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Tram Ride to the Top is now available with limited capacity. Currently booking now through July 31, 2021. Infants, ages 0-2, taking the Tram Ride to the Top must have a free ticket. The Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which includes the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Documentary Movie, The Arch Store and Arch Café, is open daily.

The Tram Ride to the Top is SOLD OUT for TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021.

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. 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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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.


The Tram Ride to the Top is currently open with limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety measures. Guests are encouraged to plan in advance as we are selling out early and often.

The Gateway Arch & Riverboats are now hiring. New riverboat employees are eligible for a $300 hiring incentive! Go to for more information and view full list of positions.

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