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Review of The Gateway Arch

The Gateway Arch
Ranked #1 of 224 things to do in Saint Louis
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: From the thrilling views to the amazing stories, a visit to the Gateway Arch is an experience that never fails to inspire. Whether you have a few hours or a full day, you’ll find activities to please every member of your party. Attractions include the Tram Ride to the Top of the Gateway Arch, the Museum at the Gateway Arch (open July 3, 2018), a documentary film about the construction of the Arch, shopping at The Arch Store, a new Arch Cafe, and cruises aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch. Tickets sell out early and often - advance purchase strongly recommended. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Gotta go to see this. The cart on the way up and down feels pretty congested so be careful if you are claustrophobic. Great view of the city from the top.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

I recall as a young man when they were building The Gateway Arch. I would travel from the country some distance south of St Louis on a weekly basis. Our route always took us right past the worksite. During the period of building this magnificent monument, I was able to see the progress from the laying of foundations through to the topping off. I had always been in awe of how the structure was built. After it was completed, I was able to visit the monument with a tour of school children. I recall it was one of the most exciting field trips we had ever taken. Over the years, I have visited The Gateway Arch many times. It never loses is luster and there is nothing else in the country that compares. I would recommend visiting The Gateway Arch to everyone visiting St. Louis.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

The Saint Louis Arch is another bucket list item. If you are claustrophobic, t h e elevators are very small. The view of the Mississippi River is amazing.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We had an early tour so not so crowded or long of a wait. Very knowledgable workers. Easy to figure out where to go.Lines moved fast. Bought our tickets at the courthouse which is just a small walk away.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

I was debating about seeing this, it's an up and down trip, and it's a bit pricey for a family. However, the video and visitor center (which will be newly renovated and open July 2018) is very well done. The trip up is fascinating - like you're in an escape pod right out of Star Wars. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable if you take the time to talk with them. Definitely put this on the list when you're in St. Louis.

Thank Erik M
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