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George Washington Masonic National Memorial

101 Callahan Dr, Alexandria, VA 22301-2751
+1 703-683-2007
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A worthwhile excursion while in the Washington, DC area.

This distinctive, unusually-proportioned, building is a major feature of the City of Alexandria... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John W. C
Filled with history and charm.

My dad and grandfather and uncles were all Masons. Mom belonged to the OES as well as grandma... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sue L
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A very visible tribute to George Washington stands on King Street in Alexandria, Virginia.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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101 Callahan Dr, Alexandria, VA 22301-2751
+1 703-683-2007

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This distinctive, unusually-proportioned, building is a major feature of the City of Alexandria. Towers over Old Town, the George Washington Masonic National Memorial is visible from all directions for miles. Built by the Masonic Lodge to honor their most famous member, the Memorial houses a...More

Thank John W. C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dad and grandfather and uncles were all Masons. Mom belonged to the OES as well as grandma. The Masonic National Shrine is filled with history that is pertinent to anyone but especially to those are involved with the Masons. Its like making a pilgrimege...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing history and architecture. A must for any Mason to visit. Well planned tours with great guides. A lot of great archival items to cherise.

Thank jcolpitts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting the George Washington Masonic National Memorial was an objective that I set myself at the outset of my visit to Alexandria and it was well worth the visit. My only disappointment was that due to my work schedule I didn't have more time to...More

Thank Tom A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is amazing! we visited a couple of the levels and the Library to me, was the most interesting with stained glass windows and a breathtaking collection of books. The tour guide was quite informative and very knowledgeable about the history of George Washington....More

Thank diver9er
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for what we thought would be a brief visit. I was reluctant to go on yet another tour about George Washington, but it was worth it! We learned a lot about the architecture, his masonic involvement, and got a great view of...More

Thank asilemeter
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Being the daughter of a mason I'm always interested in anything that has to do with the free masons and the George Washington Masonic Memorial certainly didn't disappoint. Our guide was very informative about the history of the masons and Washington's involvement with them. Even...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

These monuments are beautiful @night. We enjoyed it and the weather was amazing in July, a relief from hot as h#$$ Houston.

Thank Vee R
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I opted to take the one-hour tour of the building for $15. It was very educational, not just about General Washington but about the Masons in general. They have an extensive collection of items on display and the views of the surrounding area from the...More

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Thank Dewayne P
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I have to confess that we didn’t have time to take the tour of the George Washington Masonic National Memorial. We were catching our train at the Amtrak station across the street from it and knew that if we dawdled we would certainly miss our...More

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Selma A
12 July 2017|
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Response from bscott63 | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a nice gift shop with all sorts of tshirts and memorabilia
Lois L
14 November 2016|
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Response from JohnVeldhuis | Reviewed this property |
I think there are many other areas but the memorial with a child? NO
James C. C
11 November 2016|
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Response from Lois L | Reviewed this property |
tours are only offed certain hours..must do the tour and go to the top...a must do to the top walkway.. that was our highlight