ALERT: The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. The walking distance between the Old Courthouse and the Arch entrance at the SOUTH leg is approximately 0.3 miles (7 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.


One-Hour Sightseeing Cruise

Take a delightful, one-hour journey back to a time when steamboats ruled the Mississippi River. Narrated by the captain or a National Park Service Ranger, this cruise highlights the history of St. Louis and the mighty river’s role today.

Admire the Gateway Arch, as well as other historical and inspiring architecture from aboard a replica nineteenth-century steamboat. During this cruise, the captain or a National Park Service (NPS) ranger* will explain how the river affects and benefits the surrounding city.

*An NPS ranger will be aboard  the 1:30pm cruise on weekends in the spring and fall; Daily on the 12pm, 1:30pm, and 3pm cruises during the summer from May 26 - September 3.

2018 Schedule

Cruises run daily beginning March 3 through November 30 at various times, except Thanksgiving Day.

2018 Pricing

Adult: $20 (Save $3 when you make it a Tram & Cruise Combo**!)
Child (age 3–15): $10 (Save $1 when you make it a Tram and Cruise Combo**!)
Children under age 3: Free

**The Captain’s Combo includes the One-Hour Sightseeing Cruise plus A Journey to the Top.

2018 Group Rates (20+ people)

Adult: $19
Child (age 3–15): $9
Child under age 3: Free

Your 20th ticket is complimentary.


Cruise dates and prices are subject to change. Reservations are recommended. Purchase tickets online or by calling 877-982-1410.


The Gateway Arch Riverboats are located below the south leg of the Gateway Arch at 50 S. Leonor K. Sullivan Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63102. Parking is available on the levee in front of the boats. When approaching from the south, use Chouteau Avenue to access this parking area.

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