As of Tuesday, June 19, all Gateway Arch visitors will enter the monument through the new west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs will become exits only. Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended. EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch will be required to have EITHER a Tram Ride to the Top ticket or an Arch Entry-Only ticket to be allowed access to the facility.

Please Note: The Museum of Westward Expansion, located under the Gateway Arch is closed for significant renovations. The Grand Opening of the Museum at the Gateway Arch begins with a ribbon cutting event on Tuesday, July 3 at 10am - the facility will open at noon following the event that morning. The Museum galleries will be closed to the public until then.

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Additional Groups

With a variety of attractions and activities available, the Gateway Arch is proud to welcome groups of all ages, sizes, and interests. Whether you represent an organization, church, military, or service group, the Gateway Arch has a variety of group offerings to help ensure that your experience is an unforgettable one.

Museum Education Programs

To enhance your group’s experience at the Arch, call on our National Park Service ranger-led programs. Using exhibits, living history items, and period clothing, NPS rangers will help your group learn about the people, places, and events involved in early settlers’ expansion into western America, as well as St. Louis’ role during the 19th century. Learn more about our education programs here. 

Group Discounts

When you purchase 19 tickets, your 20th ticket is free. This group discount applies to tickets for the Tram Ride to the Top of the Gateway Arch and many of our other activities.

Private Events

Celebrate your special occasion aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, or host your next corporate meeting at the Gateway Arch or the stunning and historic Old Courthouse. Learn more here.

Park Pass for Military Groups

With proper documentation, members of the United States military and their dependents may obtain a free annual “America the Beautiful” pass. This pass waives the National Park entrance fee for Tram Ride to the Top adult tickets ($3 off) and all other federal recreation sites. For details, visit the National Park Service website.

Group Inquiry Form

Use the form below to let us know more about your group. Together, we’ll develop a plan to ensure that everyone has an unforgettable experience at the Gateway Arch.

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