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Missouri Botanical Garden

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Known locally as Shaw's Garden for founder Henry Shaw, the garden is a 15-minute drive southwest of Downtown. Highlights include a Japanese garden; the Climatron, a tropical rain forest housed in a geodesic glass dome; an Ottoman Turkish style garden; and a 2-acre children's garden representing Missouri's major ecosystems.

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  • Address: 4344 Shaw Blvd., Shaw, St. Louis, MO 63110 | Map It
  • Phone: 314/577–5100
  • Cost: $8
  • Hours: Daily 9–5
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  • Location: Shaw

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    Nice garden spot

    Very enjoyable garden and arboretum complex, with both outdoor garden areas and indoor conservatory style exhibits. Well worth a visit, but located a ways from downtown and not easily reached via public transport.

    by bachslunch, 11/18/08

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