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.


ALERT: Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse and Gateway Arch Riverboats Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

November 22, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse and Gateway Arch Riverboats will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 23, and will re-open Friday, Nov. 24. The Arch and Old Courthouse will operate in extended hours on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25.

Throughout construction, a ticket is required to enter the Arch facility. Due to the likelihood that tickets will sell out, visitors are encouraged to purchase their tram ride to the top of the Arch tickets or entry-only tickets in advance at or in person at the Old Courthouse.

The Gateway Arch will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25. Tram rides to the top will be available as well as the award-winning documentary Monument to the Dream, which will show throughout the day in the Tucker Theater. Visitors can shop for Arch memorabilia, books, clothing and more at The Arch Store, located in the Gateway Arch lobby. Visitors should enter the Arch via the south leg (the north leg of the Arch is closed).

The Old Courthouse will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25. Visitors can shop at the Old Courthouse gift shop or take part in National Park Service interpretive programming. Entrance to the Old Courthouse and its museum galleries is free.

The Gateway Arch Riverboats will offer One-Hour Sightseeing Cruises at noon and 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25. The Riverboats will offer a 1:30 p.m. Sightseeing Cruise on Sunday, Nov. 26. Sightseeing Cruise tickets can be purchased online at or by calling 877-982-1410.



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