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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ECLIPSED

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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SUMMERTIME AT THE ARCH AND OLD COURTHOUSE

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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STUNNING SPRINGTIME SCENERY IN ST. LOUIS

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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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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We Want You to Join the Team at the Arch and Riverboats!

February 10, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , National Park Service , St. Louis

The Gateway Arch and the Gateway Arch Riverboats are looking for passionate, outgoing people to join their respective teams. From guiding tours to the top of the Arch, to bartending on the Mighty Mississippi– there’s an adventure for all. Check out our employment opportunities below and apply today!

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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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The Summer of the Blues

June 10, 2016
Categories: Arch Grounds , Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

If you’ve got the post-hockey-season blues, you’re in luck – another “blues season” is beginning in STL: a blues summer!

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Visiting STL in March? A Guide to Jefferson National Expansion Memorial and Riverboat Fun

March 4, 2016
Categories: Programming , Arch Grounds , Riverboats , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

Although the Arch is temporarily closed for renovations, that doesn’t mean you’re short on monumental experiences in March.

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