Due to construction, The Arch Store (located in the visitor center below the Arch) will be closing early at 4pm on the following days: January 17 - 19 and 23 - 26. All other days, the store will be open until 6pm.

NOTICE: THE WHEELCHAIR LIFT AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE IS TEMPORARILY DOWN.  THE OLD COURTHOUSE WILL NOT BE ACCESSIBLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 

ALERT: The Tram Ride to the Top of the Arch is TEMPORARILY CLOSED for system improvements until March 2017. During the closure, no ticket is required for entry into the Arch facility which includes The Arch Store and the award-winning documentary, "Monument to the Dream" (free showings throughout the day). 

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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Warm Up with Indoor Activities in St. Louis

January 20, 2017
Categories: St. Louis , Things to Do

The unpredictable St. Louis winter weather has most of us walking around in a slump of fatigue, and we can almost bet most of us are hoping the groundhog does not see his shadow in just a few short weeks. But until then, there are plenty of indoor activities around town that will keep us busy – from new exhibits to musical shows and concerts, St. Louis sure knows how to keep our minds off summer! 

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Happy Birthday, George Washington Carver!

January 13, 2017
Categories: Things to Do

George Washington Carver is best remembered for his research into the commercial uses for the peanut. He was born 153 years ago this month, in Diamond, a small town in southwestern Missouri.

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1767 Holiday Spirit

January 6, 2017
Categories: National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

This Saturday, January 7, the Old Courthouse hosts the 1767 Twelfth Afternoon Ball, in which visitors will be transported back in time to Colonial America and celebrate the holiday season just how St. Louisans did in 1767.

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RINGING IN ’17 IN STL

December 29, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

3… 2… 1…! Do you hear that? It’s the sound of New Year’s Eve in St. Louis, hot on our heels! If you’ve waited until the Eleventh Hour to solidify your plans, don’t worry! We’re here to help.

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2016: A Year in Photos

December 23, 2016
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2016 sure has been a memorable year at the Arch and Old Courthouse. Here are a few of our favorite Instagram photos to commemorate the year. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @gatewayarchstl and tag #gatewayarch so we can see all of your beautiful photos. Here's to 2017! 

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Rockin’ Around St. Louis

December 16, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

For many of us, the holiday season is jam-packed with shopping, baking and entertaining out-of-town visitors. Dust the sugar off your apron, ditch the crowded malls and spend these next few weeks experiencing all St. Louis has to offer with your loved ones (you can even leave your wallet at home for some of these fun-filled festivities)!

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Your Lou-Lovin’ Gift Guide

December 9, 2016
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Hearing the words “holiday shopping” might make you run for the hills, especially as you think about fighting the crowds at the mall or finding a gift for Aunt Mindy. Don’t stress out, we’re here to help! This gift guide that is perfect for those who love the Lou.

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It Tastes Like the Holidays in STL

December 2, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

It seems as though gingerbread cookies and candy canes are everywhere these days, which can only mean one thing: the return of holiday-flavored treats! It is our civil duty to you (and your taste buds) that we share a few St. Louis sweet treats that seriously taste like Christmas. Warning: delicious swirls of peppermint, chocolate and gingerbread ahead. 

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Holidays at the Arch and Old Courthouse

November 22, 2016
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Spend the holidays at the Arch and Old Courthouse! From live music to a special exhibit and more, we’ll be decking the halls and celebrating the holiday season with a variety of family-friendly events from November through January. 

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Oh, Snap! Our Favorite Fall Instagrams

November 18, 2016
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Old Courthouse

Our favorite Instagrams from this season!

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