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.


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Party with Your Pooch at the Park!

October 12, 2017

Grab your favorite furry four-legged companion and join us this weekend for Arch Bark, the first signature dog event at the new Gateway Arch Grounds! Arch Bark celebrates the dog-friendly nature of the expanded park grounds with a variety of activities for you and Fido.

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FALL-ing for FALL!

October 6, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

And with the flip of the calendar page, our favorite season is finally here! October brings so many things – pumpkin spice and cozy sweaters, bonfires and trick-or-treating, and a plethora of outdoor activities with the perfect backdrop found only in beautiful Missouri. Here are a few St. Louis-area day trips where you and your family or friends can breathe in the crisp fall air and watch the leaves change colors before your eyes.

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Explore Missouri's Great Outdoors

September 28, 2017

Fall is the prime season to explore the great outdoors! With all of the incredible parks and public lands in Missouri, there are plenty of options to consider. 

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All About Kimmswick

September 22, 2017

Maybe you have heard of Kimmswick, Mo., maybe you haven’t. This small town, located 24 miles south of St. Louis on the Mississippi River, is known for many things, including strawberries, local shops and world-famous apple pie. It’s also the destination of October 5th’s Gateway Arch Riverboats Kimmswick Cruise.

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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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