Chihuly Bridge of Glass
Chihuly Bridge of Glass
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knhdah
Beaverton, OR166 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
When getting ready for our recent 3 day trip to Seattle, we asked our friends & family what we should not miss while there. Everyone said, "Don't miss the Bridge of Glass in Tacoma!" And they were right. So amazing, and best of all, other than paying for street parking, it was free! We happened to be there during a break in the rain, which was nice.

My favorite part was the Seaform section, and can only imagine what it would be like with actual sun shining through it! The other two parts were great as well, although the Venetian wall section reminded me a little too much of a mausoleum wall setup...

Of note, we started on the Museum of Glass end, crossed the bridge, and then zipped over to the old Union Station, which has some amazing Chihuly glass structures inside. However, it is now a Federal Courthouse so be prepared to show ID before you can enter.
Written 29 March 2024
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Stephwall
Germantown, TN82 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
This is a beautiful installation of glass works, making the walk across the bridge, beautiful and enjoyable.
Written 26 July 2023
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Tanya N
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
The art work from the glass shop displayed on the bridge is amazing. We were able to entertain the kids with all the different shapes and designs while walking and see the blue sky come through was just a spectacular site.
Written 24 June 2023
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Luv2Go56
Nashville, TN447 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Ok I'm a HUGE fan of Dale Chihuly's work! Even though it was a very cool and drizzly day, off we went from Seattle to Tacoma to visit A Bridge of Glass. Tacoma is Chihuly's home town, and a Bridge of Glass did not disappoint. It is his art installation across the pedestrian bridge that spans I-705, and connects the Thea Foss Waterway and the Museum of Glass. There are 3 different areas that make up A Bridge of Glass created by Chihuly to change our perception of the space and environment. These include 1) the Seaform Pavillion - a complete glass ceiling of his spectacular and colorful works of art, 2) the Crystal Towers (the center of the Bridge) that are huge and I can only image what they would look like on a sunny day, and 3) the Venetian Wall with a stunning amount individual pieces. Breathtaking works of art free for all to enjoy, and ends with a stunning view of the harbor. If you love stunningly beautiful works of art, don't miss this one.
Written 11 March 2023
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Teammilitello
Des Moines, IA1,856 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
We parked in a $5 lot at the base of the bridge (at the Museum of Glass.). The bridge will blow your mind! Incredible how they can add that color to glass & bend it that way, & make it so large.
Written 3 August 2022
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David W
Chicago, IL415 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
A friend took us here. What a wonderful surprise and what a great gift to the people of Tacoma. We would be poorer if we'd have missed it. The ceilings are the most incredible.
Written 4 July 2022
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rmpaul
Ponce Inlet, FL532 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 • Couples
Very interesting bridge with Chihuly glass works. When we were there it had just started raining. We walked to the bridge in a drizzle. When we got under the glass art ceiling area the rain really started coming down. Fortunately it kept us dry. We didn’t have bright sun which I think would have helped all the glass works. Worth a stop if you are in Tacoma.
Written 18 September 2021
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TheLeongOhana
United States7,431 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 • Family
Waze was not the best app to find the bridge because of literally used the middle of the freeway as the point where we arrived!

After looping around we finally found parking on Dock Street right next to the Museum of Glass. Since we were here quite early there was lots of space and very cheap versus the lot parking under the museum.

From the street it was around a 10 minute walk before we got to the bridge. Along the way you see the docks and the outdoor glass artwork before climbing up the stairs outside the museum. A wheelchair ramp was to the right when facing the museum.

The Venetian wall of Chihuly glass works was very cool. So many different shapes and sizes all free to view up close. A bench ran the length of the wall on the opposite side but we did not sit down as it was occupied by a sleeping homeless person.

There were two crystal towers of bluish glass that towered overhead.

The ceiling above also contained more glassworks stacked closely together.

A great way to experience the glass artwork of Dale Chihuly without the bight prices at his Seattle museum. Of course not necessarily the same but a good alternative when pressed for time or money.

One day we will need to come back at night and see the light plays across all this glass.
Written 14 September 2021
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Cowboydavy115
Spokane, WA287 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021
I love walking on this Bridge. I'm really surprised that the glass works haven't been vandalized or destroyed. It's just amazing to gaze at these wonderful pieces of glass art. Truly a must see.
Written 10 June 2021
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midwestnewy0rker
Silver Spring, MD565 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021 • Couples
We visited the Chihuly Bridge of Glass on the way to the Museum of Glass. I have been a Chihuly fan for many years and it was a wonderful way to see different pieces
Written 3 May 2021
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