Basic Information

Normal Daily Mean Temperature (in degrees Fahrenheit)* January - 29.3 February - 33.9 March - 45.1 April - 56.7 May - 66.1 June - 75.4 July - 79.8 August - 77.6 September - 70.2 October - 58.4 November - 46.2 December - 33.9 Average Percent of Days with Sunshine* January - 50% February - 52% March - 54% April - 56% May - 59% June - 66% July - 68% August - 65% September - 63% October - 60% November - 46% December - 53% *Source: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Entrance Fees:

Gateway Arch Entrance Fee - $3.00

The entrance fee is $3.00 per person. Entry is free for children under 16 and America the Beautiful pass holders. The tram ride is an additional fee for adults and children.

Gateway Arch Visitor Center

The Gateway Arch Visitor Center is directly below the Gateway Arch. Enter the Visitor Center from Smith Square to the west of the Arch. The North and South legs of the Gateway Arch are exit only from the visitor center and museum.

Arch blocks in front of the Gateway Arch
Arch blocks set up in front of the real Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch, Old Courthouse and park grounds form a natural focal point for a vibrant downtown St. Louis. As an urban site, the Arch offers an oasis to visitors, while remaining in proximity to a number of local attractions, hotels, and restaurants.

Visitors will find a number of downtown hotspots easily within walking distance, including historic Laclede’s Landing, trendy Washington Avenue and the recently rebuilt Busch Stadium, not to mention the storied Mississippi River.

Journey to the Top-learn how to buy tickets to enter the Arch facility
Visit the new museum under the Gateway Arch and explore St. Louis' role in westward expansion.

Frequently Asked Questions-learn the answers to the most common questions about the Arch

Security Note:
Due to security measures at the Gateway Arch, all visitors to the Arch must pass through an airport style security checkpoint. No weapons--including firearms, knives, pepper spray, mace, or electronic weapons--are allowed. If you have pre-purchased your tram ticket, please arrive at least 30 minutes before your tram time.

Last updated: August 10, 2018

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11. North 4th Street
St. Louis, MO 63102


(314) 655-1600

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