• Looking up at the Gateway Arch


    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges are closed. This leaves Walnut St. as the only point of entry to the Arch grounds from the city. If you park in the Arch garage there is access from the north end of the park. See maps. More »

Special Programs

children learn basic military drill from buffalo soldier reenactors
Buffalo soldier reenactors with students in Museum of Westward Expansion
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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial presents special programs and exhibits throughout the year. Some of the programs are designed specifically for school groups. Check this page often to see if programs are being offered at the time of your proposed visit to the park.

Contact the Education Department for more information on special programs.

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...