Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended.The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. The walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the SOUTH leg is approximately 0.25 miles (5 minutes of average walking time). 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. Certain artifacts from the Museum are on display in exhibit galleries at the Old Courthouse.

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Private Events

Whatever the occasion, you and your guests will enjoy a unique and memorable event when you host your private gathering aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, at the Old Courthouse or at the Gateway Arch. Steeped in history and overlooking the city skyline and mighty Mississippi River, the Gateway Arch makes the perfect place for events of all kinds, such as:

  • Family reunions
  • Church gatherings
  • Birthday parties
  • Weddings
  • Anniversaries
  • Fundraisers
  • Corporate meetings
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Private Events on the
Riverboats at the Gateway Arch

For more information about hosting your private event aboard one of our riverboats, visit our Private Charters section, or contact Sales Manager, Natasha McIntosh, at (314) 923-3047 or

Private Events at the Gateway Arch
and Old Courthouse

The Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse provide stunning and historic venues for private events of all kinds. The Old Courthouse is available for private events through May 2018 then year-round beginning July 2018. Private events will once again be available at the Gateway Arch beginning Fall 2018 then September through May going forward. Plan your private evening event at the Gateway Arch or Old Courthouse by contacting Victoria Dugan with the National Park Service at (314) 655-1611 or