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The Gateway Arch

50 South Leonor K Sullivan Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63102
+1 314-982-1410
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St. Louis Arch and boat ride

Great time at the Arch. Brand new Museum too. Just opened July 3rd. Lines were not as long as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cyoung774
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Surprise, Arizona
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Walkabout

The elevator to the top was already closed when I got to the Arch in the late afternoon, but a walk... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
HawaiianPunch70
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Los Altos, California
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Gain a new perspective while cruising the Mighty Mississippi. With a variety of sightseeing, dinner, and specialty outings to choose from, a riverboat cruise makes a unique and relaxing way to experience the Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis. Cruise dates and times vary. Located on the riverfront below the Gateway Arch. Available March through November.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 South Leonor K Sullivan Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63102
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+1 314-982-1410
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great time at the Arch. Brand new Museum too. Just opened July 3rd. Lines were not as long as expected and went fast

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The elevator to the top was already closed when I got to the Arch in the late afternoon, but a walk around the monument was just fine to take in its scope and beauty overlooking the Mississippi. This avoids reservations, crowds, and fees. Sometimes simpler...More

1  Thank HawaiianPunch70
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife did not go up to the top. If u r claustrophobic do not go. Small cars, not much room. Worth it to see the view on both sides.

1  Thank Ken W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Tom Sawyer Steamboat cruise was wonderful. It has great view of the Gateway Arch and the tour lasts about an hour. They have a snack and beverage for sale. The captain speaks for about half the tour and then a National Park ranger takes...More

5  Thank SlowPoke59
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was scared the boats are old. I felt everything but we had a great time once my nerves passed and I was tipsy. Lol

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the river cruise. It had a lot of information to share about the history of the area we went by. The narrator spoke clearly so that you could understand what was being said and that was a plus in its self. It...More

2  Thank Deion C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an enjoyable laid back way to see the Mississippi River. Cruise is reasonably priced for the trip. We enjoyed the cruise and narrative by the Captain. It was fun watching the barges and their crews. They had reasonably priced drinks- snacks. Get on...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a great boat, wonderful staff, very knowledgeable. and a relaxing trip. lasted about 1 hour. Really not much interesting to see. It was good for a one time trip, I would not do it again nor would I recommend. I do think if...More

2  Thank Debbie C
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

On a friend's recommendation, I went to the website - which is a little hard to find because you have to go to the Arch website and dig from there. OK, got there. Bought tickets. They give you a choice: Print your tix at home...More

3  Thank UpperValleyPark
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We took a one hour ride on the Tom Sawyer river boat while visiting the Gateway Arch and the Old Courthouse. It was a nice, one hour ride on the Mississippi River. During the ride, the pilot and a National Parks representative each took turns...More

1  Thank pinnacle-project
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Response from PaulBox | Reviewed this property |
Official site says: 2018 Dates Cruises run daily March through November. Times vary. Call (877) 982-1410 for daily schedule. If you click on the but tickets option it shows the specific times for each day.
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