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.


Kimmswick Cruise

Take a ride along the Mississippi River on this narrated cruise to the quaint riverside town of Kimmswick, Missouri, where you will have time to sightsee, shop and dine.

Choose from one of two cruises to Kimmswick that also include motorcoach transportation. Be entertained during your cruise with on-board bingo*, scenic river views, and narration from the captain. In Kimmswick, stroll through the town and see historic homes, shop at local boutiques and antique stores and eat lunch at the famous Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery.
*Based on availability.

Kimmswick Express Cruise Itinerary

9:30am                      Board Tom Sawyer
10:00am                    Depart
12:15pm                    Arrive in Kimmswick
1:00pm                      Eat lunch at the Blue Owl, shop and explore
3:30pm                      Depart Kimmswick via motorcoach
4:00pm                      Arrive in St. Louis at the Gateway Arch Riverboats dock

Kimmswick Leisure Cruise Itinerary

9:00am                      Board a motorcoach in St. Louis
9:30am                      Depart St. Louis
10:00am                    Arrive in Kimmswick, shop and explore
11:00am                    Eat lunch at the Blue Owl
1:00pm                      Board the Tom Sawyer Riverboat
1:15pm                      Depart Kimmswick
4:30-5:00pm*          Arrive in St. Louis at the Gateway Arch Riverboats dock

*Cruise length can vary depending on river conditions.

Important Note: While visiting Kimmswick, guests must anticipate uneven walking terrain such as stairs and graveled pathways. With that in mind, we cannot recommend this trip for those needing the assistance of a wheelchair or walker, or for those with significant physical/heart conditions or limitations. Please wear comfortable walking shoes for both safety and practicality. If you have any questions regarding this issue please contact our Call Center at 877-982-1410.

2017 Schedule

This cruise is available on the following Thursday: October 5. (Previously scheduled cruise date of October 12 no longer available.)

2017 Pricing

Adult/Child: $80
No complimentary tickets or group discounts are available for this cruise. Lunch is included in the ticket price.


Cruise dates and prices are subject to change. Reservations are required. 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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