• Looking up at the Gateway Arch


    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Park Over the Highway Takes Shape with MoDot Work this Weekend

    MoDot crews will close 1-44 starting in the evening at 7:00 p.m. Friday, July 11 to begin the process of placing 40 girders across the highway. Each girder weighs 14 tons and is 100 feet long.The highway will reopen by 5:00 a.m. on Monday July 14.

For Teachers


Below is a list of resources for teachers, homeschool parents, scout leaders and educators. Click on the links below for more information. To make reservations for our free Museum Education Programs, Boy Scout and Girl Scout programs please call 877.982.1410, ext. 0.

Education Flyer (PDF)
Click on the link above for the park's current education flyer with information on museum education programs, educational resources, traveling trunks, teacher workshops, and more.

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Archival Resources

Museum Education Programs

Outreach Programs

Scouting Programs

Self-Guided Tours

Special Lewis & Clark interactive website

Special Programs

Teacher Activity Guides

Teaching with Historic Places

Traveling Trunks

Video loan program

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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Did You Know?

The Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is 630 feet high and the span of the legs at ground level is 630 feet across. Click here to learn more about the Gateway Arch. More...