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Union Station

Tacoma, WA
+1 202-795-9966
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Not a train station anymore

Nope, now a courthouse. As stations go, nice to see if you are in the glass museum area, otherwise... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Frederick G
Flemington, New Jersey
Architectural Gem Doubles as Federal Court

Walk along Pacific Street in Tacoma and you will see some cool architecture, from the ultramodern... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sterling, Virginia
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This grand relic from the golden age of rail travel was re-opened to visitors in the early 1990s.
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Tacoma, WA
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Reviewed yesterday

Nope, now a courthouse. As stations go, nice to see if you are in the glass museum area, otherwise don't go out of your way.

Thank Frederick G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk along Pacific Street in Tacoma and you will see some cool architecture, from the ultramodern Tacoma Arts Museum, to the stylish Museum of Glass, to the classic Union Station building. Striking to look at, Union Station offers a beautiful dome and many interesting details....More

Thank mshapiro99
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I was been watching this building from outside but it's seems interesting from its architecture design.

Thank Praful B
Reviewed 23 February 2017

If you're in the downtown Tacoma area near the Museum of Glass / Chihuly Bridge and the Tacoma Art Museum, you should put this building on your list of quick stopovers. It has some nice Chihuly glass and interesting architectural details. 30 min should be...More

Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Beautiful to see if your in the area but don't go out of your way for it. It's a court house so the visit is quick.

1  Thank JCCEJ
Reviewed 30 November 2016

The inside is just as spectacular as the outside. The structure of this dome building stands out when downtown Tacoma.

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area this is definitely worth a visit, several large works of Chuhuly are there. No charge, just show ID. Near the Museum of Glass and the Washington History Museum.

Thank MaryModesto
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Beautiful old train station restored to all it's glory! Beautiful art glass exhibit but don't forget your picture ID or you won't be able to enter.

1  Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Free. Easy. four pretty nice blown glass installations. not as great as glass bridge, but right there. not as great as seattle exhibit.

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This former train depot has been turned into the prettiest courthouse I have ever seen. Not only is the architecture beautiful but inside are a handful of Chihuly sculptures. You are able to take photos, with restrictions.

1  Thank usfcruiser
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