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Visitors must enter the monument through the new west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs have become exits only. Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security.

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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.
  • Donation vouchers cannot be extended or replaced.
  • We ask that no written confirmations or thank you notes be mailed.

Donation Request Form

  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

Donations FAQs

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.
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.
Yes. Due to high visitation periods, blackout dates apply to the donated vouchers. 2019 Blackout Dates are: May 25 - 27, July 1-7, August 31 - September 2, November 29 - December 2, December 21 - 31
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.
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.
We ask that no written confirmations or thank you notes be mailed.
Yes. The vouchers will expire 12 months from the date they are printed and mailed (date will be noted on the vouchers).

Unaccompanied Minor Tram Policy: Any unaccompanied tram rider who presents a child’s ticket must have an adult, at least 18 years of age, with them to provide permission to ride alone. Children under the age of 10 may not ride unaccompanied.