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Gateway Arch – Journey to the Top Tram Ride

Every year millions of visitors head for the Arch with one goal in mind: a journey to the top. This is where you'll get a stunning glimpse of the St. Louis region from a dizzying height of 630 feet. But how do you get to the top? You take a tram ride from the south or north leg of the Arch.

On your way to the top using the south leg, you'll return to an era in the 1800s when the St. Louis riverfront was bustling with steamboats, fur traders, and merchants. On your way to the top using the north leg, you'll be transported back to 1965 when construction workers wedged the last triangular Arch section into place.


Gateway Arch hours of operation:
Summer* 8:00am – 10:00pm
Winter* 9:00am – 6:00pm
*Summer hours run the Saturday before Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend. Winter hours run the Tuesday after Labor Day through the Friday before Memorial Day weekend. Times subject to change without notice. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Tram Ride to the Top tours start every 10 minutes and last approximately 45-60 minutes. Last tour starts approximately one hour prior to closing.

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Valid Dates: Year Round

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