale!

20 percent off memberships saleNovember 11–17, 2019

Take 20% off a year of family fun, botanical beauty and plant preservation! Purchase a new, renewed or gift membership at a 20% discount.*

Individual: $40 (regularly $50)

Garden: $60 (regularly $75)

Friends and Family: $100 (regularly $125)

Festival: $180 (regularly $225)

* Memberships renewed early extend 12 months from their current expiration date, so no time is lost for early renewal.
Discount is valid for memberships through the Festival level. Cannot be applied to previous transactions or in combination with other discounts.
Christmas delivery is guaranteed on memberships purchased through December 08, 2019. Sale prices valid through November 17, 2019.

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Members Make the Mission Possible

The best way to experience the Garden is as a member. Enjoy free admission at our family of venues, save on special events and festivals, and connect with the natural world and your community through exclusive member programs.

Join today and partner with us in our mission of conservation, plant discovery, and environmental protection here at home and around the globe.

Members at all levels enjoy these benefits:

  • Free general admission to the Garden, Butterfly House, and Shaw Nature Reserve
  • Discounted admission to festivals, Garden Glow, and other signature events
  • Exclusive previews and early entry to floral shows, plant sales, and signature events
  • Reciprocal privileges at 300+ gardens across North America
  • Passes for free tram tours and Children’s Garden entry (unlimited access at higher levels)
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • 10% discount at all retail locations
  • Valuable savings on education classes, workshops, and family programs 
  • Free subscription to the Bulletin, member e-news, and education catalog
General Membership Levels


  • Admission privileges and benefits for one adult and any children 12 and younger
  • One named cardholder and membership card 

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  • Admission privileges and benefits for two adults and any children 12 and younger
  • Two named cardholders and membership cards

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  • Admission privileges and benefits for four adults and any children 12 and younger
  • Two named cardholders and membership cards 
  • Unlimited entry to the Children’s Garden and free tram tours on every visit (April–October; capacity limits apply. See Member FAQs for details.)

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Friends and Family benefits, plus:

  • Admission privileges and benefits for a total of six adults and any children 12 and younger
  • Six free tickets to Garden Glow and selected summer exhibits 
  • Six free tickets to festivals, including Chinese Culture Days, Japanese Festival, and Best of Missouri Market
  • An extra 10% discount at all retail locations (20% total) 

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The President's Society

Increase your investment and involvement in the Garden and enjoy exclusive privileges through the first of our three Giving Societies.


All General Membership benefits, plus:

  • Admission privileges for a total of eight adults and any children 12 and younger
  • Eight complimentary passes to Garden Glow, festivals, and selected exhibits (no timed tickets required!)
  • Invitation for two to Garden Glow and Orchid Show Donor Previews
  • Invitation for two to annual President’s Society Reception
  • Cuttings, the President’s quarterly newsletter
  • Invitations to Science:30 and additional learning programs

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All President’s Contributor privileges, plus:

  • Admission privileges for a total of ten adults and any children 12 and younger
  • A total of ten complimentary passes to Garden Glow, festivals, and selected exhibits
  • One complimentary Garden-level gift membership to give to a friend
  • A complimentary Missouri Botanical Garden wall calendar (mailed in the fall)

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To learn more about our additional Giving Societies, please click here.

Membership contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Memberships at the Individual, Garden, and Friends & Family levels are 100% deductible. At higher levels, the fair market value of some benefits affects deductibility. 

Membership admission benefits do not apply to groups of any kind. Memberships are also not transferable. A cardholder must be present to take advantage of membership benefits.

If you have questions regarding the Garden's membership program, please call (314) 577-5118 or email

Join or Renew for 20% Off!

Members make our mission possible. Select a link below to join, renew or purchase a gift membership during our 20%-off sale. Thank you for your membership!

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Member Events

Looking for fun family activities or a night out? We have you covered with members-only events through the year. And members receive special pricing to all Garden events.

Learn more about events

Take a Class

The Garden offers classes on a variety of topics for adults, families and children. Learn more about photography, cooking, green living and of course, home gardening! Members always receive discounted pricing for classes.

Learn more about our classes, tours and workshops

Help for the Home Gardener

The Garden is here to help if you have a specific home gardening question or if you are just looking for ideas to enhance your landscape. We offer seasonal gardening tips, keep a weekly blog about garden insights and much more.

Learn more about Gardening Help