ALERT: The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. 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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August 17, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

On Monday, August 21, Missourians will experience a total solar eclipse for the first time since 1869. (And for St. Louisans, it is the first total solar eclipse since 1442!) As the moon’s shadow sweeps across our beloved state at an average speed of 1481 mph, those in the line of totality will experience complete darkness as the moon passes between the sun and the earth. 

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Soaking Up the Last of Summer

August 10, 2017
Categories: Programming , Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

Welp. St. Louis schools are back in session. We don’t know about you, but we’re not quite ready for the end of summer. But, all good things must come to an end... right? So as summer dwindles to a close, let’s soak up these last few weeks with FREE, family-friendly fun in STL. 

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Bringin' Back the Blues

August 3, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

The Blues are back, STL – and we aren’t talking about the hockey team…We are talking FREE CONCERTS! 

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Get Fit at Kiener Plaza

July 28, 2017

The Health and Wellness series at Kiener Plaza is a weekly rotation of FREE activities that take place on Thursdays through September 21, and feature yoga sessions, cardio dance workouts and high-intensity bootcamps.

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Happy 50th “Tram”-iversary!

July 21, 2017
Categories: Gateway Arch

Did you know? On July 24, 1967, the Gateway Arch’s North Tram opened for operations, which means this Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the Journey to the Top tram ride. 

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Red, White and Lou

July 6, 2017

A compilation of our favorite patriotic Instagrams throughout STL from the Fourth of July weekend. 

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Time for a Total Eclipse

June 29, 2017

On Monday, August 21, the moon’s shadow will make landfall in Oregon at 10:15 a.m., beginning the United States’ first total solar eclipse since 1979 with Missouri at the center in the direct line of totality. 

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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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