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    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 »

Event Details

  • Everyday from 05/23/2013 to 07/30/2013

    Location: Museum of Westward Expansion, Old Courthouse and Arch Grounds | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Julie Northrip Contact Phone Number: 314-655-1615

All activities are directed by park staff. Children receive a Junior Ranger Badge upon completion. Ages 4-12. Participation is limited to 25 children per program. These are family programs; parents/guardians must remain with children participating in the program.

Call 877-982-1410 to make reservations at least one week in advance.

Games of Long Ago: Discover some new and some familiar games while playing children's games of the 1800s.Conducted outside, weather permitting.

Park Quest: Explore the grounds of the Arch, searching for hidden clues.

Arch Reflections: Reflect on the unique architectural aspects from a variety of perspectives using pencil, ink, watercolor, and notebook.

Westward Ho!: Discover the stories of explorers, pioneers, cowboys and native people through games and activities.

Courthouse Adventure: Explore the Old Courthouse and learn about its history and mystery.

Tuesday, May 28 Westward Ho! Museum of Westward Expansion (Arch)
Thursday, May 30 Old Courthouse Adventure Old Courthouse
Tuesday, June 4 Games of Long Ago Arch Grounds
Thursday, June 6 Park Quest Arch Grounds
Tuesday, June 11 Arch Reflections Arch Grounds
Thursday, June 13 Westward Ho! Museum of Westward Expansion (Arch)
Tuesday, June 18 Old Courthouse Adventure Old Courthouse
Thursday, June 20 Games of Long Ago Arch Grounds
Tuesday, June 25 Park Quest Arch Grounds
Thursday, June 27 Arch Reflections Arch Grounds
Tuesday, July 9 Westward Ho! Museum of Westward Expansion (Arch)
Thursday, July 11 Old Courthouse Adventure Old Courthouse
Tuesday, July 16 Games of Long Ago Arch Grounds
Thursday, July 18 Park Quest Arch Grounds
Tuesday, July 23 Arch Reflections Arch Grounds
Thursday, July 25 Westward Ho! Museum of Westward Expansion (Arch)
Tuesday, July 30 Games of Long Ago Arch Grounds