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.


The Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse are part of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, which borders the St. Louis riverfront.

Thanks to generous support from our partners, all programs offered by the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse are open to the public, and most are free.

National Park Service - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial


National Park Service - Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

Since 1916, the National Park Service (NPS) has cared for America's national parks. With the help of volunteers and park partners, NPS is proud to safeguard more than 400 places and to share their stories with more than 275 million visitors every year.



Bi-State Development

As an official partner of the National Park Service, Bi-State Development (BSD) shares a deep commitment to delivering excellence to visitors of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (JNEM). In addition to operating the Arch’s tram system, the Call Center and the Gateway Arch Riverboats, BSD manages group sales. BSD also creates visitor itineraries, provides tour guides for the Journey to the Top tram ride and schedules the museum programming at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Watch this video about Bi-State Development to learn more.


Jefferson National Parks Association


Jefferson National Parks Association

Jefferson National Parks Association (JNPA) helps people enjoy, learn about and support their national parks and public lands. As a non-profit organization, JNPA provides for engaging and educational experiences at the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site and other public land sites throughout the Midwest.



Gateway Arch Park Foundation

Gateway Arch Park Foundation (formerly CityArchRiver Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to assure that the Gateway Arch, its grounds, neighboring public space, and attractions will be a vital, welcoming, well-supported resource to the community and nation for generations to come. Founded in 2009 to support and coordinate a project to connect, invigorate and expand the Arch grounds, the Foundation will become a conservancy that will collaborate with partners to operate and maintain the improvements made through the CityArchRiver project, which is scheduled to be completed in summer 2018.




Great Rivers Greenway

Great Rivers Greenway is a regional taxpayer-funded district building greenways to connect St. Louis communities to their rivers, parks and each other. Great Rivers Greenway serves as the steward of the local taxpayers’ investment in the CityArchRiver project, a partner on construction, operations and maintenance of several project components, and leader of the redevelopment and activation of the riverfront. The newly-elevated street along with dedicated walking and biking paths make it a wonderful new place to explore and enjoy.

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