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Union Station

Tacoma, WA
+1 202-795-9966
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Interesting how it had been converted into a US Courthouse. Not what I expected. But found the... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2015
Glass Lovers stop

If glass is your thing don't pass this by. It only takes a few minutes and its well worth it. Go... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2015
jim m
Ligonier, Pennsylvania
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This grand relic from the golden age of rail travel was re-opened to visitors in the early 1990s.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Tacoma, WA
+1 202-795-9966
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Interesting how it had been converted into a US Courthouse. Not what I expected. But found the building very art deco history interesting. and not to mention my I enjoyed the coffee shop.

Thank 584deliam
Reviewed 22 September 2015

If glass is your thing don't pass this by. It only takes a few minutes and its well worth it. Go during the day when the sun comes through the big windows.

Thank jim m
Reviewed 22 September 2015

We went to see the historic Union Station in Tacoma. It is architecturally impressive. It first opened as a Union Passenger Station in 1911. In 1974, the station was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Thank mini
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Pop in here to see the architecture. Once a train station, now its a court house. Only open weekdays and you must go through security. But once in side you'll find Chihuly pieces on all four sides of you. Art and Architecture in one place....More

1  Thank SMunnell_13
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Originally a train station that opened in 1911, the station now houses courts of law. The main domed area and some parts of the building are open to the public, free of charge. I visited almost by accident, having walked by the station several times...More

1  Thank VWriter
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This is my favorite spot in the city. It's a beautiful place to take a walk, especially at sunset. Make it a perfect date by starting with dinner at The Melting Pot, then walk to Union Station, across the glass bridge, and around the glass...More

Thank Renee E
Reviewed 13 July 2015

As it serves as a courthouse as well you need to show ID, but some lovely pieces of Chihuly glass inside! Also loved the architecture, so glad they saved this building!!!!!

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Historic, interesting building, with domed roof, in the midst of an nice walking area, near shops & restaurants. Lots of art installations. Not too busy.

Thank josanpu
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Wonderfully restored building at the large scale, but it would have been nice to still see some trace elements of the old train station in the interior. The Chihuly displays were wonderful (and it's free).

Thank BburgTina
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Union Station is easy to stop by after crossing the Chihuly Bridge of Glass. And take an ID because it is now an old courthouse. The guard is so friendly and will explain how to take pictures. The Chihuly works inside are definitely worth going...More

1  Thank judyg0313
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