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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Rollin' on the Riverboats

February 22, 2018
Categories: Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

Riverboat cruise season is here! Since their arrival on the downtown Mississippi riverfront 54 years ago, the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch have provided millions of people unique river adventures not found anywhere else in the region.

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Gifting the Gateway Arch

February 15, 2018
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Old Courthouse

Just because Valentine’s Day is over and the holidays are behind us doesn’t mean gift giving needs to stop! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, anniversary, sending a friend off to a new city or giving a gift just because, The Arch Store has you covered. These Arch-themed gift ideas are sure to help you gain brownie points with friends and family. 

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February 9, 2018
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

If you’ve already made your Valentine’s Day plans, good for you! But for all the procrastinators out there: Ditch the fancy restaurant and expensive flowers, and instead enjoy a romantic afternoon at the Gateway Arch! 

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Explore the Gateway Arch’s renovated “backyard” at the Great Backyard Bird Count

February 2, 2018
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

Looking for a winter adventure in St. Louis? Join the Audubon Center at Riverlands and National Park Service for the Great Backyard Bird Count – where you can collect scientific data, see wild birds, and learn about natural and cultural history, all at the Gateway Arch park grounds on February 17.

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Humans of the Gateway Arch, Part 2

January 18, 2018
Categories: Development , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

As we count down the days until the grand opening of the Museum at the Gateway Arch and the monument’s new visitor center in July, we’re spotlighting a few of the dedicated and hardworking employees who help make the Arch such an amazing place to visit, work and play. Meet a few more “Humans of the Gateway Arch.” (And click here to read part one of this series!)

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A Wonderful Winter in STL

January 12, 2018
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

We all know St. Louis weather is up, down and all around during the winter, but that won’t stop us from enjoying some of the best events the Lou has to offer. Whether you prefer to bundle up and head outside for some fresh air or stay inside with the heaters, there is something fun for everyone this winter! 

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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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Happy New Year, STL!

December 21, 2017
Categories: St. Louis , Things to Do

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays coming to a close, it’s time to relax, unwind and celebrate 2017 while looking forward to a great 2018. Where will you be ringing in the new year, STL? If you’re not quite sure yet, check out our list of some of the hottest spots in town for your countdown.   

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Humans of the Gateway Arch

December 15, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , St. Louis

Although the Gateway Arch is physically made up of 142 pieces of stainless steel, it’s the work of hundreds of loyal and hardworking employees that makes the Gateway Arch one of the most popular destinations in the world.

The Gateway Arch family includes many types of career specialties – from photographers and landscapers, to logistics coordinators, engineers and sales associates. Together, these people are responsible for creating an unforgettable Gateway Arch visitor experience where people will leave with lasting memories.

Here, we’re spotlighting four members of our extraordinary team who help make this experience come to life.  

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