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The Gateway Arch

This Giving Tuesday, support conservation and preservation efforts, educational opportunities, and community programming at Gateway Arch National Park and the surrounding public spaces in downtown St. Louis from Kiener Plaza to the riverfront.

From the awe-inspiring views at the top of the Gateway Arch, to the interactive Museum and historic Old Courthouse, to the beautiful park grounds, Gateway Arch National Park offers an experience unlike any other national park.

The recent renovations were only the beginning of our mission. 

As the official philanthropic partner and conservancy for Gateway Arch National Park, Gateway Arch Park Foundation is committed to providing excellent care and an ever-evolving visitor experience — this park, its landmarks, and this community deserve the best.

Today, Gateway Arch Park Foundation is a leading example of community stewardship at our national park, and a place where personal connections to the park translate into a remarkable collective impact bringing our community together to benefit our mission to maintain one of our country’s most iconic national parks for today, for tomorrow, for good. 

Gateway Arch Park Foundation Fast Facts

Each year, Gateway Arch National Park tells St. Louis’ story to visitors from around the globe – with more than 4.7 million visitors since the new Museum at the Gateway Arch opened in 2018. The Foundation helps ensure that our museum is maintained with superior care by professionals who are the experts in exhibit creation and maintenance, so that every single visitor has an equally impressive museum experience. 

Old Courthouse
Blues at the Arch
Trees with Arch
Winterfest
Kiener Plaza
Museum at the Gateway Arch
  • Jointly funded by Gateway Arch Park Foundation and the National Park Service, the Old Courthouse renovation project is only the second significant renovation to the historic building since it was built between 1839 and 1862. 
  • More than 1,130 volunteer hours have been logged so far in 2021 across the Foundation’s co-managed Volunteer Program with the National Park Service, including volunteers for Mississippi Riverfront cleanup efforts, community and private events, and Museum visitor services.
  • Nearly 1,450 students and educators have received Journey Fund assistance to support their visit to Gateway Arch National Park.
  • In 2021, 45,348 viewers tuned in to the Blues at the Arch online concert series, which featured five local and national blues groups.
  • Almost 200 trees and shrubs were planted throughout the park in 2020, including London plane, snowberry, and bald cypress varieties.
  • Winterfest in Kiener Plaza has become an annual holiday tradition for tens of thousands of St. Louisans and guests: 
    • In 2019, 42,000+ visitors attended in person
    • In 2020, 60,000+ attendees participated virtually

This Giving Tuesday, we invite you to bring the power of your generosity to sustain our hometown national park.

Make your gift today