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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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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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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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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Trivia Time: Missouri’s National Parks

November 4, 2016
Categories: National Park Service , Things to Do

If you’re looking for a unique way to spend your Thanksgiving holiday weekend, look no further than making a visit to Missouri’s national parks. Between their beautiful sights and rich history, they are Missouri’s best-kept secrets. Test your knowledge about them with a little trivia!

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Canoeing, Hiking and More: Outdoor Adventures for All Ages

October 21, 2016
Categories: National Park Service , St. Louis , Things to Do

The best kind of adventures happen outdoors, and with family. Join the National Park Service in getting outside and experiencing nature-centric fun with a very special adventure.

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A Colossal Columbus Day Idea

October 7, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

Columbus Day (this Monday, October 10!) commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in and the discovery of the New World. In honor of this day, embark on your own voyage of discovery...

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Find Your Missouri Park: Take the Passport Challenge

August 27, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

Now is the perfect time to experience Missouri’s national parks. And what better way than with a little challenge?

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Happy 100th Birthday, National Park Service!

August 19, 2016
Categories: Programming , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Old Courthouse

The National Park Service will cross the century mark on August 25!

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Your Memorial Day Weekend Checklist

May 27, 2016
Categories: Programming , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

With arrival of Memorial Day weekend, it’s safe to say that SUMMER IS FINALLY HERE! We’ve compiled a bucket list of holiday fun with the Arch, Old Courthouse and Riverboats so you don’t have to:

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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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