In appreciation for their ongoing support of the Garden through the Metropolitan Zoological Park and Museum District, St. Louis City/County residents enjoy free Garden admission on Wednesday and Saturday mornings from 9 am to 11 am (exception: special admission rate events).*
Free tickets are available onsite for walk-ups only and cannot be reserved online in advance. Free and early morning hours do not apply on holiday or event weekends, including Labor Day weekend. Free St. Louis City and County resident admission from 7 a.m.–noon. Includes Children's Garden on Saturdays only.