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Union Station


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50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States

(??.? miles from you)

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Call: 202-222-0271


Union Station

Union Station
Union Station
Union Station
Union Station
Union Station
Union Station
Union Station
Union Station
Union Station
Union Station

(??.? miles from you)

50 Massachusetts Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002
United States


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Why You Should Go...

Welcome to Union Station. This historic, versatile, multimodal station is one of the major gateways into Washington, DC and offers a variety of transportation and shopping amenities.

Centrally locate

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Why You Should Go...

Welcome to Union Station. This historic, versatile, multimodal station is one of the major gateways into Washington, DC and offers a variety of transportation and shopping amenities.

Centrally located, the station is just moments away from the U.S. Capitol, National Mall, Library of Congress, Capital One Center (home of the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, and Valor), Washington Convention Center, U.S. Senate and House buildings, White House, Smithsonian Museums, and Nationals Park (home of the Washington Nationals).

The station is visited by over 37 million people each year and is served by Amtrak, MARC, VRE, BestBus, BoltBus, Greyhound, Megabus, OurBus, Peter Pan, Washington Deluxe, Bike and Roll, Capital Bikeshare, carshare, Circulator, DC Streetcar, sightseeing buses and trolleys, taxis, WMATA metro and city buses, and rental cars. Amenities include: restaurants and cafes; convenience stores; clothing, souvenir, and specialty shops; newsstands; post office; and ATMs.

What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Paid On-site, Valet, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Concessions, Vending Machines, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

Extra Fun...

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The clock in the Main Hall of Union Station has the old Roman numeral for four - IIII. The Main Hall ceiling, which is 96 feet high, has 255 octagonal coffers, each decorated with egg and dart molding, with gold leaf gilding at the center.

There are 46 Roman Legionnaire statues in Union Station, representing the number of states at the time of construction.

Bands, orchestras, choirs, and dance groups with 40 people or less, that would like to share their talents with station passengers and guests, can request permission to perform for up to 30 minutes in the Main Hall.

Fun Facts

Near the train gates, there is a statue of A. Philip Randolph, who was a great labor and civil rights leader, as well as the organizer and first President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

Scenes from Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Strangers on a Train (1951), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), Traffic (2000), Hannibal (2001), Collateral Damage (2002), Head of State (2003), The Recruit (2003), and Wedding Crashers (2005) were filmed in Union Station.

Over the years, the following were housed in Union Station: barber shop, bowling alley, fountains, mortuary, movie theater, smoking room, and Turkish bath.

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Why You Should Go...

Welcome to Union Station. This historic, versatile, multimodal station is one of the major gateways into Washington, DC and offers a variety of transportation and shopping amenities.

Centrally located, the station is just moments away from the U.S. Capitol, National Mall, Library of Congress, Capital One Center (home of the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, and Valor), Washington Convention Center, U.S. Senate and House buildings, White House, Smithsonian Museums, and Nationals Park (home of the Washington Nationals).

The station is visited by over 37 million people each year and is served by Amtrak, MARC, VRE, BestBus, BoltBus, Greyhound, Megabus, OurBus, Peter Pan, Washington Deluxe, Bike and Roll, Capital Bikeshare, carshare, Circulator, DC Streetcar, sightseeing buses and trolleys, taxis, WMATA metro and city buses, and rental cars. Amenities include: restaurants and cafes; convenience stores; clothing, souvenir, and specialty shops; newsstands; post office; and ATMs.

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What You Should Know...

Open: Year-Round

Access: Wheelchair, Public Transportation, Service Animals, Bicycle

Parking: Paid On-site, Valet, Bus, Bicycle

Available: Self-Guided Tour, Café, Restaurant, Concessions, Vending Machines, Family Restroom, Changing Station, Meeting/Conference Rooms, Banquet Facilities, Wi-fi, Gift Shop, Souvenirs

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  • DC Public Library goDigital Fair

    Thursday

    11:00 AM EST

    Union Station

    DC Public Library goDigital Fair

    Union Station

    DC Public Library goDigital Fair
    On May 2, 2019, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, there will be a goDigital Campaign Fair in Union Station’s Main Hall. This fair will feature a main stage with live entertainment, historic newspapers, free music downloads, a photo booth, and a digitizing lab.

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Insider Info

The clock in the Main Hall of Union Station has the old Roman numeral for four - IIII. The Main Hall ceiling, which is 96 feet high, has 255 octagonal coffers, each decorated with egg and dart molding, with gold leaf gilding at the center.

There are 46 Roman Legionnaire statues in Union Station, representing the number of states at the time of construction.

Bands, orchestras, choirs, and dance groups with 40 people or less, that would like to share their talents with station passengers and guests, can request permission to perform for up to 30 minutes in the Main Hall.

Fun Facts

Near the train gates, there is a statue of A. Philip Randolph, who was a great labor and civil rights leader, as well as the organizer and first President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

Scenes from Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), Strangers on a Train (1951), Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977), Traffic (2000), Hannibal (2001), Collateral Damage (2002), Head of State (2003), The Recruit (2003), and Wedding Crashers (2005) were filmed in Union Station.

Over the years, the following were housed in Union Station: barber shop, bowling alley, fountains, mortuary, movie theater, smoking room, and Turkish bath.

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