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  • Visiting the Gateway Arch: Enter the monument through the Gateway Arch Visitor Center, which faces Fourth Street and the Old Courthouse. The Gateway Arch legs are exits only. Please allow at least 30 minutes to go through security. Tickets sell out early and often, advance reservations are strongly recommended. Pending availability, additional tickets may be available for same-day purchase beginning at 9am each day through our website, call center, and ticket center at the Gateway Arch. Same-day ticket availability is not guaranteed and sells out early and often.

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Manifest Destiny Exhibit Gallery in the Museum at the Gateway Arch
July 5, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Elizabeth Keckley Storytelling Program

Elizabeth Keckley was an African-American woman who came to St. Louis as a slave but left as a free woman, and eventually, she became Mary Todd Lincoln’s (Abraham Lincoln’s wife) seamstress. Artistic storyteller Marlene Rivero will portray this historic figure and share Elizabeth’s story through performance and song. This live performance is suitable for all ages and will take place in the Riverfront Era exhibit gallery in the Museum at the Gateway Arch.


Museum at the Gateway Arch
11 N 4th Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63102
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Phone: 877-982-1410