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Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park

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Address: 11 N 4th St, Saint Louis, MO 63102-1810
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If you appreciate architecture and history, they're here...all rolled into one visit. Well worth doing...and it's another FREE stop.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you appreciate architecture and history, they're here...all rolled into one visit. Well worth doing...and it's another FREE stop.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

Had the misfortune to arrive as the whole site undergoes major refurbishment ! Just my luck but still able to enjoy what we could. The 90 acre park is where Lewis & Clark completed their epic journey of discovery and is on the banks of the Mighty Mississippi ! The area is dominated by the Gateway Arch which is only... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

The Old Courthouse is a can't miss attraction. We wandered in during a pit stop in St. Louis and were pleasantly surprised by the rich history and breathtaking art and architecture inside. Lots of photo opportunities inside and out. The Dred Scott exhibit is moving and worth the visit. Kids can do a fun Jr. Ranger program, too.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This is probably the most popular tourist attraction in St. Louis and perhaps in the Midwest. The City has undertaken a huge project to remodel the grounds of the Arch and make it more easily accessible from the downtown area. The Arch will not change, but the grounds, the museum, the walkways, the parking will all be new and improved.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial includes the park on the Mississippi River, the Arch, and the Courthouse just across I-44 to the West. It is bordered on the North by the historic district that is actually where old St. Louis existed and where the Eads Bridge, the first bridge over the Mississippi, still stands. This center of St. Louis is... More 

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Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

The Gateway Arch is a must see in do if you are visiting St. Louis or if you live in the area and have never been. The grounds and museum are under construction at this time, but going up in the arch and viewing the movie on the construction of the Arch are very well worth your time.

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Farragut, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The Gateway Arch currently has a lot of construction going on, but the ride to the top is still the same with a great view of the city and surrounding area. A must see for out of town visitors!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Last stop on our way back to Chicago from Texas. The Gateway to the West and the Courthouse where Dred Scott and his wife filed for their freedom from slavery. The verdict was over turned by the Supreme Court stating, blacks that were slaves or descendants of slaves were determined not to be American citizens and therefore they had no... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

We were lucky in some ways that the weather was stormy because there were no queues to go up to the top of the Gateway Arch - such that the pods in only one leg were needed It was well worth the experience to see over the city even if the place did look a bit grey and dreary

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

The Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park, aka The Arch, is normally a five star attraction however, it is undergoing a major renovation. Hence the low rating. My most recent visit was quite disappointing. The museum is closed and the grounds are a mess. As a result, It is HIGHLY recommended that you wait until the major renovations are completed the... More 

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