Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown
Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut, Market St. and Pine St. bridges will be closed. This leaves Walnut St. and Washington Ave. as the Arch grounds points of entry to and from the city. See link for maps. More »
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Winter Hours
Release Date August 21, 2008
Where: Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, Gateway Arch, downtown St. Louis
When: September 2, 2008
The hours for the Historic Old Courthouse are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. year round. Jefferson National Expansion Memorial is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
All ranger-led special museum programs are FREE of charge. Fees are charged for the tram ride to the top of the Gateway Arch and for films shown in the Gateway Arch visitor center. Visit www.nps.gov/jeff for more information or to purchase advance tickets visit www.gatewayarch.com on the Internet.
Did You Know?
The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...