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Address: 11 North 4th Street, Saint Louis, MO 63102
Phone Number: +1 314-982-1410
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Activities: City walk sightseeing, Running
Description: 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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The pods you ride up in are very cramped for 5 adults to fit into. Luckily, it's a short ride. The view is so-so at the top but the guide at the top is very informative and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Lakewood, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The pods you ride up in are very cramped for 5 adults to fit into. Luckily, it's a short ride. The view is so-so at the top but the guide at the top is very informative and helpful. The ride down is much faster, thank goodness, due to the cramped space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

It's an amazing piece of engineering . Must see . Though the construction nearby makes it little inconvenient but still worth the visit .

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Worcester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The Arch was on my list of must do. Parts of the experience were well worth the visit. Area under construction, as I knew, and that makes access and photo ops a bit tricky. Will be nice when done, I am sure. The pods that travel to the top are a hoot! View from the small windows at the top... More 

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Pittsburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

They are working on the grounds big time. The Arch itself is open . We saw the movie on how it was built and when the final piece was installed. You will have to buy tickets in the old courthouse and there are displays about the area. Well worth the visit.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

First saw the arch 45 years ago. Besides the construction, which has the roads mostly tore up, the arch and the information contained downstairs is very good. Parking is the first nly drawback.

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Swan Hill, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This is a wonderful monument to honour all those pioneers who went west. Also take a look at the interesting information available there. I didn't go to the top (scared of heights) but my husband went and thought it was great.

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Olivette, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This wonderful experience gives visitors an exciting time by riding a "train" up into the top of the Gateway Arch to view the city as well as the Mississippi River. The museum inside the lower level has a movie of how the arch was built. It also has many exhibits of the Native American life, the pioneer life and of... More 

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Spofford, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A long time ago I told myself I would never go up to the top of the Gateway Arch. There is just something about an object that tall (630+ feet) that is attached at only two points on the ground that gives me the urps. Well I was wrong...again. It is located in an easily accessible part of Saint Louis... More 

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Slater, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This was a return trip to the Arch. It had been about 10 years since we took our oldest. The Arch always amazes me. In my opinion, definitely a 'Must-See'. Yes, the grounds are a 'mess' right now, but when it is done, it will be beautiful!

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San Leandro, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We went to St. Louis for a weekend getaway. The tickets are affordable with $10 and its a nice view. It's a "must-do" if you are in St.Louis for the first time. Nice staff, just make sure you are not claustrophobic,since the train to the top is really small and five people need to fit it.

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