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 in the Spring - 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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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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JOIN US FOR NATIONAL PARK WEEK

April 13, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

The month of April not only brings us showers (and hopefully May flowers), but it also brings us National Park Week! From exploring your go-to park to discovering a new favorite, there are over 400 national parks in the U.S., and SIX specifically in Missouri, including the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Free, family-friendly, interactive programs will be available at the Old Courthouse all week long. We hope you can join us for the fun!

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Arch Builders Recognized with Commemorative Replica

April 6, 2017
Categories: Development , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Construction

Fifty-five years ago in the small town of Warren, Penn., 280 men worked to weld, cut and fabricate 900 lbs of steel into what is now the Gateway Arch. 

To honor these men and their contributions to our beloved Gateway Arch, the Committee of Retired Boilermakers launched the “Baby Arch” campaign – with the goal of building a miniature replica of the Arch to recognize its original birthplace.

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Spring Into Your Park on April 8

March 30, 2017
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Extra, extra! Read all about it! The Gateway Arch grounds are officially re-opening, and we want you to help us celebrate. Join us on Saturday, April 8 as we commemorate the renovation and reimagining of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial at the Spring into your Park event. 

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All Aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboats!

March 24, 2017
Categories: Gateway Arch , Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

The air smells of freshly mowed grass at Busch Stadium; sweet tunes fill Forest Park as The Muny prepares for its 2017 season; and the Gateway Arch Riverboats are sparkling in the Missouri sun – it’s officially springtime in St. Louis!

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Baseball Is Back

March 17, 2017
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The Cardinals are still soaking up that Florida sunshine for a couple more weeks of spring training, but before we know it baseball will be back in St. Louis. 

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President Jefferson and the Gateway Arch

March 9, 2017
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One of the most iconic figures in American history, Thomas Jefferson, a Founding Father and third U.S. president, was inaugurated 216 years ago on March 4. One of his most significant achievements of his 8-year presidency was his role in the westward expansion of the United States. It is for that reason that the Gateway Arch is forever connected to him.

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Women’s History Month at the Old Courthouse

March 3, 2017
Categories: National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

March is Women’s History Month, and to celebrate all women both past and present, the Old Courthouse hosts special programs and events that spotlight St. Louis’ nationally significant, local women's history. 

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Guide to Mardi Gras in STL

February 24, 2017
Categories: St. Louis , Things to Do

It’s no secret that St. Louisans love a good excuse to celebrate. Whether that’s the Arch’s 50th birthday or a Cardinals win – we’ll flood the streets with people any day of the year.

But did you know that apart from celebrations in New Orleans, one of the largest Mardi Gras celebrations happens right here in St. Louis? This weekend, over 200,000 people will head to Soulard for live entertainment, good food and drinks, and of course the annual Mardi Gras Parade led by the Budweiser Clydesdales.

We’re seasoned veterans of Mardi Gras in STL, and below you’ll find some great tips on how to prepare for the festivities!

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President Ulysses S. Grant’s February Milestones

February 17, 2017
Categories: National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

Although Presidents’ Day was originally established in 1885 in recognition of George Washington, the federal holiday is now a day to commemorate all U.S. presidents.  

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