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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Gateway Arch Parking

Visitor parking sign in downtown St. Louis

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Bus Parking

Free bus parking is available on South Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. (south of Poplar Street) on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Parking

Convenient parking is available for a cash fee on the levee near the riverboat dock. Access the lot from South Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd. between Poplar Street and the Gateway Arch Grand Staircase. (Parking availability is subject to weather and river conditions.)

* Please note levee parking is not operated by the Gateway Arch or Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.

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