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Members Make the Mission Possible

Members are essential to the success of the Missouri Botanical Garden, Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House, and Shaw Nature Reserve. You make our mission possible.

To join, renew, or purchase a gift membership, select one of the links to the right.

Matching Gift Program 
Many companies will match their employees contributions. Your membership impact and benefits can be increased with a matching gift. See the list of matching gift companies.

Membership Program Highlights

We are pleased to offer the following enhancements based on member requests and needs:

  • Military appreciation all year long: 20% off memberships with a military ID.
  • Individual membership for one adult.
  • More opportunities to enjoy the Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden.
  • Membership level names that more accurately reflect benefits.
  • Admission for Garden Glow.
Review the membership levels, prices and benefits for details.
Membership Levels

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a 501(c)3 charity in good standing. Contributions to the Garden are fully tax-deductible. If you have questions regarding the Garden's membership program, please call (314) 577-5118 or email membership@mobot.org.

Note: 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.
Member Services

Member Benefits

Does membership include free tickets to Garden Glow? What about other events?

Members at the $195 Festival level and higher are eligible to receive a limited number of free tickets to Garden Glow, Japanese Festival, Best of Missouri Market, and Chinese Culture Days. For more information about ticketing for Festival and Contributor members, visit www.mobot.org/festivalmembers.

Members at the Individual, Garden/Garden Senior, and Friends and Family levels receive discounts to Garden Glow, Japanese Festival, Best of Missouri Market, and Chinese Culture Days. Discount amounts vary by event.

All members receive complimentary admission to the annual Orchid Show and daytime admission to Gardenland Express, the holiday flower and train show.

Members of the Garden’s Giving Societies (President’s Associate and above) may request complimentary passes to Garden Glow and other events by contacting (314) 577-5173 and donors@mobot.org

Join or Renew Your Membership

Members make our mission possible. 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