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    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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  • Pedestrian Access to the Gateway Arch From Downtown

    Pedestrian traffic on the Chestnut bridge will be closed as of today Monday, March 31, 2014. This will leave the Pine St. bridge as the Arch grounds point of entry to and from the city. The new Walnut St. bridge will open next Friday to foot traffic.

Upcoming Events and Programs

Click here to check specific dates on our park calendar to find out what events are planned for that day.

See previews of the new construction on the Riverfront and Arch grounds.
Maps for getting around the grounds during improvements are available for downloading and printing.
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Tuesdays and Thursdays
May 29 - June 26
Come earn a Junior Ranger badge by participating in fun activies for children ages 3-12. The programs will be held in
various locations at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial.
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Keep checking this page for more information about future events such as:

Free Entrance Fee Days in 2014
April 19-20 National Park Week's Opening Weekend
August 25 National Park Service 98th Birthday
September 27 National Public Lands Day
November 11 Veterans Day
Upcoming Programs and Events
April 26 Camp In Under The Arch
May 3 St. Louis 35th Annual Storytelling Festival at the Gateway Arch
May 3-June 28 (Saturdays) Yoga at the Arch
May 24 1780 British Attack on St. Louis
May 28-June 27 (Tuesday & Thursdays) Family Junior Ranger Program
May 31-June 30 Arch Grounds Walking Tour
June 13 Naturalization Ceremony at Old Courthouse

Did You Know?

The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...