ALERT: The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. Please note the walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the NORTH leg is approximately 7.5 blocks (10-15 minutes of average walking time). EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch will be required to have EITHER a Journey to the Top ticket or an Arch Entry-Only ticket to be allowed access to the facility.  Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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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Did Someone Say Free Road Trip?

June 23, 2017

Getaways come in all different shapes and sizes. Getaways to a sporting event, to a resort or to the snowy mountains are great, but what’s better than a free getaway to our best-kept secrets... our national parks?

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June 16, 2017
Categories: St. Louis , Things to Do

Whether you enjoy rock n’ roll, pop, rock or country – this summer, St. Louis has a variety of music festivals and concerts that will appeal to everyone’s ears. From outdoor festivals at our beloved Forest Park to shows at local haunt The Pageant, and even movie soundtrack concerts at Powell Hall, you’re sure to be singin’ around STL this summer.   

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BBQ in the Lou

June 8, 2017
Categories: St. Louis , Things to Do

Summer is a time for family, friends, sunshine and most importantly … BBQ! Lucky for us, St. Louis has some of the best BBQ west of the Mississippi. Be sure to stop by some of our favorite BBQ hot spots this summer – your taste buds will thank you!

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Free Summer Fun in STL

June 2, 2017

Summer is (unofficially) here, and what better time to see and appreciate all that our city has to offer (for free!)? Check out some of the area’s best upcoming events and daily activities: 

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May 26, 2017
Categories: Programming , Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

Nothing quite screams “summer” like Memorial Day Weekend. From cookouts and American-themed pool parties to free events around the city, we’re looking forward to summer in the Lou.

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is hosting a variety of events starting this weekend all the way until Labor Day at the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse. AND both will be operating with extended summer hours. The Gateway Arch is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m; and the Old Courthouse is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Most programs are free and open to the public – so mark your calendar and get ready to explore!

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Boats and the Blues

May 19, 2017

This summer, all you need are boats and the blues.

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May 11, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , National Park Service , Construction , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

A collection of our favorite Instagrams this season! 

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The New-and-Improved Kiener Plaza

May 4, 2017

Kiener Plaza has been a staple of downtown St. Louis for decades. The 1.9-acre park, dedicated in 1962, is named after St. Louis native Harry J. Kiener, a member of the U.S. track team at the 1904 Olympics, which was held in St. Louis during the World’s Fair. Kiener Plaza has received quite a makeover thanks to the CityArchRiver project.

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Gateway Arch Tram Rides Are Back!

April 28, 2017

With Illinois to the east, city landmarks to the west, and the mighty Mississippi River directly below, the best view of St. Louis is back – after a brief closure for repairs and improvements, Journey to the Top tram rides at the Gateway Arch are once again open to the public.

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Kicking It with the Saint Louis Football Club on April 22

April 21, 2017
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

​Once again, the Gateway Arch is a proud sponsor of the Saint Louis Football Club this year!

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