Walking to the Arch from Downtown
With the construction for the park over the highway, there are some detours getting to and from the Gateway Arch grounds. Most of the sidewalk running along Memorial drive in front of the Arch will be closed to pedestrian traffic due to the construction. More »
Fees & Reservations
Spring and summer are busy times at the Arch. Sometimes we sell out of tickets to visit the top. Reserve your spot in advance online or by calling toll-free 877-982-1410
These are prices for the tram ride to the top, riverboat cruises, giant-screen movies, and the acclaimed documentary Monument to the Dream.
Each adult tram or movie ticket includes a $3 National Park entrance fee. Ticket prices and hours are subject to change.
Click here to buy your tickets online.
For pricing and group reservations, call toll free at (voice) 1-877-982-1410 (Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. CST).
Free ranger-led tours are given on a regular schedule, with times and subjects of tours posted each day at the entrance to the Museum and the Old Courthouse. Tours usually last 45 minutes. Arrangements for ranger-led tours can be made in advance by calling (voice) 314-655-1700.
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...