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Fun time! Definitely worth the adventure! Faith over fear!!

Great time!!! The cart to go up is tight but very quick!! Definitely worth the experience... read more

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Wellsandtrip
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not for the claustrophobic

the ride up is in a tiny car that carries a maximum of 5 people (although it is cramped even with... read more

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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 via mobile

Great time!!! The cart to go up is tight but very quick!! Definitely worth the experience!! Adventure!!

Thank Wellsandtrip
Reviewed yesterday

the ride up is in a tiny car that carries a maximum of 5 people (although it is cramped even with 4), the views from the top are spectacular and you can stay up as long as you want

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Check another thing of the bucket list! I have wanted to see the Arch since a boy in my grade 4 class talked about his summer trip to St. Louis. This must be true delayed gratification, because that was 46 years ago! It is amazing...More

Thank Temptationgirl
Reviewed 2 days ago

Was a little scared when I seen the egg you go up in but wanted to do it, paid the fare and oh my so happy we did , was amazing could almost see forever, it was a windy day and you could definitely feel...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Buy your tickets online ahead of time. Try for the first visits of the day. You have to go through security screening which can add 20 minutes to your scheduled tram time (think Airport style screening). You go up the Arch in a small 5-person...More

Thank vsbrinkman
Reviewed 2 days ago

Amazing man made structure. Get your tickets online for early morning tours. The line for the elevator to the top gets very long in a short time period. Awesome view from the top. Be sure to watch the film on the construction of the Arch...More

Thank dleng
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went here with my wife, not on business. Loved it. I'm a large man, 6'3" and the train car to the top was cramped. They put 5 people in each car. Ride is 4 minutes to the top and three going down. Windows are...More

Thank Oncotron1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Spoiled a fair bit by the construction work, although in the long run I'm sure it will be worth it. Not busy when we visited, so queues and waiting times were short. Not sure it would be worth a long wait during peak times.

Thank Alun E
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the keys to this visit is the timing. You can't always purchase tickets on the day you arrive, but if you get there early, you can buy tickets for the next day and select the time. We went on a Sunday around 11am....More

Thank RBfromMass
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I didn't think that the arch seemed too exciting. I paid the $3 to check out the gift shop and decided to watch the 40 minute movie on the construction process. It was fascinating. Make sure that you take the time to read the information...More

Thank Shelly T
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Jackie L
19 September 2017|
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Response from targetlady85 | Reviewed this property |
Not that we could see; however, the parking garage next to Eads Bridge is a flat $5 fee. They do, however, accept cash only.
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Tammie B
27 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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