Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Expanded Hours For Summer 2008
Contact: Bob Moore, 314-655-1600
Starting Saturday May 24th, through Labor Day, September 1st, the Gateway Arch will operate on its summer schedule with the visitor center and museum open from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., and the trams to the top of the Arch running from 8:15 a.m. to 9:10 p.m. Visitors wanting to avoid the busy late-morning and mid-day periods should take advantage of the less crowded evening hours to visit the Gateway Arch. To purchase advance tickets visit www.gatewayarch.com on the internet.
Did You Know?
In 1846, a slave named Dred Scott sued for his freedom at the St. Louis Courthouse. His case went all the way to the Supreme Court, where the verdict set the stage for the Civil War. Today, the Old Courthouse is part of the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Click to learn more about Dred Scott. More...