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St. Louis Gateway Arch at Missouri

St. Louis Gateway Arch

100 Washington Ave, St. Louis, Missouri, 63102
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St. Louis Gateway Arch

Spanning 63 stories high, this Midwest landmark is an architectural icon that offers unbeatable views of up to 30 miles on a clear day from the observatory. Visitors can ride a tram to the top of the world's tallest arch for a breathtaking experience, shop for souvenirs at the museum gift shop, or catch a film about the Gateway Arch's history or pioneers Lewis and Clark.

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Hours

  • Summer (Memorial Day to Labor Day): daily, 8am - 10pm
  • Winter (Labor Day to Memorial Day): daily,
    9am - 6pm

Prices -

$10, $5 children ages 3 - 15

Events

  • Riverboat Cruises
  • Night at the Museum
  • Movies at the Arch

Activities

  • Sightseeing
  • Architecture
  • History
  • Shopping
  • Dining

Movies at the Arch

Witness the history of the Gateway Arch unfold before your eyes on the big screen or learn about the pioneers that moved West to explore our great country. Both "Monument to the Dream" and "Lewis and Clark: Great Journey West" offer an incredible way to learn more about the US. Tickets are $7 for adults and $2.50 for children.

Riverboat Cruises

There's nothing like seeing the spectacular Gateway Arch with the city of St' Louis as a backdrop during a relaxing trip along the river. Hop on board a comfortable ship outfitted to capture the feel of the 19th century for journeys that include one-hour sightseeing trips, dinner cruises, Sunday brunch outings, and seasonal events like Halloween and New Year's.

FAQs

  • How much steel was used in the arch?

    The famous architect Eero Saarinen designed the arch, and most of the material used to construct it is steel. The Pittsburgh-DesMoines Steel Company manufactured the steel for the arch. 142 sections of steel were hoisted into place to create this landmark that weighs 17,246.
  • What are the other onsite attractions?

    Besides the exciting ride to the top of the Arch, visitors can explore the Museum of Westward Expansion for Midwest history or take a riverboat cruise on a replica 19th century ship. There is also a lush city park to relax in, and the Gateway Arch Museum Store has an excellent variety of souvenirs to take home.

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