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Spring & Summer Classes

Registration now open! 

From gardening practices to nature study and everything in between—the Missouri Botanical Garden offers a full range of classes for adults, families and children of all ages.

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Garden Hours
  • Tuesday - Sunday
  • 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Last entry at 4:30 p.m.
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  • Monday
  • Closed

 

Additional Garden Hours & Information

  • Advance e-ticket purchase or reservations recommended. Walk-up tickets are available and can be acquired at the ticket counter on the day of your visit during operating hours. The Garden accepts cashless payments (credit/debit) only. 
  • Closed Mondays; open on Presidents Day (February 20).
  • Early Morning Walking Hours and Zoo-Museum District (ZMD) Resident Free Hours. Must show proof of membership or St. Louis City and County residency. Wednesdays and Saturdays (walking hours from 7–9 a.m.) Free St. Louis City and County resident admission from 7 a.m.–noon. Includes Children's Garden on Saturdays only.  
  • ZMD free tickets are available onsite for walk-ups only and cannot be reserved online in advance.  ZMD resident free admission is subject to availability. Free and early morning hours do not apply on holiday or event weekends, including Labor Day weekend.

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Orchid Nights

February 9 and 23 | 6–8 p.m.

Experience the Garden's Orchid Show transformed after dark with dynamic lighting, live music, and samples from local breweries, wineries, and distilleries.

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Tickets

Advance e-ticket purchase or reservations recommended. Walk-up tickets are available and can be acquired at the ticket counter on the day of your visit during operating hours. The Garden accepts cashless payments (credit/debit) only.

Free for children ages 12 and under

View Our Ticket Options for Large Groups or Organizations
 

 

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Careers at the Garden

Find a new path

 

It's an exciting time to join our team, with opportunities available across the Garden organization.

 

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Upcoming Events

 

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Chihuly in the Garden 2023

May 2–October 15

Presented by Lelia and David Farr.
Additional lead sponsorship by Edward Jones and Schnuck Markets, Inc.

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Images courtesy of Chihuly Studio. © 2023 Chihuly Studio. All rights reserved.

Garden Guide

Every visit to the Garden represents a new opportunity to discover something you didn't know about plants and how they're connected to our lives.

MyGuide to the Garden is a new way for you to explore Garden grounds through customized tours tailored to your interests — from what's in bloom and inspiring landscapes to art and history and plant research.

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Location & Parking

The Missouri Botanical Garden is easily accessible from the St. Louis metro area and conveniently located near Interstate 44.