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  • 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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Aerial image of Gateway Arch National Park looking west into downtown St. Louis on a sunny day with a bright blue sky.
August 4
Event Series Event Series: National Park Service Fee-Free Day

National Park Service Fee-Free Day

On Fee-Free Days, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. At Gateway Arch National Park, the $3 entrance fee included in each adult Tram Ride to the Top ticket and adult Documentary Movie ticket is waived on these days.

The Museum at Gateway Arch National Park is always free for all visitors and does not require a ticket or an entry fee.
Plan your visit around the 2024 Fee-Free Days: