Getting Here

The Missouri Botanical Garden is easily accessible throughout the metro area and conveniently located at 4344 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110.View map Download directions

Public Transportation

Metro bus stops are located at the corner of Tower Grove Ave. at Shaw Blvd. and at the corner of Alfred Ave. at Shaw Blvd. For more information on bus routes or to plan your trip, visit Metro's TripFinder or view a MetroBus system map

“Flash Your Fare” and save $1 off general Missouri Botanical Garden admission. Limit one discount for each valid Metro Fare. Daytime admission only. Not valid for special admission rate events, exhibits or attractions. Blackout dates: 3rd weekend of May; Labor Day weekend; 1st weekend of October.  Current promotions

Bicycle

The Garden is accessible from several routes that are bike-friendly. A bike rack provided by TrailNet is located in the Ridgway Visitor Center parking lot.

Driving Directions

From Downtown via I-44

Follow Memorial Drive south to I-44 west. Exit at Vandeventer/Kingshighway (Exit #287 B-A) and turn left. Then turn left on Shaw Boulevard. The Garden will be on your right. 

From North via I-70

Take I-70 east into downtown St. Louis. Merge onto I-55 south to I-44 west. Exit at Vandeventer/Kingshighway (Exit #287 B-A) and turn left. Then turn left on Shaw Boulevard. The Garden will be on your right. 

From West via I-64/40

Take I-64 east to Tower Grove Avenue (Ext #36 B) and turn right on Tower Grove Avenue. Continue south across Manchester and Vandeventer to Shaw Boulevard. Turn right onto Shaw. The Garden entrance will be on your left. 

From Southwest via I-44

Take I-44 east. Exit at Vandeventer (Exit #287 B) and turn right. Then turn left on Shaw Boulevard. The Garden will be on your right.

From East via I-44

Take I-70 west across the Poplar Street Bridge. Merge onto I-55 south to I-44 west. Exit at Vandeventer/Kingshighway (Exit #287 B-A) and turn left. Then turn left on Shaw Boulevard. The Garden will be on your right. 

From Lambert-St. Louis Intl. Airport via I-170

Take I-70 east toward St. Louis. Merge onto I-170 south (Exit #238 B). Merge onto I-64 east (Exit #1 A). Take the Kingshighway North & South exit (Exit #36 A-B) and turn right. Turn left onto Manchester Avenue and then right onto Tower Grove Avenue. Turn right onto Shaw Blvd. The Garden will be on your left.

From South via I-55

Take I-55 north to I-44 west. Exit at Vandeventer/Kingshighway (Exit #287 B-A) and turn left. Then turn left on Shaw Boulevard. The Garden will be on your right.

Kingshighway Detour Information

Shaw closure

Beginning Monday, May 15, Shaw Blvd. will be closed at the train tracks midway between Kingshighway and Vandeventer (west of the Garden) for approximately 5 weeks. Visitors traveling to the Garden via Kingshighway should turn east on Vandeventer and then right onto Shaw Blvd.

During this closure, the Commerce Bank Center for Science Education located at 4651 Shaw Blvd. can be accessed from the west via Kingshighway. 

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