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Masonic Temple

1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Great Tour

Marvelous Building not only the 7 magnificent halls but the incredible Cast Iron Stair Way. My... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bernardo S
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Architectural Delight

I took a tour based on the temple's historical as well as architectural significance. It was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John M
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Hedgesville, West Virginia
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"The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania" is an example of elegant architecture. Inside, the lodge is adorned with lovely artwork.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“city hall” (48 reviews)
“egyptian room” (12 reviews)
“lodge rooms” (12 reviews)
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1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Marvelous Building not only the 7 magnificent halls but the incredible Cast Iron Stair Way. My favor was the Egyptian one. However I still prefer the great engineering piece of the cast iron stairs. The way is impossibly supported it is just astounding.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took a tour based on the temple's historical as well as architectural significance. It was interesting, for the most part, but our guide was more intent on dispelling public myths rather than explaining Freemasonry. The tour was nonetheless interesting. I particularly liked the fact...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Masonic Temple on a whim, we went past and discovered that they were offering tours. Knowing very little about the Freemasons we decided to take a tour, the tour last approx 50 minutes and showed you the main rooms which were elaborate...More

Thank Lauren S
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Very ornate historic building. Excellent tour and very nice museum with lots of unique pieces in it.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I had no idea of what I would see. The architecture is brilliant and the various features and work details inside are breathtaking.

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

I was amazed by every room because they were all a work of art. I also got a chance to learn a little bit about the Freemasons. Make sure that you go at the times of one of the guided tours (I did not know...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

As a Mason this a truly must see, the statues outside allow me to modestly say its the best Masonic scenery I've visited so far, I plan to visit again, next time I will make time to go inside

Thank Michael J
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I was aboard a tour bus going around Philly when the guide recommended a tour of the Masonic Temple. I spent a morning here and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The invidual rooms are all spectacular with architecture that is awesome. The guide was not overly...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

While on a tour of Philadelphia's remarkable City Hall, a local mentioned to us the nearby Masonic Lodge. The Lodge has 4 tours daily that last about an hour. I must say we were not disappointed and the charge ($36 for three of us) was...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

My family has been telling me to visit the Masonic Temple for years. The raved about how beautiful it is and how interesting it is to tour. During my last visit to Philadelphia, I was finally able to stop at get a tour, and as...More

Thank Danielle P
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Herbert Daniel T
8 May 2018|
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Response from TravelingFrancis5 | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of stairs in the building but I would imagine they have elevators or lifts of some kind in the building. They still hold meetings here and a lot of the gentlemen are elderly
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ykozorovitsky
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.
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queentut1
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.
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