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Address: 11 North 4th Street, Saint Louis, MO 63102
Phone Number:
+1 314-982-1410
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Museum of Westward Expansion closed, pending installation of all new...

The Museum of Westward Expansion closed, pending installation of all new museum exhibits. As of March 2, 2015, entry-only ticket or tram ticket required to enter Arch.

The nation's tallest monument at 630 feet, the Gateway Arch has beckoned visitors since June 1967. The Gateway Arch commemorates Thomas Jefferson and the role St. Louis played in the westward expansion of the United States.

A visit to St. Louis isn't complete without standing at the Arch's base and playing professional photographer, but the view from the outside is only half of the experience. Attractions within the Arch include the Journey to the Top (the last tram leaves one hour before closing); educational programs (will be housed at the Old Courthouse); award-winning documentary movie, Monument to the Dream; and a gift shop.

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Note: the address shown is for the Old Courthouse which is acting as the Gateway Arch Ticketing and Visitor Center throughout construction. Pedestrian entrance to the Arch Grounds is at Walnut Street at Memorial Drive or via the Grand Staircase from the riverfront.

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...but we still got some great pics of this amazing structure. Worth having a look at if you are in St Louis

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

...but we still got some great pics of this amazing structure. Worth having a look at if you are in St Louis

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I walked nearly a mile and a half from my hotel to visit the arch. I then found that the arch is closed for maintenance. There is construction all around the area, so it is very hard to walk around the area. If you do want to visit, be sure to call ahead to make sure the tram to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the arch and our ride up to the top! I would recommend the boat ride, also. The view from the river was amazing! Had the opportunity to get some awesome photos! The kids loved it as much as the adults!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Highly impressed. Even with the remodeling and adjustments that were necessary, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. The views were magnificent.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's one of those things you "have to see". Being from the Midwest, I feel like it's one of those trips you need to take. St. Louis is a beautiful city with plenty to offer. If you're visiting the area, at least stop for the photo opportunity!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The museum under the arch was nice, but under renovation. The ride in the buggy to the top is cramped, not for the claustrophobic. However, the view from the top of the arch is worth it!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice visit, it is a little bit too much expensive, but the view is beautiful! It is a nice place especially for families, nice park under the arch..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must-see national architectural monument. Recent work connecting the park to downtown only makes it better. Simple, pure, powerful design at its best.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There is a ton of construction going on around the arch, so it is a little difficult to get to. I took pictures from afar and was content with that. A woman inside the Old Courthouse did say there is a roundabout was to get to the arch, and you can go inside to view a video, but I chose... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't go up bc of construction. But peeking through plastic it is going to blow away the out dated place before. Finally St. Louis putting some money it's attractions. Downtown be careful at night. Daytime no problems

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