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Union Station

Tacoma, WA
+1 202-795-9966
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Limited Access but What You See is Amazing

Now a Federal Court building, the old Union Station has been preserved and is a beautiful sight... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2014
Tim O
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Nashville, Tennessee
Worth stopping to see the Don Chihuly chandelier

Most of this building is government offices and not even accessible but stop by and see the... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2014
OkobojiChick
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Kansas City, Missouri
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This grand relic from the golden age of rail travel was re-opened to visitors in the early 1990s.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Tacoma, WA
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Reviewed 1 November 2014

Now a Federal Court building, the old Union Station has been preserved and is a beautiful sight! You can enter the main hall, take photos of an amazing Chihuly glass chandelier, a glass art piece on the second floor and some nice flowers on the...More

2  Thank Tim O
Reviewed 24 September 2014

Most of this building is government offices and not even accessible but stop by and see the chandelier.

Thank OkobojiChick
Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

The old Union Station is now a federal courthouse, so you don't get to see very much. The Chihuly glass in the lobby makes it worth a quick stop.

Thank AngusDad
Reviewed 2 September 2014

If you have a few minutes and you're nearby -- this is a great place to visit...This historic building is beautiful inside and out!

Thank 12HM34
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Glad they didn't take down this beautiful red brick building. It's a very impressive structure. Wasn't able to go inside as it was closed to view the glass sculptures.

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed 15 August 2014

Enjoyed the glass displays in the lobby of what is now the courthouse. One of our party was not able to enter, as she had left her purse in the car and they do require ID.

1  Thank DLorahH
Reviewed 24 July 2014

It's great that a few classic large spaces like this have been preserved. Not filled in with kiosks or displays, just open with several massive Chihuly pieces shown beautifully against the natural light. Worth a visit!

Thank Cands2
Reviewed 20 July 2014

You only get to peak in at the Chihulys exhibited there but the space is really very lovely. Remember it is a courthouse so, leave the pocket knife at home.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 19 July 2014

Who would have thought a train station could be so beautiful with Chuhuilly glass hanging in it! It is so unique! There is no charge. Be sure to walk across the incredible Chuhuilly glass bridge located just behind Union Station.

Thank 81claire626
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The outside was much more impressive than the inside. There are some neat things to see, some Chihuly glass and vintage photos of its railroad heyday, but it is a government building now and not a whole lot to see inside.

Thank ArizonaDreaming
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