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I heard about this building when I went on the Downtown Part 2Tacoma Ghost Tour's presentation. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tacoma, Washington
A wonderful Gem Of Railroading

I love old building as well as railroads and its wonderful that this gem is now a court house and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike O
Edmonds, Washington
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This grand relic from the golden age of rail travel was re-opened to visitors in the early 1990s.
Tacoma, WA
+1 202-795-9966
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All reviews federal courthouse chihuly glass lovely old building take pictures hanging from the ceiling beautiful architecture tacoma art museum interesting building large glass across the bridge walk around glass works chandeliers rotunda dale monarch statue
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I heard about this building when I went on the Downtown Part 2Tacoma Ghost Tour's presentation. The ttour guide highly recommended the place when it's open to the public && he was right! this place is very beautiful with large Chihuly Glass instillations

Thank tacomaman1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love old building as well as railroads and its wonderful that this gem is now a court house and has been put back to use and show ,s the grand building of the railroad era.

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in the downtown Tacoma area, Union Station is well worth a brief visit. Union Station is a beautifully renovated train station now housing some exceptional Chihuly glassworks.

Thank Levannah
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Beautiful structure - conveniently located close to the docks/water. The architecture is unique - highly recommend a walk through

Thank LJCLose
Reviewed September 2, 2018

You have to go thru security to get into this building, and at the back upstairs is the courthouse where if you want to enter there, the security is very much increased. You're not allowed to go too far down the corridors but you can...More

Thank PhyllisK392
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We visited Union Station, now a federal courthouse, specifically to see the Chihuly glassworks. Although the number of pieces are limited, they are huge and very impressive. Hanging from the ceiling of the rotunda is the “End of Day”chandelier surrounded by four walls of art...More

1  Thank Corihi
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Went in to see the Chihuly pieces. Mrs. J left her bag and ID at the hotel, so only I could go around and take pictures...

Thank MikeJ98686
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We got in after a security check. Great Chihuly work like the one on the bridge next door. Interesting building also without the art

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Lovely old building so glad they saved it instead of taking it down. The chandler is very special along with the other four Chilhuly pieces. The building is very special stop and see it.

1  Thank SFBzoo
Reviewed January 16, 2018

I have been here several times, & it did not seem to have as many art exhibits as in the past. But it does have a lot of Chihuly glass, including a huge chandelier. Train memorabilia on the lower floors.

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