Due to the Industrial Rope Access Project at the Gateway Arch
Visitors may enter the Arch at the south leg only. Tram rides to the top are still available, the observation deck at the top will have restrictions. Usual walking paths may be closed; please look for signage or a Ranger for walking directions.
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.
Get Fit at the Arch, download a map with all of the distances for running, walking or biking different routes on the Arch grounds.
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 Museum of Westward Expansion at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial contains over 150 quotes from diaries, journals, letters and speeches. The designers of the museum felt the actual words of nineteenth century pioneers were the most powerful way to tell their story. Click to learn more. More...