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.


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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Warm Up with Indoor Activities in St. Louis

January 20, 2017
Categories: St. Louis , Things to Do

The unpredictable St. Louis winter weather has most of us walking around in a slump of fatigue, and we can almost bet most of us are hoping the groundhog does not see his shadow in just a few short weeks. But until then, there are plenty of indoor activities around town that will keep us busy – from new exhibits to musical shows and concerts, St. Louis sure knows how to keep our minds off summer! 

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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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December 29, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

3… 2… 1…! Do you hear that? It’s the sound of New Year’s Eve in St. Louis, hot on our heels! If you’ve waited until the Eleventh Hour to solidify your plans, don’t worry! We’re here to help.

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Rockin’ Around St. Louis

December 16, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

For many of us, the holiday season is jam-packed with shopping, baking and entertaining out-of-town visitors. Dust the sugar off your apron, ditch the crowded malls and spend these next few weeks experiencing all St. Louis has to offer with your loved ones (you can even leave your wallet at home for some of these fun-filled festivities)!

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It Tastes Like the Holidays in STL

December 2, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

It seems as though gingerbread cookies and candy canes are everywhere these days, which can only mean one thing: the return of holiday-flavored treats! It is our civil duty to you (and your taste buds) that we share a few St. Louis sweet treats that seriously taste like Christmas. Warning: delicious swirls of peppermint, chocolate and gingerbread ahead. 

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Gobble Up the Fun on Thanksgiving!

November 10, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , St. Louis , Things to Do

From devouring grandma’s pumpkin pie to spending quality time with friends and family – Thanksgiving is a holiday we’re all thankful for. Whether you’re new to St. Louis, or looking for some fun new traditions, we’ve got you covered with holiday activities the whole family can enjoy.

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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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September 29, 2016
Categories: Gateway Arch , Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

The cool breeze washing over us suddenly smells of pumpkin spice and bonfires, and people all over Missouri have begun to pull out their cozy fall sweaters. Soak up this beautiful weather while enjoying these family-friendly activities around St. Louis! 

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It's Oktoberfest Time!

September 23, 2016
Categories: Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

Although Munich hosts the world’s largest Oktoberfest celebration, that doesn’t mean we can’t get in on the fun here in St. Louis! Here are some upcoming Oktoberfest celebrations that you won’t want to miss!

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Your September STL Concert Set List

September 9, 2016
Categories: Riverboats , St. Louis , Things to Do

From the St. Louis blues to Nelly, music is in our city’s roots, and this month is packed with a great lineup of concerts here in STL! Whether it’s an outdoor music festival in Forest Park, or watching Queen B slay with 67,000 of her biggest fans, there is music for people of all ages and interests. 

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