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Notice: May 16 and 17, 2019 Closures at Union Station

Due to a private event, the East Hall will be closed from 7:00 pm on Thursday, May 16, 2019 to 6:00 am on Saturday, May 18, 2019. Additionally, the Main Hall, West Hall, and DC Lottery (in the Retail Concourse) will close to the public from 4:00 pm on Friday, May 17th to 5:00 am […]

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Union Station Tours

Did you know that USRC regularly organizes and leads History of Union Station tours? Also, were you aware that, in collaboration with Atlas Obscura and the National Trust for Historic Preservation, USRC leads Hidden Union Station tours four times a year? USRC staff enjoy imparting knowledge about the beautiful Beaux-Arts station. The next History of […]

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Performances at Union Station – March and April 2019

There were some terrific, free public performances in Union Station’s Main Hall in March and April 2019. On March 15, 2019, to commemorate St. Patrick’s Day, members of the McGrath Academy of Irish Dance performed. This was the third year that the McGrath Academy had a group come to Union Station to perform. The Blue […]

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Recent Armed Forces Performances at Union Station

On April 25, 2019, the U.S. Navy Band performed a number of classical favorites in the Main Hall of Union Station. In addition, the Swiss Armed Forces Central Band and “The President’s Own” U.S. Marine Band had their first joint performance in the Main Hall on April 29th. Several passersby enjoyed these wonderful, free, public […]

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Yet Another Successful Earth Day with NASA Event

On April 22 and 23, 2019, Union Station’s Main Hall was host to the sixth annual Earth Day celebration with NASA. At this great, free, public event, children and adults learned about space and science through multimedia stories of discovery, hands-on activities, and amazing technology. Additionally, USRC had a table which people could visit to […]

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Earth Day with NASA 2019

On Monday, April 22nd and Tuesday, April 23rd, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Union Station’s Main Hall will be host to the sixth annual Earth Day celebration with NASA. At this great, free, public event, you can learn about space and science through multimedia stories of discovery, hands-on activities, and amazing technology. USRC is […]

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NOTICE: April 12 and 13, 2019 Closures at Union Station

Due to a private event, the East Hall will be closed from 9:00 pm on Friday, April 12, 2019. Additionally, the Main Hall, West Hall, and DC Lottery (in the Retail Concourse) will close to the public at 5:00 pm on Saturday, April 13th. All spaces and retailers affected by the closures will reopen and […]

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Slick at the Union Station Parking Garage

The following services are now offered in the Union Station Parking Garage by Slick:• oil change• vehicle maintenance • steam detailing• fuel delivery Appointments can be scheduled via Slick’s website or app or by texting Slick to 797979. Full details and prices can be found below:

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APD’s Canine Hero

Staff Sergeant Summer is a highly decorated 8-year-old female Labrador Retriever. Summer retired from the United States Marine Corps in March 2013 after serving several tours in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Specialized Search Dog. While deployed, Summer conducted a substantial amount of routine patrols, searching and positively identifying countless weapons caches and improvised explosive […]

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Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture for the Union Station Bus Deck Pavilions

Architecture DC’s The Spirit of Design: Annual AIA | DC Awards Issue features the Union Station Parking Garage‘s Bus Deck pavilions, which received an Honorable Mention in Civic Architecture. The article can be found on page 20.

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