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 - 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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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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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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Spend Your Summer at the Arch and Old Courthouse!

May 29, 2015
Categories: Programming , Gateway Arch , Riverboats , National Park Service , St. Louis , Old Courthouse

Even though the official start of the season isn’t until June 21, the Arch and Old Courthouse are in the summer spirit! 

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Rediscover History with Dred Scott Day at the OCH

March 6, 2014
Categories: Programming , National Park Service , Old Courthouse

This Saturday, March 8, the National Park Service honors the 157th anniversary of the Dred Scott Decision, one of the most important cases ever tried in the United States and one that was heard in St. Louis’ Old Courthouse.

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Women’s History Month Events Take Over Arch, OCH in March

February 27, 2014
Categories: Programming , Gateway Arch , National Park Service

March is ​Women’s History Month, and Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is spotlighting the historic contributions of women who shaped the history of the United States with free programs all month long.

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Save the Date: Night at the Museum at the Gateway Arch, March 22!

February 20, 2014
Categories: Programming , Gateway Arch , National Park Service

Get ready for a night out in the Old West at the fourth annual Night at the Museum, Saturday, March 22 from 6 to 9 pm.

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Celebrate Black History Month at the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse

January 30, 2014
Categories: Programming , National Park Service

Throughout the month of February, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial will host free programs and events in honor of Black History Month.

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