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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park

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Address: 11 North 4th Street, Saint Louis, MO 63102
Phone Number: 314-655-1700
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Nice but under construction

It is a nice park, with a church from 1834. You can visit the church and I believe it is free. I did not explore the park fully, but the trails are paved and taken care of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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West Lafayette, Indiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

It is a nice park, with a church from 1834. You can visit the church and I believe it is free. I did not explore the park fully, but the trails are paved and taken care of. Unfortunately, it was under construction when I went.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

This is the park the arch is located in and is nice to stroll around getting nice views of the Arch. The grounds are well maintained and very photogenic. peaceful and calm little corners with benches to relax on as well.

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Houston, Texas
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184 reviews 184 reviews
95 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The park is located along the Mississippi river bluffs with excellent views of the river. The park has a running course with stops for various things to work the muscles. The park also contains a world class archery path with several miles of targets as you walk through the woods. In addition to Silvian Springs a great place to hold... More 

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Lumberton, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The museum under the arch is decorated and laid out nicely, but the content is rather shallow. You only need an hour or so to read and see everything. Not much of it will be new to you. We saw the film on the construction of the arch - skip it. You can see everything the video tells you by... More 

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seattle
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I'm sure most everybody who travels to National Parks know to book tours in advance and the trip up to the top of the Arch is no exception. It wasn't very busy and we arrived late in the afternoon and the tickets were sold out for the day. Book online well in advance of your trip. Also plan on arriving... More 

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Dallas
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243 reviews 243 reviews
73 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It was very informative. We were there in the winter so no crowds and very little wait time for a ride up the arch. There was a lot of construction in the area with very poor signage.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Visited here due to the fact, how could you not!!?? Made sure we arrived around opening time, this way queues were not long. Once inside simply buy what ticket you want. We decided just on the trip up the arch and a look round the museum, purely due to we were limited on time, so much to see and do... More 

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Montreal
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Go in the arch very interesting place to learn about the story of the arch and the west discovery. Nice place to relax just by downtown.

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Waverly, Tennessee, Usa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

There are three parts: the famous Gateway Arch, the Old Courthouse, and the Old Cathedral. All are worth seeing, and are free (there is a charge to ride to the top of the Arch). On this trip, I visited the Old Courthouse, where the Dred Scott case started; it is well worth visiting and has a pleasant museum shop.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

When we visited, they were renovating their exhibits...all of them. There was pretty much nothing to do. You could look at some dioramas and explore the building some. We only went through it to kill time. I would be interested to go back when its renovated.

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