Hours & Admission

Garden Admission 
(rates subject to change)

$14 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 from 9 to 10 a.m. and Wednesday and Saturday afternoons from 2 to 3 p.m. (exception: special admission rate events).*

Purchase tickets

Children's Garden

Smiling girl in the Children's Garden

Closed Until Further Notice

Learn more about the Children's Garden.


Tower Grove House

Tower Grove House

Closed Until Further Notice

Learn more about Tower Grove House.
Tram Tours


April – October

Weekdays: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Weekends: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

$5 adults and children (ages 3–12)
Free children (ages 2 & under) when seated on a lap

Purchase tickets at the tram shelter (credit cards only). 

Private tram tours are available for groups of 15 or more. Email Group Sales or call (800) 332-1286 to make your reservation. 

Trams do not operate in case of lightning. Trams cannot be guaranteed and may not be available on days preceding, during and following the Garden's signature events (including Chinese Culture Days, Japanese Festival and Best of Missouri Market); please email visitorservices@mobot.org or call (314) 577-5101  for specifics.
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.