• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

For Teachers

Please pardon our dust . . .
Programming at The Old Courthouse and Museum of Westward Expansion will be in transition as both sites undergo rennovation during the redesign project.

The Old Courthouse
Mock trials will continue to be offered in the historic courtrooms at The Old Courthouse. The Dred Scott exhibit gallery will also remain open.

Learn more about mock trials here.

Call 877.982.1410, ext. 0 to make reservations for a mock trial.

The St. Louis history galleries in The Old Courthouse are now closed for reconstruction. They will reopen in spring 2015 with new exhibits on Lewis and Clark, Mountain Men, Plains Indians and Pioneers. Programs for these themes will begin on March 16, 2015.

Call 877.982.1410, ext. 0 to make reservations for one of these new programs.

Museum of Westward Expansion
We will continue scheduling programs at the Museum through February 15, 2015. After that, the Museum will close for renovation and we will offer programs at The Old Courthouse beginning March 16, 2015. Themes will include Lewis and Clark, Mountain Men, Plains Indians and Pioneers.

Read more about these themes here.

Call 877.982.1410, ext. 0 to make reservations.

Education Resources
Go here for a copy of the park's current education flyer with information on museum education programs, educational resources, traveling trunks, teacher workshops, and more.

If you are taking your class to the top of the Gateway Arch or to one of the movie theaters, please visit gatewayarch.com for ticket information.

Education programs and resources at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial are made possible by funding from Jefferson National Parks Association. The Association is a not-for-profit organization and operates stores offering a wide selection of books, audio and video materials and replicated living history items. For more information, please visit their online bookstore. Education discounts for schools are available by calling (voice) 314-231-5474 or (voice) 1-800-537-7962.

 
students in rotunda of Old Courthouse
Students participate in education program at Old Courthouse
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