• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »

Park Fun

Opportunity and challenge await you on this new and exciting scavanger hunt through the exhibits of the Museum of Westward Expansion beneath the Gateway Arch.

Follow the history of the American west from the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 to the turn of the century. Join explorers like Lewis and Clark, American Indians and pioneers in traversing the historic landscape of the Great Plains.

Museum Scavanger Hunt
Scavanger Hunt Answer Key

Did You Know?

Cartoon grouse

The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...