Missouri Botanical Garden
Founded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation’s oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a National Historic Landmark. The Garden is a center for botanical research and science education, as well as an oasis in the city of St. Louis. Its Peter H. Raven Library is an exceptional collection of rare archives of books and other important scientific documents. The Garden offers 79 acres of beautiful horticultural display, including a 14-acre Japanese strolling garden, Henry Shaw’s original 1850 estate and home, and one of the world’s largest collections of rare and endangered orchids. For more information, please visit missouribotanicalgarden.org.