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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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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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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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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