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.


Please read the following terms and conditions for private charter cruises aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboats.

Deposit & Settlement Procedures

To secure a vessel for a specific time and date, a $1000 deposit is required and must be received within 30 days of making the reservations.

This deposit is 50% refundable if written notification of cancellation is received 30 days prior to the cruise date. If the charter is cancelled within 30 days of the cruise date, all deposits are forfeited.

A Sales Manager will assist you in determining the menus, bar and entertainment arrangements you desire and will provide you with a contract outlining your requests and their costs.

A guarantee of the number of passengers and full payment of all contracted services must be received no later than five business days prior to the cruise date (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays not included).

Banquet Service

All food items must be supplied and prepared by Gateway Arch Riverboats. Please explore our menus.

Beverage Service

Gateway Arch Riverboats, as a licensee, is responsible for the administration of the sale and service of alcoholic beverages as regulated by the state law.

No liquor, beer, soda or ice can be brought on board by the organization or its passengers. No alcoholic beverages will be served to anyone under the age of 21.

Vessel Availability

Due to our vessels’ busy cruise schedules, charter deliveries and decorators will not have access to the vessel until one hour prior to the contracted boarding time.

As required by U.S. Coast Guard regulations, all signage, materials, centerpieces, etc., brought on board the vessel must meet with approval of the Captain of the vessel. Candles and confetti are prohibited.

No passengers may board before the contracted boarding time without prior approval.

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