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Masonic Temple

1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Awesome building!!!

Awesome place to visit!! This historic building is a great place to tour. A bunch of unique rooms... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Naperville, Illinois
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A must visit when in Phili

This is a must visit place when in Philadelphia. The history, architecture, and sheer beauty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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"The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania" is an example of elegant architecture. Inside, the lodge is adorned with lovely artwork.
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  • Average5%
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1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Awesome place to visit!! This historic building is a great place to tour. A bunch of unique rooms to see and some cool artifacts. Masonic lodges, the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, and other masonic bodies meet here to this day! If you have a chance...More

Thank Bzears
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must visit place when in Philadelphia. The history, architecture, and sheer beauty of this building and its spectacular rooms are unparalleled. One of the top 3 Masonic Temples in the world.

Thank Ed W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A particular building right next to the town hall, I do not know if it was accessible to visit it, beautiful the statues outside.

Thank salvatorecandiano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a native Philadelphian, I've visited most of Philadelphia's well known historical sights and museums. A few years ago, a friend recommended that I take time to explore the Masonic Temple. When I finally visited this architectural and historical gem, I was blown away by...More

Thank artistandtraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tours only but worth the $10-15. The guide explains the history of the architecture and of Masons, which is a fraternity. We learned that it’s a fraternity and ecumenical, allowing various religious members to join. Several meeting rooms in specific styles. The tour lasts one...More

Thank viageira
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a Father and Grandfather who were 32nd degree Scottish Rite Masons, I was glad to take the guided tour . iT WAS INFORMATIVE ABOUT THE HISTORY OF FREE MASONS IN AMERICA. WE ESPECIALLY ENJOYED SEEING GEORGE WASHINGTON'S MASONIC APRON. The temple is the largest...More

Thank Kyle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We will plan on returning to visit the inside, but the exterior is just amazing. Worth every minute to stop and look around.

Thank toscwolfstar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to Philadelphia is not complete without a visit to and guided tour of the Masonic Temple. This is truly one of the most lavishly and ornately decorated building I have ever been in. Each of the several meeting halls is decorated in a...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Impressive design and decor outside and throughout the building with most of the rooms still actively used today. A real treat was seeing George Washington's Mason apron. The tour was about an hour and while there is seating in most rooms you don't stay in...More

Thank RoamingLombards
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Maybe you are a mason, maybe your are not. It is a very beautiful building decorated in many different styles. Architecture, history, you will have learned something before you leave the building.

Thank Michael A
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9 November 2017|
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Response from Jed3 | Reviewed this property |
Google "Masonic temple Philadelphia" and then click on Admission fees. There is a range of admission fees.
27 April 2017|
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Response from NataliaMFortLee_NJ | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to find a free parking in this area. Paid parking garages are available throughout the center parts of Philadelphia though.
15 April 2016|
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Response from bruce s | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday through Friday – 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. Saturday – 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 12 Noon. No tours are provided on Sundays or Mondays, major holidays, when Masonic functions are taking place or during... More