Explore the 79-acre Missouri Botanical Garden, an oasis in the city of St. Louis and the oldest continually operating botanical garden in the United States. Splendid horticultural displays across Garden grounds offer something for everyone and reflect thousands of plant species collected and cultivated over more than 150 years. Popular destinations include the secluded Chinese Garden, the richly forested English Woodland Garden, the bustling Doris I. Schnuck Children's Garden, the opulent retreat of the Ottoman Garden, and the expansive Victorian District, home to Garden founder Henry Shaw's original country estate, Tower Grove House. A vibrant tropical rainforest thrives inside the Climatron conservatory, while the adjoining Temperate House is home to a multitude of Mediterranean species. The Japanese Garden covers 14 acres, making it one of the largest Japanese strolling gardens in North America.