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 SOUTH leg is approximately 0.3 miles (7 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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Boo in the Lou: Halloween in STL

October 19, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

We hope you have your Halloween jokes ready, STL! Halloween is soon approaching and there are so many ways to celebrate everyone’s favorite “spooktacular” holiday in the Lou. Here are some events and activities around town to get you and the whole family in the Halloween spirit before the big day!

 

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FALL-ing for FALL!

October 6, 2017
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

And with the flip of the calendar page, our favorite season is finally here! October brings so many things – pumpkin spice and cozy sweaters, bonfires and trick-or-treating, and a plethora of outdoor activities with the perfect backdrop found only in beautiful Missouri. Here are a few St. Louis-area day trips where you and your family or friends can breathe in the crisp fall air and watch the leaves change colors before your eyes.

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Nature 101: HBD, NPS!

August 24, 2017
Categories: Gateway Arch , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

For 101 years, the National Park Service has been entrusted with the care of our national parks – six of which are located right here in Missouri. In honor of NPS’ 101st birthday on August 25, 2017, here are some of our favorite ways to explore nature. 

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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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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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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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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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