Upcoming Events and Programs

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

 

MUSEUM OF WESTWARD EXPANSION IS CLOSED
February 17, 2014
The Museum of Westward Expansion closed its doors and a
new museum will be constructed under the Gateway Arch. See link for ticket information
and answers to other questions you might have about the construction.
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SUMMER HOURS
May 23 - September 7, 2015
Extended summer hours for Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. The Old Courthouse
is open daily from 8:00am to 8:00pm; the Arch is open daily from 8:00am to 10pm. (last tram leaves approximately one hour before closing.)
 

FREE FAMILY FRIDAYS AT THE OLD COURTHOUSE
Fridays, May 22, through September 4, 2015
This summer head downtown to the Old Courthouse and join the National Park Service for a series of free family programs. The hour-long programs begin at 10:00 a.m. Each theme-based program will offer a hands-on opportunity to learn about St. Louis history and westward expansion during the 1800s. Programs will feature Colonial St. Louis, Lewis & Clark, Mountain Man, Pioneers, and Plains Indians. Below are descriptions of programs with possible craft projects. (Crafts will vary on each day.)
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DAILY OLD COURTHOUSE MOCK TRIALS
Saturday, May 23 - September 5, 2015
2:00-2:30pm
Meet in the Old Courthouse Rotunda, where rangers will lead visitors to a restored courtroom where they will volunteer to play characters in the 30-minute interactive trial that follows a simplified script.

 
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DAILY RANGER-LED RIVERBOAT SIGHTSEEING CRUISES
May 23 - September 7, 2015
Noon, 1:30 and 3:00pm
An NPS ranger leads this sightseeing cruise, and offers insights on the history of St. Louis and the role the Mississippi River plays in the city today. Call 877-982-1410 for availability. $18/adults;$8 kids ages 3-15;free for kids under 3. Save up to $3 with the Captain's Combo (sightseeing cruise and Journey to the Top tram ride). http://ticketsforthearch.com.

 
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SATURDAY MORNING RANGER RIVER TRAIL BIKE RIDE
May 23 - September 5, 2015
8:30-11:30 am
Come ride your bike with a National Park Service ranger along the Riverfront
bike trail, fun for the whole family!
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Gateway to the Stars

GATEWAY TO THE STARS STARGAZING PROGRAM
June 25, July 23 & August 27, 2015
8:30pm - 10:00pm
Participate in a ranger-led astronomy lesson and gaze at the stars through telescopes
provided by the St. Louis Astronomical Society.
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Keep checking this page for more information about future events such as:

Free Entrance Fee Days in 2015
August 25 National Park Service's 99th Birthday
September 26 National Public Lands day
November 11 Veterans Day
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