Attractions

Local Attractions
Check out ExploreStLouis.com before visiting our beautiful city, and see our list below for some of our favorite local attractions.
 

One of the nation's most recognized landmarks, the Gateway Arch stands 630 feet high. Head up to the top to get a birds eye view of St. Louis! A Journey to the Top ticket ($10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 3-15) includes a tram ride as well as a showing of the award-winning film Monument to the Dream, which documents the construction of the Arch (based on availability). An Arch Entry-Only ticket ($3 for adults, free for kids) allows access into the Arch facility and admission to Monument to the Dream (based on availability).


**Please note: Due to limited space within the Gateway Arch facility, the Old Courthouse is also serving as the Gateway Arch Ticketing & Visitors Center. Advance tickets are highly recommended. Tickets may be purchased online. As of March 2, 2015, EACH guest planning to enter the Gateway Arch will be required to have EITHER a Journey to the Top ticket OR an Arch Entry-Only ticket to be allowed access to the facility.**

To purchase Gateway Arch tickets online click here. Same day tickets are not available online. Please visit the Old Courthouse to purchase.

Old Courthouse
Visitors to the Old Courthouse can tour restored courtrooms and history galleries, as well as learn about the Dred Scott trial and other significant cases that took place in the building.
 

Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis

Built after the turn of the 20th century, this cathedral combines a Romanesque exterior with a brilliant Byzantine interior. Covering 83,000 square feet of space, you'll find the largest collection of mosiacs here.

Tour the historic site dedicated to the African-American composer. Listen to his ragtime classics made famous in the movie "The Sting."

 

The Hill
Visit this mostly Italian-American neighborhood in St. Louis – home to a large number of locally renowned Italian restaurants, bakeries, grocery stores and two bocce gardens.  The Hill is located on high ground south of Forest Park. 

Area Activities

315 Chestnut Street, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, 63102

  • Tel: +1 314 655 1234
  • Fax: +1 314 241 6618