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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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Grand Opening

The new Museum at the Gateway Arch will open on July 3, 2018! Join us at the new West Entrance for a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 am. Following the ribbon cutting, the museum and will be open to the public! There will be a celebration in the North Gateway park area after the ceremony with food trucks, games, live music and more!

Event Schedule

Museum and Visitor Center Ribbon Cutting (Museum opens directly after)
WHEN: 10 am
WHERE: Museum at the Gateway Arch – West Entrance plaza in Luther Ely Smith Square at Gateway Arch National Park

Grand Opening Celebration in the North Gateway
WHEN: 11:30 am – 2 pm
WHERE: North Gateway park area at Gateway Arch National Park, near Eads Bridge

For more details and updates, please visit the Gateway Arch Park Foundation website.

Gateway Arch Hours of Operation: Please note Gateway Arch hours of operation the week of July 2 (the last tram departs approximately one hour before closing time).

Monday, July 2: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Tuesday, July 3: 12-10 p.m.
Wednesday, July 4: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Thursday, July 5: 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Friday, July 6: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday, July 7: 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

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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