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Gateway Arch

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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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Absolutely breathtaking

We stopped while we were passing through. This is truly a beautiful monument. The views from the top are breathtaking. A visit to the museum is a must. Definitely something to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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Mukwonago, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

We stopped while we were passing through. This is truly a beautiful monument. The views from the top are breathtaking. A visit to the museum is a must. Definitely something to put on your bucket list.

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Albany, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

This year, 2015, is the 50th Anniversary of "The Arch." We would visit and go up in the arch when we lived in the area many years ago. It was a "must do" when friends and family would come to visit. There are amazing views through all the windows up at the top. And yes, if it is a breezy... More 

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Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Wonderful attraction for the whole family. Rode to the top (careful if your claustrophobic). What incredible views. Park rangers are a wealth of information and very helpful. Theater movie on the history of constructing the Arch was very educational (but I wonder why they haven't updated it for a better quality film). Gift shop is packed. Nice restrooms. Try the... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

A beautiful arch structure that sits in the center of this city. Go up in a small " seat capsule " and reach to the top. Get out and gaze over the city skyline. Awesome !

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North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

We had stayed at the Drury Inn and went to lunch at a restaurant called Carmines. If you've never had toasted ravioli Carmines is the place to go! Then we decided to visit the Arch. When you go, take in all the activities that are available (it's well worth it and not that expensive) the first movie was of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

What a spectacular experience on $10 to go up the amazing arch and see St. Louis and Illinois! !!! Can't wait to share this with my family

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

We were in town to see a baseball game.... had to do the arch. The ride up in the capsule was worth the price of admission lol. Great view from the top. Must see.

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Wendover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

So pleased I did this. The ride up and down is rather fun, but not for you if you get claustrophobic. The view was great over the Mississippi and in to Busch Stadium, but not if you get vertigo. It would be good to have had a map / guide as to what could be seen at the top of... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

I was visiting St. Louis with my son and had always wanted to go to see The Arch. We decided to go up and it was AWESOME! Such a cool view and overall exciting experience. Like a closed ferris wheel seat on the way up but the view is incredible!!! We would definitely recommend!

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Nashville
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

The gateway arch is an engineering marvel. You ride to the top in little train cars. It takes about 4 min going up and 3 mins coming down. The view from the top is incredible, although windows could be a little bigger. All in all, worth the trip up and down. There is also a movie,museum,and gift shop. If your... More 

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