Operating Hours & Seasons

Gateway Arch

Same day tickets are now available! During the Spring and Summer months, tram tickets sell out early and often. Advance reservations are strongly recommended.

The park grounds are open from 5:00am–11:00pm year round.
The museum is open from 9:00am--6:00pm during the winter and 9:00am--8:00pm during the (summer, Memorial Day - Labor Day)*
The Arch Store closes about 15 minutes before the museum closes.
The Arch Cafe is open from 9 to 4 during the winter and 9 to 6 during the summer.

* Last tram leaves one hour prior to closing

Gateway Arch National Park is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Day.
Extended hours November 25 & 26, 2022 (9:00am to 8:00pm)

Old Courthouse Hours

The Old Courthouse is currently closed due to renovations.

Security Note:

Due to security measures at the Gateway Arch, all visitors to the Arch must pass through an airport style security checkpoint. No weapons--including firearms, knives, pepper spray, mace, or electronic weapons--are allowed. If you have pre-purchased your tram ticket, please arrive at least 30 minutes before your tram time.
Visitors enter the Arch through the west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs are exit only.



 
Top of Arch as seen through red and oraange tree during the Fall
Fall at the Gateway Arch

NPS/Al Bilger

Last updated: November 23, 2022

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One Memorial Drive
Suite 730

St. Louis , MO 63102

Phone:

314 655-1600

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