Chihuly Bridge of Glass

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rmpaul
Ponce Inlet, FL502 contributions
Sep 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 September 18, 2021
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wireless_in_CA
United States4,455 contributions
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 September 14, 2021
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Cowboydavy115
Spokane, WA248 contributions
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 June 10, 2021
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midwestnewy0rker
Silver Spring, MD564 contributions
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 May 3, 2021
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Gill K
Richland, WA122 contributions
May 2021 • Couples
I suggest go to the bridge instead of the museum. It’s free, you will see a lot more glass work and you are not subjected to the homosexual exhibit.
Written May 2, 2021
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BeginsInWonder
Seattle, WA407 contributions
Jul 2020 • Solo
With the Museum of Glass closed, I was just walking around the area towards the marina when I encountered this amazing bridge containing an abundance of Chihuly works. There is a seascape tunnel with colorful glass shell shapes supported above your head. It is similar to one you see in the expensive Chihuly Glass exhibit in Seattle Center. However, this version on the bridge is completely free! There are also some large sculptures that look like huge hyacinths made of blue agate! They look great with the modern curves of the museum building and are so eye catching as the sun shines through the glass. Finally there is a wall of glass jars. It’s wonderful- it is like a wall of Greek vases in a great museum yet each vase by Chihuly is fascinating to look at with its curves, tendrils and hints from nature. There are benches so you can just sit and take it in. Wonderful if you are a Chihuly fan!
Written July 26, 2020
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Lia
Seattle, WA151 contributions
Jun 2020 • Friends
Beautiful bridge. Super cool spot to get pics. The glass sculptures are incredible. It’s a nice spot to take a relaxing stroll.
Written June 30, 2020
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TACOB0B
United States1,090 contributions
Jun 2020 • Couples
Amazing bridge over the I5 to the glass museum. Must be spectacular at night when it is all lit up. Highly recommend
Written June 22, 2020
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laughinginlondon
London41 contributions
Oct 2019
If you are in Tacoma, definitely swing by and see the Chihuly Bridge of Glass - but take my recommendation and go when it is dark. The displays are so much more dramatic seeing them with the dark background and spotlights/lights, as opposed to daylight. It's a free walk, just next to the Courthouse and WA State History Museum, leading to the Tacoma Museum of Glass (I actually preferred the bridge displays to the ones inside the museum!). The ceiling exhibit is amazing and the wall of glass vases is unmatched (look for the many cherubs, then head into the glass museum to see video of how they are made). Don't go to Tacoma and miss this lovely walk!
Written February 28, 2020
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dduck62
Monroe, NC219 contributions
Sep 2019
We were in the area on a Sunday morning so the the museum was not open but the walk over from our hotel (Holiday Inn Express) was quick and easy. Our itinerary did not allow for a long time before heading out for Port Townsend, so this was a perfect way to start the day. There were less than a dozen people along the way so it felt like a private showing. A leisurely walk, stop for coffee and time to admire the glass all only took about an hour. Well worth the time.
Written February 16, 2020
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