With a heat advisory in effect through July 22, visitors should consider bringing water and a hat or umbrella when walking to the Arch. 

The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. Please note the walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the NORTH leg is approximately 7.5 blocks (10-15 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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Groups of all types – school groups, scout groups, tour groups, church groups, wedding parties, family reunions, corporate groups and more – enjoy their experience at the magnificent Gateway Arch!

Make your group’s visit to the Arch and surrounding attractions more exciting with special activities and educational programs, offered through the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and the National Park Service.


  • Educators

    The Gateway Arch and Jefferson National Expansion Memorial offer countless educational opportunities for students of all ages. 

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  • Scout Leaders
    Scout Leaders

    Bring your troop to the Gateway Arch to learn more about St. Louis’ role in westward expansion, the abolition of slavery and more.  Call-in reservation for spring and summer begin January 2, 2016.

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  • Tour Operators
    Tour Operators

    The Gateway Arch has entertained group tours from around the world. With convenient bus drop-offs and parking, we offer a wide variety of activities for groups, large and small. 

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  • Other Groups
    Other Groups

    Groups of all sizes are welcome at the Arch, where we offer a wide variety of activities for groups of all ages.

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  • Group Information
    Group Information

    Visiting the Gateway Arch with a group is always a fun and memorable experience. Learn more about how to make your tour enjoyable for all members of your group.

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  • Private Events
    Private Events

    Whether you’re planning a family reunion or a wedding, a birthday party or corporate event, the Gateway Arch has an option to fit your needs and help you create an unforgettable gathering. 

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