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Masonic Temple

1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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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 2 days ago
Ed W
via mobile
Masonic Building

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

Reviewed 4 days ago
Pozzallo, Italy
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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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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Reviewed 2 days 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 4 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 2 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 3 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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
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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.
14 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