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“worth a peak”
Review of Union Station

Union Station
Ranked #13 of 79 things to do in Tacoma
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Owner description: This grand relic from the golden age of rail travel was re-opened to visitors in the early 1990s.
Seattle, Washington
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“worth a peak”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Jackson, Mississippi
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72 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Lafayette, Indiana
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83 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Pretty cool, takes about 30 minutes to see”
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.

Visited July 2014
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Temple Terrace, Florida
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376 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
“What a surprise!”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

I think most lawyers and judges would treasure a chance to work in this building. We enjoyed being able to walk around the lobby and mezzanine, both filled with glassworks by Dale Chihuli. It was also interesting to see how the classic features of the old train station had been preserved.

Visited June 2014
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Carlsbad, California
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204 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Beautiful building, with Chiluly chandelier”
Reviewed 28 June 2014

This takes about 15 minutes to see, and is just a few minutes walk from the art museum, history museum and glass museum. It is now a federal courthouse. A must do if you are in the area. Free.

Visited June 2014
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