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    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut bridge will be closed as of today Monday, March 31, 2014. This will leave the Pine St. bridge as the Arch grounds point of entry to and from the city. The new Walnut St. bridge will open next Friday to foot traffic.

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?

Black dog

Meriwether Lewis took his Newfoundland dog Seaman on the Lewis and Clark expedition? Seaman made the entire trip with the Corps and is credited with waking the members when a bison entered the camp and almost trampled them. Click here to learn more about Lewis and Clark. More...