ALERT: Due to the shutdown of the federal government, the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, which are part of the National Park Service, are closed. They will resume operations during regularly scheduled hours as soon as the government re-opens. Ticketing and tram operations at the Gateway Arch and ticketing operations at the Old Courthouse are also closed. If you have purchased a scheduled tram ride to the top or Arch entry-only ticket during this time, your ticket price will be refunded as soon as possible. Other Gateway Arch Experience activities such as the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch and Gateway Helicopter Tours, which are NOT part of the National Park Service, are currently closed for the season. Please continue to check this site or call 877-982-1410 for additional information and updates on visiting these attractions. Please pay attention to the mainstream media or visit for the announcement regarding the resumption of federal government operations. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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  • Directions & Parking Information
    Directions & Parking Information

    Travel to the Gateway Arch and other attractions easily by car, on foot or via public transit. Discover all the details about transportation options, directions and parking here. For groups traveling by bus, refer to these bus parking and directions.

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  • Accessibility

    Find details about wheelchair and stroller accessibility, as well as vision and hearing assistance, at the Arch and other attractions.

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  • Hours of Operation
    Hours of Operation

    Hours of operation vary by activity. 

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  • Planning Your Visit
    Planning Your Visit

    Before you visit the Gateway Arch, review this information about what to expect, as well as what to bring with you.

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  • Buy Tickets
    Buy Tickets


    Same day tickets are now available! During the Spring and Summer months, tram tickets sell out early and often. Advance reservations are strongly recommended. 

    1.)  During construction, capacity of the Arch is limited. 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. You may enter the security line no more than 30 minutes prior to your activity time.

    2.) The Journey to the Top tram ride may not be fully accessible to guests with mobility impairments. Click here to learn more.

    3.) Due to security measures at the Gateway Arch, all visitors to the Arch must pass through an airport style security checkpoint. No weapons (including firearms, knives, pepper spray, mace, or electronic weapons) are allowed.

    4.) Group pricing is not available for online purchases - please contact the Call Center at (877) 982-1410 to make a group reservation. 

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