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Renovations going on

This just happened to be a stop on my wife and I roadtrip, you never know how things will be at the... read more

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blaker1000
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georgia
Disappointing Gateway

The arch is almost 50 years old and looks sparkling new. It overlooks the mighty Mississippi River... read more

Reviewed yesterday
RLL913
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Montgomery, Alabama
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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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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 N 4th St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1810
Downtown
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Reviewed yesterday

This just happened to be a stop on my wife and I roadtrip, you never know how things will be at the arch, but we still enjoyed it, I was here a few years ago with other family members and everything was open and not...More

Thank blaker1000
Reviewed yesterday

The arch is almost 50 years old and looks sparkling new. It overlooks the mighty Mississippi River and towers over downtown St. Louis. There is a lot of construction in the area, I believe the City Leaders are trying to improve the park around the...More

Thank RLL913
Reviewed yesterday

I was really looking forward to the Gateway Arch, I mean how can someone visit St Louis and not go to the Arch right? Wrong! It most certainly was not worth it. Yes it's a great view once you get to the top, but here's...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 2 days ago

I recommend purchasing tickets online before your visit. We had 9:40 AM tickets. We had no trouble finding parking and we were at the memorial by 9 AM. We were scanned in and went on an earlier tour as there was room. If you are...More

1  Thank DonnaB1956
Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't think any visit to St. Louis would be complete without a stop at its most iconic landmark. The Arch as a unique and impressive structure. You can go up to the top. It's a great view, but be warned: if you don't like...More

1  Thank Scott406
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

September the weather is still good to walk around in the evening. It opens to 10:00pm for the summer, but after Labor Day, it closes at 6:00, a little bit early.

Thank Mingkui S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The massive renovation project going on around the arch will be fantastic when complete, but right now, expect some minor inconvenience. The ride to the top is a must and is very well managed with minimal waiting if you plan ahead. Staff were most helpful...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 3 days ago

The entire riverfront and arch grounds have been totally restored. We have watched it evolve from begining to end. Every time we are in St. Louis we ride our bikes on the riverfront and thru the arch. Be prepared to do a lot of walking...More

Thank kim1995_2
Reviewed 3 days ago

I haven't been here since I was five, and returning to it again was like being a kid again. The "pods" are just as I remembered them. A great way to spend a few hours the views are unsurpassed from the top and the history...More

Thank moandpebs
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So glad to finally see this iconic structure. Had no idea what to expect. It's almost futuristic - little pods take you to the top of the Arch. It was very crowded at the top so it was not as enjoyable as I was hoping....More

Thank Imaprize
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Jackie L
20 September 2017|
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Response from Brien J | Reviewed this property |
There's free parking along the water's edge where the riverboat and helicopter pad's are BUT if you have to be careful of the water's ebb and flow throughout the day and night or your car might be in water when you... More
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Tammie B
28 August 2017|
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Response from FancyFree55 | Reviewed this property |
The distance between Gateway Arch and the ball park is six blocks. If you can walk without difficulty, you can park at the public parking garage across the street from the stadium and walk to both venues. We didn't take... More
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jayjayjayjay106
18 August 2017|
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Response from Joshua B | Property representative |
Hello, You care correct in that is not a height, weight, size, or age restriction to go the top of the Arch. However the tram cars are on the small side and we want all of our customers to feel comfortable and enjoy their... More
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