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Masonic Temple

1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Impressive design and decor outside and throughout the building with most of the rooms still... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Overland Park, Kansas
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Maybe you are a mason, maybe your are not. It is a very beautiful building decorated in many... 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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1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't have the privilege of going in because we arrived late and walked around at night. It was one of the most beautiful buildings I witnessed. The architecture is quite impressive.

Thank CDarrett
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's hard to believe that most visitors to Philadelphia miss out on this amazing historical and architectural attraction that's located in the very heart of the city. Touring requires participation in a scheduled tour, but it's well worth a little planning to see this cultural...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an easy location in the center city district of Philadelphia. It is directly across the street from the city hall. The mosaic work is exquisite. Rooms are themed to match masonic tenants. My favorite is the Egyptian room. The guides are very knowledgeable...More

Thank debster2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My grandfather was a mason so i wanted to see. Did tour and it was an amazing building and the rooms are outstanding. The tour guide was very friendly and the museum attched was nice as well .

Thank wizlucy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with a friend and really enjoyed hearing some of the history of the Freemasons in America. The different rooms reflect diverse styles of architecture, from Egyptian to Gothic with several stops in between. The tour guides are also well-informed and friendly.

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outside - Gothic style beautifully decorated building , inside - 19 halls decorated in different styles: European style, Oriental styles, ancient Egyptian, etc. One of them is among 3 biggest dining halls in US. It is difficult to describe - must see!!!

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The temple easily rivaled the other churches around it in beauty. We were able to get a tour because my friend knew somebody. I really enjoyed.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the biggest Masonic Temple in the world and the most beautiful one compare to others masonic temples. The visit can be done only with the tour provided by the member of the fraternity. A tour lasts about one hour and it is very...More

Thank mgorevoy00
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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