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Address: 11 North 4th Street, Saint Louis, MO 63102
Phone Number: +1 314-982-1410
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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If you are ever in St. Louis it is worth a stop. We were actually vacationing in Branson and figured if we were in Missouri we should make a stop in St. Louis. I recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

If you are ever in St. Louis it is worth a stop. We were actually vacationing in Branson and figured if we were in Missouri we should make a stop in St. Louis. I recommend purchasing online in advance. You can't do online tickets the same day. I purchased the night before online and the earliest time was 12:30. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

What a place. The small underground museum is quite interesting. The view from the top of the Arch is spectacular and unlike any other.

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Newburgh, Indiana, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit to the St. Louis Arch. There currently is construction by the Arch and tickets can be purchased at historical courthouse downtown, which is a beautiful building. I did have to stand in line (on a game day) for about 30 minutes to purchase tickets, but my husband and kids toured the courthouse while I waited.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

When they finish the construction around the arch it should be amazing. Staff was friendly and helpful on places to eat

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Augusta, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Go here early in the morning to avoid crowds. You go up in "pods" which accommodate 5 people each. Quick ride up and then you get out and go to the observation deck. You can stay as long as you like and then get in line for the ride down. Nice view of St. Louis, but other than that, not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My favorite part of the arch is the movie that tells about the construction of the arch. The arch tour is well worth the time and price to see and go up into the arch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The arch was great fun. The cost was $20 for 3 of us, which is less than most attractions. My son was scared to death but once we made it to the top he was ecstatic. Gift shops have standard national park souvenirs. Don't miss a great American landmark if you travel to St. Louis.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Long line even with an appointment time. The ride up is in a very small "time capsule" If you are scared of tight places you wont be able to do the trip up. The space up top is narrow but we enjoyed the view. The people that were working at the attraction were rude.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This spectacular piece of architecture was worth visiting for us. We were only a little disappointed because the attached museum was closed for renovations (until 2017). There is a unique elevator ride to the top which has a small interior observation area with small windows. Buy your tickets online a day or two ahead to avoid a frustrating line-up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

You can't skip this sight. I found that you. Get your money's worth out of this sight. Plus there is a. I litany discount if you show an ID. Get there early in the morning t get your tickets.

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Address: 11 North 4th Street, Saint Louis, MO 63102
Phone Number: +1 314-982-1410
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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