Things To Do
Whether you're passing through for the day, or planning an extended stay in the St. Louis area, there is plenty to do and see at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. Follow the links to the left for all the details you may need to plan your visit.
To help get you started, here's what a typical visit may include:
Don't miss a tram ride to the top of the Arch for a stunning panoramic view of the St. Louis area.
Take a helicopter ride and get a birds' eye view of the Arch!
Make a stop at one of the museum shops for a wide selection of books, videos, posters, and educational materials.
Head to the Old Courthouse, which contains restored courtrooms, information on the Dred Scott case, and a museum and film charting the history of the city of St. Louis.
Did You Know?
The Lewis and Clark expedition sent back animals to President Jefferson from Ft. Mandan. Four magpies, a prairie dog, and a sharptailed grouse were sent back with Corporal Warfington. Unfortunately, only the prairie dog and one magpie survived the arduous journey. Learn more about the journey here. More...