Brookings Exploration Center
Open year-round, the Brookings Exploration Center offers visitors of all ages interactive, multimedia opportunities to learn about plants, the places they grow, how people rely on them and the importance of protecting them.
Get an up-close look at what's living in soil, create a symphony with the sounds of nature, retreat to the Family Tree Area and read a book or take part in hands-on activities in our new maker space.
Pick up a Garden on the Go Pack and explore the garden in a new way.
Hours and Admission
Open Tuesday through Sunday, year round 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Christmas Day
Included in Garden Admission
St. Louis City/ County Residents: Free Garden admission on Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon