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: click here to buy your tickets.

The park grounds are open from 5:00am–11:00pm year round.
The museum is open from 9:00am--6:00pm during regular hours (the day after Labor Day through Friday before Memorial Day) 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 regular hours 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.

Old Courthouse Hours

The Old Courthouse is currently closed due to renovations.

Security Note:

All park visitors pass through an airport style security checkpoint. No weapons — including firearms, fixed-blade 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: January 2, 2024

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St. Louis, MO 63102


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