The Gateway Arch & Riverboats

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ALERT: Visitors must enter the monument through the new west entrance, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs have become exits only. Tram tickets will sell out early and often - advance tickets are strongly recommended. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security. Standing 630 feet tall, the Gateway Arch, our nation's tallest man-made monument, anchors Gateway Arch National Park (formerly Jefferson National Expansion Memorial) and stands as the iconic monument symbolizing the westward expansion of the United States. Get your tickets online, by phone, or in person at the Gateway Arch ticket center located inside of the new west entrance. The Gateway Arch experience includes the Tram Ride to the Top of the Gateway Arch, the all new Museum at the Gateway Arch, Monument to the Dream documentary movie, shopping at the Arch Store, the Arch Cafe and cruises aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.

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Swaying with the tower at 600 feet!
Reviewed By DuolingoTango February 2020

People think history is boring because they don't see it. This structure is a testament to human ingenuity, history as the future and artistic spirit. The historic significance of St Louis is revived...

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Not worthy of the "national park" label
Reviewed By JoshB2218 January 2021

This is an iconic structure, and the tram to the top is operational again. We enjoyed the story of the architecture and construction, and the view of the Mississippi and deserted downtown St. Louis...

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A great visit
Reviewed By LSUTraveller January 2021

Not our first visit or review. The restoration from 2018 had completed, and significant improvements were made. The entrance has changed and is very open and welcoming. The updated museum is...

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