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A really WOW place

I was there representing my Lodge for the Victoria Rifles Lodge Armistice Centenary Meeting. It was... read more

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Anthony J
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Malmesbury, United Kingdom
Wonderful Deco interiors

Free entry and if you time it right guided tour. Interesting to see the history of the Freemasons... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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London, United Kingdom
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Freemasons Hall 60 Great Queen Street | Covent Garden, London WC2B 5AZ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 November 2002

As an American Freemason, I can't visit London without making a stop at Freemason Hall. Masonry as it exists today began in London in 1717 at the Goose and Gridiron pub near Covent Garden. The first Masonic Lodge meetings were held in pubs, and the...More

26  Thank FrumiousBandersnatch
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Reviewed 23 May 2013

This is not far from Covent Garden but in many ways , a world away. The Freemasons have endured for years as a mysterious society with weird rituals and lofty members. The museum on the site gives you a window on to their goings on,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

I was there representing my Lodge for the Victoria Rifles Lodge Armistice Centenary Meeting. It was a spectacular event that I was very proud to be part of. The building is magnificent. This was the second time that I have visited. The first time included...More

Thank Anthony J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Free entry and if you time it right guided tour. Interesting to see the history of the Freemasons, while the interiors are lovely. A great little distraction in Covent Garden

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With free entry this place is amazing and awesome. The building is stunning and the displays are cool. Take the timed tour and learn about Masonic ways.

Thank philo792
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to know and not listen to gossip.. ask any question and the attentive ushers and staff are more than willing to answer.. better still squash any rumours.. If you want a taster before you visit.. look up Sir Tony Robinson sheds light...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing building hidden in plain sight and has been used for lots of filming. The tours are absolutely brilliant and very detailed. Tours aren't every day so you need to check before travelling

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On my last full day in London, I desperately wanted to fit in the Freemason Hall. I rushed to get there in time for their last tour of the day (4pm), only to arrive and discover that they were not doing any tours today. I...More

Thank jehenson81
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Had a free guided tour by an amusing guide, then spent some time in their museum, photos allowed. You need to ring and check up what times tours are on each day as it varies.

Thank leanne F
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I don't know a thing about Freemasonry! Came away educated in several ways, most notably about what the organisation does charitably, world-wide. Exhibits include the 3 century history and all sorts of interesting artefacts. The best parts are the lovely library and a tour that...More

3  Thank YR R
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I visited the freemasons hall by myself. It is quite a large place that is alocated to public viewing and definitely worth the time! As I understood, it is the actual place where the masons in London hold their gatherings and ceremonies. You get to...More

Thank Vlad220
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This building is full of history. Even if you are not a free Mason you will enjoy a tour of this building.

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midox14med
23 April 2018|
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Response from 956CHRISL | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I would suggest you locate your nearest Freemasons lodge in MOROCCO, call in or phone them. Then ask them if you can join them as a member. Hope this helps.
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Don K
31 December 2017|
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Response from sheepygold | Reviewed this property |
I don't know much about the Freemasons other than what was exhibited at the museum but the place to start is probably to search on the internet for the lodge closest to where you live so try the website of the United Grand... More
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angelaed65
5 October 2016|
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Response from J P S | Reviewed this property |
I am afraid that I cannot be as detailed as the other two responders; but I can confirm that the Hall and the Museum are well worth a visit. Lodge meetings are, of course, closed to non-Masons but there is far more in the... More
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