ALERT: The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. The walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the NORTH leg is approximately 7.5 blocks (10-15 minutes of average walking time). EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch will be required to have EITHER a Journey to the Top ticket or an Arch Entry-Only ticket to be allowed access to the facility.  Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended.

Please Note: The Museum of Westward Expansion, located under the Gateway Arch is closed for significant renovations. Certain artifacts from the Museum are on display in exhibit galleries at the Old Courthouse.


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Fair Saint Louis Returns to the Arch in 2018

September 15, 2017

Fair Saint Louis, one of the largest free Fourth of July celebrations in the region, will return to the Gateway Arch park grounds in 2018.

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Voyage on the Mississippi River with the Riverboats This Fall

September 8, 2017

Calling all adventure enthusiasts, foodies and leisure travelers – it’s your lucky day! The Gateway Arch Riverboats continue cruising this fall with numerous specialty cruises for everyone to enjoy. Cruise tickets sell out fast, so go online and make your reservation today!

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Labor Day Fun in STL

August 31, 2017
Categories: St. Louis , Things to Do

It’s the last official weekend of summer, folks, and we want to make sure you live it up in the LOU! There are lots of family-friendly activities going on around town this Labor Day weekend, so be sure to check them out and end summer 2017 on a high note. 

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Nature 101: HBD, NPS!

August 24, 2017
Categories: Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

For 101 years, the National Park Service has been entrusted with the care of our national parks – six of which are located right here in Missouri. In honor of NPS’ 101st birthday on August 25, 2017, here are some of our favorite ways to explore nature. 

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August 17, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

On Monday, August 21, Missourians will experience a total solar eclipse for the first time since 1869. (And for St. Louisans, it is the first total solar eclipse since 1442!) As the moon’s shadow sweeps across our beloved state at an average speed of 1481 mph, those in the line of totality will experience complete darkness as the moon passes between the sun and the earth. 

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Soaking Up the Last of Summer

August 10, 2017
Categories: Programming , Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

Welp. St. Louis schools are back in session. We don’t know about you, but we’re not quite ready for the end of summer. But, all good things must come to an end... right? So as summer dwindles to a close, let’s soak up these last few weeks with FREE, family-friendly fun in STL. 

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Bringin' Back the Blues

August 3, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

The Blues are back, STL – and we aren’t talking about the hockey team…We are talking FREE CONCERTS! 

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Get Fit at Kiener Plaza

July 28, 2017

The Health and Wellness series at Kiener Plaza is a weekly rotation of FREE activities that take place on Thursdays through September 21, and feature yoga sessions, cardio dance workouts and high-intensity bootcamps.

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Happy 50th “Tram”-iversary!

July 21, 2017
Categories: Gateway Arch

Did you know? On July 24, 1967, the Gateway Arch’s North Tram opened for operations, which means this Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the Journey to the Top tram ride. 

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