Bring the wow factor when planning your next group tour with a visit to Gateway Arch! For more than 55 years, the monument has provided breathtaking views from 630 feet in the sky, courtesy of one of the most unique tram rides in the world. It is also home to a recently re-imagined, world-class visitor center and museum, which features six themed exhibit galleries covering more than 200 years of history, from the founding of St. Louis as fur trading post to the completion of the Arch in 1965. Gateway Arch National Park rangers lead free tours of the museum daily.
Your Arch visit doesn’t end there. Include a Mississippi River cruise aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch and see where some of our country’s most pivotal civil rights court cases took place with a walk past the Old Courthouse.
Your group will undoubtedly have an unforgettable experience at Gateway Arch.
Contact a sales manager at [email protected] or 314-923-3080 for to book your next group outing.
Planning Your Visit
Gateway Arch visitors must enter the monument through the west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs have come exits only.
For your safety, all visitors to the Gateway Arch must pass through an airport-style security checkpoint. Please arrive 30 minutes before your first ticketed event to go through security.
The Gateway Arch Group Sales team is happy to assist with your planning and provide logos and photos for use on your marketing materials or website. Contact a sales manager at [email protected] or 314-923-3080 for details.
As part of Gateway Arch National Park (formerly Jefferson National Expansion Memorial), the Gateway Arch is a national historic site offering 97 acres of engaging activities sure to entertain your group members.
- Gateway Arch and Tram Ride to the Top of the Gateway Arch
- Old Courthouse*, site of the landmark Dred Scott decision
- The Museum at the Gateway Arch
- Riverboats at the Gateway Arch
- Ask us about adding a boxed lunch to your group’s cruise
- Monument to the Dream documentary movie
- Shopping at two unique gift shops
- Paddlewheel Café for a riverfront lunch or snack
- Arch Café for a quick bite inside the Gateway Arch Visitor Center
*The Old Courthouse is currently unavailable
Please allow 60 minutes per trial or tour. Maximum group size for National Park Service programs is 30. For student groups, one adult is required for every 10 students. Group reservations for National Park Service programs must be made at least 30 days in advance. Programs are subject to availability.
The $3 National Park entrance fee is waived for bona fide educational groups. Fill out our Group Inquiry Form and a Group Sales team member will contact you.
Enhance your group’s understanding of the story of the Gateway Arch and the St. Louis region’s important place in American history with a variety of ranger-led programs hosted by the National Park Service (NPS).
The Education Department at Gateway Arch National Park provides education programs and resources aligned with national, state, and local learning standards. Our NPS ranger-led programs can support classroom education with museum exhibits, living history items and period clothing. Rangers facilitate audience-centered programs that feature role playing, decision-making, multiple perspectives, analytical thinking and many hands-on activities to help students better understand the people, places, and events that inspired settlers’ expansion into the western United States and St. Louis’ role in 19th century history.