natureThe Missouri Botanical Garden is one of the top three botanical gardens in the world, renowned for its research, education and display. It was also the first botanical garden of its kind established in the United States. The 79-acre urban oasis features the 14-acre Japanese Garden (called Seiwa-en), the largest traditional Japanese garden in North America, the English woodland garden, a shady oasis of quiet paths, wildflowers and dogwoods, and the William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening, the largest non-profit gardening information center of its kind in the nation. Also noteworthy is the Climatron, a geodesic dome covering over a half acre and housing more than 1,200 plant species.

Normal Garden Hours:

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., daily