Plan Your Visit

looking through the new glass west entrance back to the Old Courthouse

Tom Dewey, NPS

Visitor Experience Changes:
  • All visitors will enter the monument through the new west entrance. Entry only tickets are still required through June 30th.
  • The north and south legs of the Gateway Arch are now exit only, the north leg is currently closed due to construction.
  • The new Ticket Center in the lobby is open! You can purchase tickets in the new ticket center inside the west entrance or advance tickets online or through the call center. Advance tickets are always recommended, especially for the busy summer season. You can purchase advance tickets online at or call 877-982-1410.
  • Available activities: tram ride, documentary movie and shopping at The Arch Store.
  • The new exhibit galleries are not available to the public until July 3rd at noon.

Learn more and get tickets for the tram ride to the top, riverboat tickets and helicopter rides at

The Old Courthouse hosts a variety of free activities such as daily ranger-led talks, exhibit galleries and restored courtrooms as well as a History Channel film about Dred and Harriet Scott's quest for freedom.

Check out the Calendar to learn about upcoming activities and programs.

Teachers, Boy Scout and Girl Scout Leaders
Please visit the Education section to find programs and resources for your class, Boy Scout or Girl Scout group.

invitation to the Arch museum ribbon cutting
The new museum at Gateway Arch National Park Grand Opening, July 3, 2018.
Join us to celebrate the grand opening of the new Museum at Gateway Arch National Park.
10 a.m. Public remarks and ribbon cutting at the new west entry of the museum. Visitors will receive a commemorative coin (while supplies last, one per visitor).
12 p.m. Doors open to the new museum and visitor center at Gateway Arch National Park.
The community is invited to continue the celebration in the North Gateway near Eads Bridge with live music, food trucks and family friendly activities following the ribbon cutting ceremony until 2 p.m.
For more information please visit park partner Gateway Arch Foundation's page.

Last updated: June 27, 2018

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