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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • I-44 Ramp at Walnut St. to Close This Weekend

    The Missouri Department of Transportation will close the ramp from eastbound I-44 to Walnut this weekend. Crews will close the ramp (Exit 291B) into downtown at 9 a.m. Friday, July 25 so crews can remove the remainder of the old ramp from the Poplar St. More »

Public Transportation

MetroLink
The Jefferson Memorial is easily accessible from St. Louis' MetroLink Lightrail. Board at any station and exit at Laclede's Landing and follow the signs to the Memorial (a five minute walk). The trip from Lambert National Airport to the Jefferson Memorial Lambert Airport is 28 minutes, with departures to and from Lambert every 15-20 minutes.

MetroBus
MetroBus has routes that run close to the park. Use TripFinder to plan your route by typing Gateway Arch into the Destination Point field.

Downtown Trolley
Explore downtown St. Louis for just one price-your ticket allows acess to hop on and off the trolley all day! Ticket prices are $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children/seniors. Tickets can be purchased on the trolley or at the MetroRide store at the corner of 7th and Washington. For trolley route and schedule, click here.


 
The Gateway Arch behind the Eads bridge.
The Gateway Arch and historic Eads Bridge.

Did You Know?

Dinosaur cartoon

On September 10, 1804 on Cedar Island, in South Dakota, William Clark discovered the fossilized remains of the ribs, backbone and teeth of a plesiosaur. Plesiosaurs were animals who lived at the same time as the dinosaurs, but swam rather than walking on land. Clark thought it was a giant fish bone! More...