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The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the temporary closure of Gateway Arch National Park, which includes the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation. The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is the park’s number one priority. NPS is working with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor this rapidly changing situation. When appropriate, Gateway Arch National Park will notify the public when it resumes full operations via traditional media, as well as online at nps.gov/jeff and gatewayarch.com and on social media (@GatewayArchNPS). Those who have pre-purchased Tram Ride to the Top tickets will receive full refunds. For questions regarding ticketing, please email info@gatewayarch.com.

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Operations Temporarily Suspended — Effective immediately and until further notice, per the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to limit social gatherings and events to 50 people or less, the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are temporarily suspending operations due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation. Those who have pre-purchased Riverboat tickets will receive full refunds. For questions regarding ticketing, please email info@gatewayarch.com.

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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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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ALERT

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the temporary closure of Gateway Arch National Park, which includes the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse, beginning Wednesday, March 18 until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation. The health and safety of visitors, employees, volunteers, and partners is the park’s number one priority. NPS is working with federal, state, and local authorities to closely monitor this rapidly changing situation. When appropriate, Gateway Arch National Park will notify the public when it resumes full operations via traditional media, as well as online at nps.gov/jeff and gatewayarch.com and on social media (@GatewayArchNPS).

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Operations Temporarily Suspended — Effective immediately and until further notice, per the recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to limit social gatherings and events to 50 people or less, the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are temporarily suspending operations due to the evolving COVID-19 health situation.

Those who have pre-purchased Tram Ride to the Top or Riverboat tickets will receive full refunds. For questions regarding ticketing, please email info@gatewayarch.com.