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.
Plan A Field Trip
Free Museum Education Programs (MEPs)
MEPs are fun and interactive! National Park Service rangers use living history items, museum exhibits and other resources to bring history to life for students and scouts.
Click on the links below to learn about specific programs offered at the the Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse, and Riverboats.
Thirty-day advance reservations are required. New! Call 877.982.1410, ext. 0 to make reservations.
Oh, and the best part; MEPs are FREE! Thanks to our cooperating partnership with Jefferson National Parks Association, education programs and resources are funded through sales at the Museum Store, Levee Mercantile and Old Courthouse Gift Shop. There is a boarding fee for programs aboard the Gateway Arch Riverboats.
Groups are welcome to plan self-guided tours. Click here for more information on how to prepare for a self-guided program.
Did You Know?
Land for the Historic Old Courthouse was donated in 1816 by Judge John Baptisite Charles Lucas and St. Louis founder Rene Auguste Chouteau. More...