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The Gateway Arch - The St. Louis Gateway Arch weighs 17,246 tons. Nine hundred tons of stainless steel was used to build the Arch, more than any other project in history. The Arch was built at a cost of $13 million. The transportation system was built at a cost of $3,500,000.Take the tram ride to the top, see a documentary film, experience a giant screen movie, visit the Lewis & Clark exhibit in the museum and go shopping.

Contemporary Art Museum - The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis is one of the leading voices in the world of contemporary art. As St. Louis’s forum for interpreting culture through contemporary visual art, we connect our visitors to the dynamic art and ideas of our times. As a gathering place for experiencing contemporary art and culture, we push the boundaries of innovation, creativity and expression.

Laumeier Sculpture Park - With each increasingly frequent sunshine-filled day, more and more visitors are exploring Laumeier's rolling 105-acre landscape- one of the region’s important “public spaces” that speak to the community’s commitment to cultural experiences, preservation of outdoor spaces and creating a place where people of many interests can come together. More than 80 works of contemporary sculpture. Free and open to the public year-round

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International Institute's Festival of Nations - The International Institute's Festival of Nations unites the world's many cultures for a two-day event. Musical performances, dance troupes & drum circles keep festival-goers feet tapping while the international cuisine offerings delight the senses.

St. Louis Tap Festival - The St. Louis Tap Festival is a week long event that educates, promotes, and celebrates the American art form of tap dance. We bring the world's best tap dancers to teach classes, perform, and to inspire kids in the St. Louis area and throughout the world. The week long event contains master workshops, performances, tap jams, dances, a panel discussion, and more.

Twangfest - It’s a place where incredible musical performers from all over the country play before the most fervent bunch of music lovers that they or you will ever meet. We often say that Twangfest is a big tent; the big top of a musical three-ring circus, filled with the sights and sounds that make roots music so vibrant and inspirational.

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Blueberry Hill - Check out the Howdy-Doody memorabilia, see the Walk of Fame stars outside, set eyes on the actual stage where Chuck Berry still does the duck walk! With its rich history, an array of American and hometown favorites at a prime location in The Loop.

The Concord Grill - Winner of the St. Louis people's choice awards. Featuring over 28 different half-pound hamburgers, stop in and see why The Concord Grill is known as the "Home of the BIGGEST & BEST BURGER in St. Louis".

Royal Dumpe Dinner Theatre - Now in its fourth decade, The Royal Dumpe features the longest running show of its kind in the New World! Located in historic Laclede's Landing, it's the number one attraction north of the fabulous Gateway Arch.

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