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Consistent with CDC recommendations, face coverings are required to be worn by everyone ages 2 and older in all federal buildings, regardless of vaccination status. All tram riders, age 2 and up, are required to wear a mask. COVID-19 safety protocols can be found here.

Gateway Arch 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. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security.

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Dockside Activities

Kick back and relax on the banks of the Mississippi! Grab a drink from our dockside bar or a made-to-order burger from the Paddlewheel Café. With everything from happy hours to live music, there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy.

For current COVID-19 health and safety protocols including face covering requirements, please visit our COVID-19 FAQ page.

Paddlewheel Café

Take in the sights of downtown St. Louis and the Mississippi while enjoying delicious made-to-order eats –  toasted ravioli, BBQ chicken salad, and any number of our chef’s specialties – at St. Louis’ only waterfront dining destination!

Paddlewheel Café hours
Closed for the Season

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Dockside Bar

Grab a drink at the Dockside Bar at the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch! Enjoy the best views of St. Louis while having a drink on the water. Grab a bite from the Paddlewheel Café and enjoy daily specials.

ALERT - Limited Capacity

Capacity has been reduced for the tram experience. Tram riders may be assigned to tram cars that include riders outside of their party. Masks must be worn at all times. Guests are encouraged to plan in advance as we are selling out early and often.

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