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Welcome Back! Limited capacity tram tickets are now available. Books yours today! (Tram & movie reservations for a specific date become available five days prior.) The Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which includes the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Documentary Movie, The Arch Store and the Arch Café, is currently open.

For Riverboats at the Gateway Arch, the one-hour St. Louis Riverfront Cruise, as well as the Skyline Dinner Cruise and Arch View Lunch Cruise are available for purchase.

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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Tour Operators

For over 50 years, the Gateway Arch has welcomed visitors from around the world. After making $380 million in recent improvements through the CityArchRiver project, we’re more than ready to educate, entertain, and inspire your group.


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
  • Monument to the Dream documentary movie
  • Shopping at three unique gift shops
  • Paddlewheel Café for a riverfront lunch or snack
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Educational Opportunities

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. 

Learn more about these free, year-round programs.

Planning Your Visit

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. Please contact the Call Center at (877) 982-1410 to make group reservations for National Park Service educational programs and activities at the Arch grounds.

For more information, please review the following resources:

2020 Group Pricing – December 31

Additional National Park Service Educational Resources 

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 or (314) 923-3080 for details.

Group Inquiry Form

Groups of 20 or more guests are invited to complete the form below. For groups less than 20, please call (877) 982-1410 to inquire about reservations. Together, we’ll plan an unforgettable experience for your group at the Gateway Arch.


  • Is your event being planned by a third party?
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • What activities is your group interested in?
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