Hours & Admission

Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily

Early morning hours (grounds only)
Wednesdays and Saturdays, 7 to 9 a.m.*

Wednesday evening walking hours (grounds only)
Wednesdays from Memorial Day through Labor Day, 5 to 7 p.m.

Garden Gate Shop
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily
(Garden admission not required)
Closed Christmas

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily; lunch served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas


Garden Admission 
(rates subject to change)

$12 adults (ages 13 & over)
Free children (ages 12 & under)

Free Garden members and their children (ages 12 & under)Join today!

St. Louis City/County residents
$6 adults (ages 13–64)
$4 seniors (ages 65 & over) 
Proof of residency required

In appreciation for their ongoing support of the Garden through the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District, St. Louis City/County residents enjoy free Garden admission on Wednesday and Saturday mornings before noon (exception: special admission rate events).*

Purchase tickets

Hedge Maze Closure

The Victorian District hedge maze is closed daily through January 5, 2018. 

Sassafras, the Garden's cafe, is closed January 2-12 for annual maintenance. 

Children's Garden

April – October 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

$5 children (ages 3-12)
No extra charge for adults (ages 13 & up)

$3 Garden members’ children (ages 3–12); free Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon

Extended hours (free admission after 5 p.m.)
5 to 7 p.m. on Whitaker Music Festival Wednesdays

St. Louis City/County residents
Free on Saturdays* from 9 a.m. to noon

Learn more about the Children's Garden.

*St. Louis City/County residents enjoy free Garden admission on Saturday mornings before noon (exception: special admission rate events such as Chinese Culture Days, Japanese Festival, and Best of Missouri Market).
Tower Grove House

Tower Grove House

April – December

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday–Sunday
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Days

Included with admission.

Learn more about Tower Grove House.
Garden Membership

Join the Garden and help realize the mission set forth by Henry Shaw to discover and share knowledge about plants and their environment in order to preserve and enrich life.

Members receive great benefits including free admission to the family of attraction sites, retail discounts, special events and much more!

To learn more, visit the membership desk in the Ridgway Visitor Center or email membership@mobot.org.