ALERT: The Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitor Center has relocated to the Old Courthouse at 11 N. 4th Street. EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch facility must have a timed ticket. Buy tickets online or at the Old Courthouse Ticket Center.  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). 

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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  • Directions & Parking Information
    Directions & Parking Information

    Travel to the Gateway Arch and other attractions easily by car, on foot or via public transit. Discover all the details about transportation options, directions and parking here. For groups traveling by bus, refer to these bus parking and directions.

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  • Accessibility

    Find details about wheelchair and stroller accessibility, as well as vision and hearing assistance, at the Arch and other attractions.

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  • Hours of Operation
    Hours of Operation

    Hours of operation vary by activity. 

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  • Planning Your Visit
    Planning Your Visit

    Before you visit the Gateway Arch, review this information about what to expect, as well as what to bring with you.

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  • Buy Tickets
    Buy Tickets

    Save time by purchasing advance tickets online! Same day tickets available for purchase. Please note, online tickets cannot be purchased less than two hours in advance.


    1.)  During construction, capacity of the Arch is limited. 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. You may enter the security line no more than 30 minutes prior to your activity time.

    2.) The Journey to the Top tram ride may not be fully accessible to guests with mobility impairments. Click here to learn more.

    3.) Due to security measures at the Gateway Arch, all visitors to the Arch must pass through an airport style security checkpoint. No weapons--including firearms, knives, pepper spray, mace, or electronic weapons--are allowed.

    4.) Group pricing is not available for online purchases - please contact the Call Center at (877) 982-1410 to make a group reservation. 

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