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 and Riverboats at the Gateway Arch strive to accommodate donation requests made for charitable fundraisers whenever possible. Please review these guidelines prior to submitting your donation request.

  • Organization representatives must fill out the below request form online to be considered. Please DO NOT submit duplicate requests.
  • Requests must be made at least 45 days in advance of event date.
  • Mailed, phoned, or faxed donation requests WILL NOT be accepted.
  • Organizations are limited to 1 donation request per calendar year.
  • Due to the high volume of requests, donations are limited to Illinois and Missouri organizations only.
  • The Gateway Arch and Riverboats at the Gateway Arch reserve the right to deny any donation request as we see fit.

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Donations FAQs

What is a standard donation for the Gateway Arch and Riverboats at the Gateway Arch?
Our donations will be mailed as (2) Gateway Arch Tram ticket vouchers and (2) St Louis Riverfront Cruise ticket vouchers. Each voucher is valid for one person.
Are reservations needed to use the vouchers?
Reservations are not required but are recommended when redeeming vouchers. To make a reservation, contact our Gateway Arch Call Center at (877) 982-1410; make sure to have voucher numbers and specific date and times ready for the Call Center agent.
Do blackout dates apply?
Yes. Due to high visitation periods, blackout dates apply to the donated vouchers. 2018 blackout dates are: May 26–28, July 1–8, September 1–3, November 23–25, December 22–31.
What is the cash value of the donation?
The cash value for two (2) Gateway Arch Tram vouchers is $26 and two (2) St. Louis Riverfront cruise vouchers is $40 for a total value of $66.
Can organizations publish the Gateway Arch or Riverboats at the Gateway Arch as donors?
No. The donation of these vouchers does not constitute the endorsement of an organization, sponsorship of any event, or the right to use the names of Gateway Arch or Riverboats at the Gateway Arch in any marketing or advertising materials. No goods or services will be provided in exchange for this donation.
Should organizations send a confirmation?
We ask that no written confirmations or thank you notes be mailed.
Will the donation expire?
Yes. The vouchers will expire 16 months from the date they are printed and mailed (date will be noted on the vouchers).