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Address: 1 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
Phone Number: 215-988-1917
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: "The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania" is an example of elegant architecture...
"The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania" is an example of elegant architecture. Inside, the lodge is adorned with lovely artwork.
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A good introduction to Free masonerie

We went there in family. We arrived just in time for the tour (which I higly recommend) the building in itself is magnificent, but the explainations about their order from our... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We went there in family. We arrived just in time for the tour (which I higly recommend) the building in itself is magnificent, but the explainations about their order from our guide was even more interesting to me ! I higly recommend to visit that place If you have some spare time to spend in Philadelphia !

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

My girlfriend and I both know about the Masonic. So we were going the to learn a bit more and to see one of the biggest Masonic temple in America. The visit is mostly to go from room to room and listen to a pre-recorded track that explain the decoration of the room. Once the recording is done the guide... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

After having several family members as Masons and Eastern Star, we toured this facility and was pleasantly surprised. First, the architectural details both inside and outside of the building are just beautiful. The artifacts inside the hall include George Washington's garb, and many other interesting items. There is so much history in this site, and well worth the time for... More 

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Casablanca, Morocco
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A unique opportunity to learn about free masonry in the United States. I don't think there is a Masonic Temple this big and advertised as this one. Don't hesitate to ask the guide hard questions. It is clear he is used to them. And don't be surprised to his arrogant attitude. You are in what is considered a very unique... More 

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Glenside, PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you can only visit one place in Philly, this has got to be your stop. This place is the very essence of Philadelphia in one, indoor location. An eatery, farm market and specialty shops all under one roof. Have a Philly cheese steak or roast pork sandwich, wash it down with a local brew and finish off with a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Extreamly nice place to visit. Many interesting rooms to see. Highly recommended You can book rooms for special events including weddings and birthday. Your choice of catered or bring your own.

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Warwick, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Worth the walk of the beaten path. Guide was informative, pleasant and answered any an all questions. Considering the rest of Philly is a giant tourist trap full of history, the Masonic Temple was the best site we saw. Even our 18 year old grandson thought it was well worth the walk. Even though they charge admission,once inside you will... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I visited Masonic Temple on a small group tour and was fascinated that this building is right in the middle of the city that i have lived in my whole life and had never seen! It is a spectacular building and interesting to learn about the masons!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is such a strange and wonderful building. I would recommend this to lovers of architecture and design. Each room has it's own opulent theme and the tour provides some insight on this secret society. They can only answer 'some' questions and show you 'some' of the rooms though.

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Lombard, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I was in Philly for a convention and decided to check this place out. It is like an old white guys club. There are pictures of the leaders all over the walls. The large meeting rooms are themed from different times in history like Egypt or medieval England. The rooms are big and the tour guide said that they do... More 

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