Shaw Nature Reserve has been an operating division of Missouri Botanical Garden since 1925.  Our membership program enables privileges at Missouri Botanical Garden, Shaw Nature Reserve and the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.  Garden members receive great benefits including free admission to the family of attraction sites, retail discounts, special members days, and much more!  Your membership will support an organization that leads the world in researching and conserving plants.

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The Shaw Nature Reserve Walking Pass:
For $45 you can purchase a Shaw Nature Reserve Walking Pass at our visitor center.  Shaw Nature Reserve Walking Pass holders get free admission to Shaw Nature Reserve, 10% discount on books at the Shaw Nature Reserve visitor center, members price for adult and family classes at Shaw Nature Reserve, and are welcomed to members only events at Shaw Nature Reserve. Shaw Nature Reserve Walking Pass holders do not receive any membership benefits at the Missouri Botanical Garden or Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House.