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  • SOLD OUT 4/17/24: The Tram Ride to the Top is SOLD OUT for Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Tram tickets are expected to sell out early and often. We encourage guests to purchase tickets in advance of their desired visit.

  • Visiting the Gateway Arch: Enter the monument through the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs are exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security. Tickets sell out early and often, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Pending availability, additional tickets may be available for same-day purchase beginning at 9am each day through our website, call center, and ticket center at the Gateway Arch. Same-day ticket availability is not guaranteed and sells out early and often.

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A number of guests walking around the Gateway Arch main entrance on Fee Free Day with a view of the Old Courthouse in the background.
April 20, 2019
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Event Series Event Series: Fee-Free Day

Fee-Free Day

Each year, the National Park Service offers fee-free days in which the NPS entrance fee is waived. At Gateway Arch National Park, the $3 entrance fee is included in each adult Tram Ride to the Top ticket and adult Documentary Movie ticket. On the fee-free days, that $3 is waived.

2020 fee-free days are January 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday), April 18 (First day of NPS Week), August 5 (Celebrating the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act), September 26 (National Public Lands Day) and November 11 (Veterans Day).