Museum of Westward Expansion

Memorial Dr. & Market St.
St. Louis, MO 63102- Map It

AAA Editor Notes

Museum of Westward Expansion is on Market St. at Riverfront beneath The Gateway Arch at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial. An extensive collection of artifacts is presented, including exhibits related to the Lewis and Clark expedition. Exhibits depict the social and cultural history of territories west of the Mississippi River and are presented in concentric semicircles representing interactive timelines. CLOSURE INFORMATION: The museum is closed for a major renovation and slated to reopen in spring 2017. Phone ahead for updates and to confirm schedule. Tickets for The Gateway Arch can be purchased at The Old Courthouse.