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Doors Open California

Saturday June 11, 2022 and Sunday, June 12, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - Meet at Ticketing Hall

Union Station Los Angeles is pleased to participate in Doors Open California from the California Preservation Foundation, a two-day celebration of architecture and culture featuring more than 70 on-site tours and access to historic places across the state of California.

On Saturday June 11 and Sunday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. the station will be hosting four one-hour “Hidden Gems” tours that will offer Angelenos a behind the scenes look at spaces not typically open to the public.

The fee for Doors Open California is $20 per person and includes the Union Station “Hidden Gems” tour along with access to all participating historic locations across the State.

CLICK HERE to register.

Built in 1939, Los Angeles Union Station is an architectural gem in the heart of downtown L.A. Tour guest will have access to the historic Ticketing Hall featuring a restored 110-foot-long ticket counter crafted from American black walnut, a hand painted, stenciled acoustic ceiling adorned with massive bronze, chandeliers, towering 43-foot windows, quarry tile flooring, glazed polychromatic “Deco” tiles from Gladding McBean Co., and much more.

Additional historic public spaces on the tour will include the grand Waiting Room, the Entry Vestibule, the iconic clock tower and the Fred Harvey restaurant, now a brewpub frequented by travelers and patrons alike.

Union Station is designated a Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and California Register of Historical Resources.

Go Metro to the event! Union Station is accessible via Metro Rail, Metro Bus and several municipal bus lines. Take the B Line (Red), D Line (Purple), J Line (Silver) or L Line (Gold) directly to Union Station. Plan your trip on Transit app for routes and connections or call 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876).

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