Daily, 9a.m. - 5p.m. every day except Christmas. ; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays only from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Grounds open at 7 a.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays for outdoor walking.
Garden Admission: $7 per person, ages 13 to 64; $5 seniors age 65 and older; children 12 and under are admitted free and must be accompanied by an adult. Garden members and their children are admitted free except for designated special events.
Admission for year-round residents of St. Louis City and County (with proof) are $3 per person, ages 13 to 64 and $1.50 for seniors. These residents also enter free Wednesday and Saturday 7 a.m. to noon year-round; and on Mondays after 5 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day.
Please note: Additional admission is charged for some special events and flower shows. Please call 314-577-9400 or 1-800-642-8842 (toll-free) for details.
Added to JGarden:
An expansive stroll garden, this is one of the largest and most important Japanese gardens in North America. Those who can't visit can view it from a distance from Outside-In's CD-ROM guide to the garden.
The larger site is 79 acres that includes herb, rock, fragrance, rose, Chinese, English woodland, a maze garden, and the Kemper Center for Home Gardening.
Departed the prince --
Vanished the smoke
Lonely the beach
Along its length.
Ura sabishiku mo
Mie wataru ka na.
Ki no Tsurayuki (866-946) Kokin wakashû trans. by M.V. Otake