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Science Open House is CANCELLED!
Saturday, March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 AM-4:00 PMFree
Bayer Center of the Missouri Botanical Garden
4500 Shaw Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63110 United States + Google Map
Go Behind the Science with Garden Botanists!
Science and Conservation Open House
Bayer Center (Click for Directions and Parking)
FREE and OPEN to ALL! Registration not required.
Join Missouri Botanical Garden botanists for an open house at the Bayer Center, including the library and herbarium.
- Meet the scientists. Discover what they do, how they do it, and why they do it.
- See displays highlighting exploration, collecting, studying plants in the field, and research results.
- Visit one of the world’s largest herbarium collections, with specimens gathered from around the globe and dating back to the 1700s!
- View rare, classical, and illustrated botanical texts, some over 400 years old and still used today.
- Learn how the Garden works to conserve plants both locally and around the world.
The Bayer Center is just a couple of blocks west of the main Garden entrance. You can park at the Center, or at the Garden’s Main Campus and walk over to the Bayer Center.
Science Open House is a Science Exploration partnership of the Missouri Botanical Garden and the Academy of Science – St. Louis.