• Looking up at the Gateway Arch

    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Due to the Industrial Rope Access Project at the Gateway Arch

    Visitors may enter the Arch at the south leg only. Tram rides to the top are still available, the observation deck at the top will have restrictions. Usual walking paths may be closed; please look for signage or a Ranger for walking directions.

Places

Jefferson National Expansion Memorial includes the 630 foot tall masterpiece of modern design, the Gateway Arch; the Museum of Westward Expansion that interprets the history of the American West; and the nineteenth century Old Courthouse, site of the Dred Scott trial. Please click on the icons to the right to learn more.

 
The Old Courthouse and Gateway Arch
The Old Courthouse and Gateway Arch

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Historic Old Courthouse photographed from the corner of 4th and Market

Land for the Historic Old Courthouse was donated in 1816 by Judge John Baptisite Charles Lucas and St. Louis founder Rene Auguste Chouteau. More...