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“We loved it and couldn't even get in” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Union Station

Union Station
Ranked #13 of 76 things to do in Tacoma
Certificate of Excellence
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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.
Hampton, Georgia
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124 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“We loved it and couldn't even get in”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2012

We visited Tacoma on a Sunday and found that Union Station was the only Chihuly display closed - it is a Federal Courthouse. We had to peek through the doors and look from a distance but even so, the Chihuly exhibits were beautiful. The building itself is fantastic.

Be sure to take the elevated walkway to the Museum of Glass. The ceiling and wall have a huge exhibition of Chihuly glass and is one of the best things to see in Tacoma.

Visited May 2012
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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“Beautiful Restoration and Glass Work”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2012

In just a few minutes, you can see a delightful blend of restoration and modern Art glass.

Visited May 2012
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Tacoma,WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A piece of history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

The building has an interesting history. It's been beautifully restored and is a Federal Courthouse. The Dale Chihuly glass on display adds to the beauty of the building. Be sure to walk around to the back, at parking lot level, and see the replica of the Liberty Bell.

Visited March 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“stop by”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2012

you have to see the Chihuly glass display. stunning

Visited May 2011
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Gig Harbor, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Tacoma's Best Kept Secret”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2012

This is a fun location with very good exhibits. Spend some time here when you visit the glass museum.

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