• Looking up at the Gateway Arch


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Self Guided

Can't schedule a Ranger-led tour? Try our new Scavenger Hunt! (Don't forget the Answer Key).

You may also try a Teacher-led Tour Kit.

The kit includes:

  • A "possibles bag" of hands-on objects for either the Old Courthouse or the Museum of Westward Expansion.
  • A teacher-led guide to use during your visit. Choose from either the Museum of Westward Expansion: Life in the West or the Old Courthouse: St. Louis: Past and Present.

Free videos and DVDs are available for loan for showing in your classroom. Visit our Media Loan page.

Did You Know?

The insertion of the last piece of the Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was completed on October 28, 1965. To learn more about the construction of the Gateway Arch click here. More...