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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The Gateway Arch in 2018

January 5, 2018
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Construction , St. Louis , Things to Do

We’ve got a feeling 2018 is going to be a very good year for the Gateway Arch, and here are just a few reasons why:

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Out with the old, and in with the new!

December 28, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Construction , St. Louis , Things to Do

At the start of a new year, it’s always fun to look ahead to the future. And in 2018, the Gateway Arch’s future is looking pretty bright. As we continue to introduce new and improved ways to experience Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, we’re looking forward to sharing many more stories of our beloved city and its most iconic monument. 

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52 Looks Good on You, Gateway Arch!

October 26, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Construction , St. Louis

Where does the time go? On Saturday, Oct. 28, the Gateway Arch turns 52 years old. For more than five decades, the monument has beckoned millions of visitors to downtown St. Louis, and has inspired millions more with its unique design.

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May 11, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , National Park Service , Construction , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

A collection of our favorite Instagrams this season! 

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Arch Builders Recognized with Commemorative Replica

April 6, 2017
Categories: Development , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Construction

Fifty-five years ago in the small town of Warren, Penn., 280 men worked to weld, cut and fabricate 900 lbs of steel into what is now the Gateway Arch. 

To honor these men and their contributions to our beloved Gateway Arch, the Committee of Retired Boilermakers launched the “Baby Arch” campaign – with the goal of building a miniature replica of the Arch to recognize its original birthplace.

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The Arch Store Is Open!

May 20, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , Construction , Things to Do

We are proud to announce that The Arch Store, located in the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, is now open! Operated by Jefferson National Parks Association (JNPA), the 4,000-square-foot retail space offers visitors numerous ways to connect with the stories of the Gateway Arch, and features an expanded selection of products. The store is part of the overall CityArchRiver project renovations.

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How You Can Enjoy the Arch While Its Indoor Activities Are Temporarily Suspended

December 17, 2015
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Construction , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

There are still plenty of ways to get your Arch fix during this temporary suspension.. Here are a few idea

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Visiting the Gateway Arch: What You Need to Know

March 26, 2015
Categories: Gateway Arch , Riverboats , Construction , Old Courthouse

Whether you’re exploring options or already knee-deep in planning a getaway to St. Louis—and have your sights set on visiting the Gateway Arch—there are a few things you should know before you go.

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Walnut Street Bridge Now Open for Motorists!

March 14, 2014
Categories: Construction , St. Louis

An exciting development is happening downtown today: The new and improved Walnut Street bridge is re-opening for motorists!

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Downtown Wayfinding During Construction

January 24, 2014
Categories: Arch Grounds , Construction

As you may be aware, some of the major roadways surrounding Gateway Arch Grounds have begun or will soon begin to undergo significant changes as CityArchRiver 2015 renovations begin.

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