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Arch blocks in front of the Gateway Arch
Arch blocks set up in front of the real Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse and park grounds form a natural focal point for a vibrant downtown St. Louis. As an urban site, the Arch offers an oasis to visitors, while remaining in proximity to a number of local attractions, hotels, and restaurants.

Visitors will find a number of downtown hotspots easily within walking distance, including historic Laclede’s Landing, trendy Washington Avenue and the recently rebuilt Busch Stadium, not to mention the storied Mississippi River.

Tram Ride to the Top-learn how to buy tickets to enter the Arch facility
Visit the new museum under the Gateway Arch and explore St. Louis' role in westward expansion.

Frequently Asked Questions-learn the answers to the most common questions about the Arch

Security Note:
All park visitors must pass through a security checkpoint. No weapons — including pepper spray and fixed blade knives — are allowed. If you have pre-purchased your tram ticket, please arrive at least 30 minutes before your tram time to ensure you have enough time to make it through security before boarding the tram.

Last updated: December 26, 2022

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11 North 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102


314 655-1600

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