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 »
Plan Your Visit
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.
Visitors taking a tram ride to the top of the Gateway Arch for a stunning panoramic view of the St. Louis area. See a screening of the film "Monument to the Dream" which details the construction of the Arch. Or take in a film at the Odyssey Theatre, which shows movies on its wide-screen, four-story tall screen.
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...