Whether you are a tour operator, university group, community club, or just a bunch of friends, the Garden offers a discount for groups of 15 or more. You can also customize your visit with a private tram or walking tour.

Group Rates (15 or more people required to receive the group rate)
  • Adults (ages 13 and up) $13
  • Seniors (ages 65 and up) $12
Groups can purchase admission two ways:
  • At the garden Box Office
  • Through Group Sales Reservations (for tour operators, private tram or walking tours, group packages and groups of 40+)
Box Office
  • Groups (up to 39 people) can purchase admission tickets upon arrival at the ticket counter.
  • Group leader must present one payment for everyone in the group to receive group rates. If individual payments are presented, general admission rates will apply.
  • Group leader should enter the ticket counter line only. All group members should remain on the bus, outside if weather permits or in the lobby areas.
Group Reservations
  • All tour operators, groups of 40+, group packages and private walking or tram tours require a reservation and prepayment to receive group benefits.
  • Private walking tours and private tram tours require advanced reservation and are subject to availability.
  • Email Group Sales  to make your reservation.
Private Walking Tours 

What better way to tour the garden than to have an expert leading the way! We offer several options based on your group’s interest. Click here for our private walking tour descriptions, tips and cost.

Private Tram Tour

A relaxing and informative way to see the garden, sculptures and historic architecture of Missouri Botanical Garden. Highlights include the Climatron, Central Axis featuring Chihuly glass sculptures, the Japanese Garden and the Victorian Garden District. Perfect for groups with limited time or mobility.

Tour length: 25 minutes (no stops or re-boarding)

Based on availability (Trams are not available on days preceding, during and following major garden festivals or exhibits)

For pricing, schedules and capacity, please contact the Group Sales team by emailing tourism@mobot.org.



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