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The St.Louis Arch’s $380 million makeover

July 3 is the day everyone has been waiting for, the new museum at the Arch will be opening!

The Arch’s new museum is going to bring in visitors like never before, and its FREE. They added about 46,000 square feet of new space and built a land bridge to make the park more attainable to visitors.

The museum has six galleries that will take you through different times and events that led to the building of the Arch.The galleries are Colonial St.Louis, Jefferson Vision, Manifest Destiny, The Riverfront Era, and New Frontiers.

Another new feature at the Arch will be a live webcam stream of the view from the  observation room at the top.

The Arch is only 22 miles from The BEALL MANSION- Stay at the Beall Mansion so you get all the fun of the city during the day, and a peaceful relaxing night in one of our luxurious rooms!

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