• 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 »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 05/29/2014, 06/03/2014, 06/05/2014, 06/10/2014, 06/12/2014, 06/17/2014, 06/19/2014, 06/24/2014, 06/26/2014

    Location: Old Courthous, Museum of Westward Expansion and Arch grounds Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Fee Information: Free
All activities are directed by park staff. Children receive a Junior Ranger Badge upon completion.Ages 3-12.Participation is
limited to 25 children per program.These are family programs; parents/guardians must remain with children participating in the

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: Reflecton 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, June 3  Westward Ho!  Museum of Westward Expansion (Arch) 
Thursday, June 5  Old Courthouse Adventure  Old Courthouse 
Tuesday, June 10  Games of Long Ago  Arch grounds 
Thursday, June12  Park Quest  Arch grounds 
Tuesday, June 17 Arch reflections  Arch grounds 
Thursday, June 19 Westward Ho!  Museum of Westward Expansion 
Tuesday, June 24 Old Courthouse Adventure  Old Courthouse 
Thursday, June 26  Games of Long Ago  Arch grounds