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Tram Ride to the Top is now available with limited capacity. Currently booking now through July 31, 2021. Infants, ages 0-2, taking the Tram Ride to the Top must have a free ticket. The Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which includes the Museum at the Gateway Arch, Documentary Movie, The Arch Store and Arch Café, is open daily.

The Tram Ride to the Top is SOLD OUT for TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2021.

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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Parking Options

Gateway Arch Parking

Visitor parking sign in downtown St. Louis

Parking in Downtown St. Louis: For a list of preferred parking locations in downtown St. Louis, visit

Accessible Parking: While there is no on-site parking available, visitors can find a list of preferred parking locations at Each garage and surface lot has handicap accessible spaces available on a first come, first served basis. Two passenger drop-off/pick-up spaces are available on 4th Street across from the Old Courthouse, between Market & Chestnut.  Metered accessible spaces near the Arch entrance are also available on a first come, first served basis along Memorial Drive between Walnut & Market Streets and between Chestnut and Pine Streets.

Driving Directions

Bus Parking

For bus parking locations, contact a sales manager at or (314) 923-3080.

Driving Directions

Riverboats at the Gateway Arch Parking

Convenient Levee parking is available for a cash fee.

To access the riverfront, take Chouteau Avenue toward the riverfront mural wall, then turn left onto Leonor K Sullivan Blvd. Continue North on Leonor K. Sullivan Blvd, past Poplar St. to enter Levee Parking on the Right.(Parking availability is subject to weather and river conditions.)

DO NOT USE GPS NAVIGATION | GPS use is NOT recommended due to recent street changes near the Gateway Arch Riverfront.

Please Note: Due the slope of the levee, the paved pathways on the cobblestones leading to the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are not ADA compliant.

* Levee parking is not operated by the Gateway Arch or Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.

Driving Directions


The Tram Ride to the Top is currently open with limited capacity due to COVID-19 safety measures. Guests are encouraged to plan in advance as we are selling out early and often.

The Gateway Arch & Riverboats are now hiring. New riverboat employees are eligible for a $300 hiring incentive! Go to for more information and view full list of positions.

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