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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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Paddlewheel Cafe

Savor Gateway Arch views and made-to-order burgers, sandwiches, snacks, and more at the Paddlewheel Café. Located on the riverboat dock, the café is a perfect place to begin or wrap up your cruise experience.

For a to-go option, box lunches are available March–November with advance notice. Call (877) 982-1410 for details.


Located on the riverboat dock at
50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63102

Hours of Operation


Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11:00am–3:00pm


Daily, 11:00am–3:00pm

June– Labor Day

Thursday – Sunday, 11:00am – 3:00pm


Thursday – Friday, 11:00am–2:00pm
Saturday & Sunday, 11:00am – 3:00pm


Friday, Saturday & Sunday, 11:00am – 3:00pm



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.