Walking to the Arch from Downtown
With the construction for the park over the highway, there are some detours getting to and from the Gateway Arch grounds. Most of the sidewalk running along Memorial drive in front of the Arch will be closed to pedestrian traffic due to the construction. More »
Museum of Westward Expansion Programs
Build-Your-Own Program at the Museum of Westward Expansion
Build-Your-Own Program allows teachers to choose two topics related to themes of American westward expansion during the 1800s.
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Did You Know?
The Museum of Westward Expansion at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial contains over 150 quotes from diaries, journals, letters and speeches. The designers of the museum felt the actual words of nineteenth century pioneers were the most powerful way to tell their story. Click to learn more. More...