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.
A kid-friendly look at how NASA’s brand new James Webb Space Telescope was built, how it got into space, and some of the very first images it has taken. This program will be held in Tucker Theater in the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, and is free of charge.
The program features a presentation by a guest speaker at 6:45 p.m. in the Arch Visitor Center, and telescope viewing of the night sky from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in the Arch west entrance plaza, weather permitting. (Fall Gateway to the Stars events will take place September 3 and October 8).
*A kid-friendly program featuring the release of the images from the Webb telescope will take place Wednesday, July 13 at 10:00 a.m. in the Tucker Theater.