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 SOUTH leg is approximately 0.3 miles (7 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.


St. Louis Storytelling Festival 2017

Date: May 6, 2017

Time: 11am - 2pm

Location: Old Courthouse | 11 North 4th Street, St. Louis, MO 63102

Price: FREE

The St. Louis Storytelling Festival, a University of Missouri Extension Community Arts Program, brings world-class storytellers together for four days of lively fun.  This year, our 38th annual Festival highlights the long-standing collaboration between the Festival and the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial with “Parks Come Alive”, an NEA-funded project that celebrates the centennial of the National Park Service in St. Louis.

The performances and artwork created throughout “Parks Come Alive” will be presented on May 6, 2017, at 2 locations: 11 am – 2 pm, at the Old Courthouse Rotunda, AND at 1 pm at the Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site.  The day’s events are free and open to the public. 

Learn more here. 



Historic Holiday Traditions at the Old Courthouse 2017

Historic Holiday Traditions at the Old Courthouse 2017

Date: Every Wednesday until December 20, 2017

Time: Noon

Location: Old Courthouse Rotunda | 11 N 4th St, St. Louis, MO

Price: FREE

Winterfest at the Arch 2017

Winterfest at the Arch 2017

Date: Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday until January 1, 2018

Time: 2pm - 9pm

Location: Kiener Plaza

Price: Rink entry is FREE. Skate rentals available.

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