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 »
Each school year, Jefferson National Expansion Memorial offers a limited number of Outreach Programs to schools in the St. Louis region. The programs are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Outreach Programs are free, 60-minute classroom visits by a park staff for grades three and up. The content of the program is a mock trial introducing basic concepts related to the judicial process. Park staff will introduce courtroom roles and procedures and facilitate the trial and jury discussion. Teachers may download mock trial scripts from the Outreach Program Activity Guide.
For more information, please contact Peter Hovey by email or by phone at 314.655.1637.
Did You Know?
The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...