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Amanda Clark of the Missouri History Museum and See STL tour program will guide the Mo History Riverboat Takeover Cruise
August 18, 2022
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MO History Riverfront Takeover Cruise

Brush up on the history of the Mighty Mississippi while cruising the river! The Riverboats at the Gateway Arch are partnering with the Missouri History Museum to introduce a brand-new experience, the one-hour MO History Riverboat Takeover Cruise.

Amanda Clark, Manager of Community Tours and the See STL tour program with the Missouri History Museum, will lead an engaging, conversational tour aboard select sailings once a month. She will uncover the history of the bustling riverfront and the engineering marvel of the Eads Bridge while sharing hidden and unexpected stories with passengers along the way.

WHEN: Thursdays at 12 p.m., 1:45 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. on the following dates:

  • May 19
  • June 16
  • July 7
  • August 18
  • September 15
  • October 20
  • November 17


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Adult: $24.00
Child (3-15): $14.00
Senior (60+): $22.00
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FAIR SAINT LOUIS ADVISORY: On July 4, 5, & 6, the Gateway Arch and Old Courthouse will be open for visitors during Fair Saint Louis. Large crowds are expected at Gateway Arch National Park beginning mid-day through 10pm each day. All tram ticket holders are advised to arrive at the Arch grounds at least 45 minutes ahead of your scheduled tram time to go through two security checkpoints. Multiple street closures will be in place and parking will be in high demand – visit for a list of parking locations or plan to arrive by MetroLink to the 8th & Pine or Laclede’s Landing Stations. FAQ and event map available at

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