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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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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Enjoy Activities at the Old Courthouse During the Arch's Short-Term Closure

January 14, 2016
Categories: Programming , National Park Service , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

The Old Courthouse offers free visitor programs that you should check out!

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How You Can Enjoy the Arch While Its Indoor Activities Are Temporarily Suspended

December 17, 2015
Categories: Arch Grounds , Gateway Arch , National Park Service , Construction , St. Louis , Old Courthouse , Things to Do

There are still plenty of ways to get your Arch fix during this temporary suspension.. Here are a few idea

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