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Musee de la Franc-Maconnerie

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Musee de la Franc-Maconnerie

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16 rue Cadet, 75009 Paris France
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Le PeletierParis Metro3 min
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Abdymosh wrote a review Dec 2019
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would have been great if more information was offered in English. But very interesting none the less.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Venture797295 wrote a review Aug 2018
New York City, New York51 contributions16 helpful votes
Expect to spend between 1-2 hours at this great museum. Despite the fact that it has only one floor (for not initiated members) to explore, the abundance of information, artifacts, and masterpieces is substantial. You don't have to be at the 33 degree to have a unique cultural, historical, and philosophical experience.
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Date of experience: August 2018
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Ronak S wrote a review Apr 2018
Paris, France2,141 contributions362 helpful votes
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Free masons have always been interesting, especially after a lot of films like National Treasure and books by Dan Brown made them popular. This museum is dedicated to them. The museum is quite small and is located close to Grands Boulevards in Grand Orient de France, the Freemasons headquarters of France. The museum has a temporary exhibition space too. It has a large collection of freemasonry objects and displays information about them. Some of the interesting things were La Fayette's sword, a model of the Statue of Liberty, the freemason handbooks. On Saturdays, they have a guided tour that lasts about 2 hours and it starts off in a Temple of the Freemasons, which you otherwise don't get to see. The guided tour costs €7, and has to be purchased in addition to the museum ticket of €6. The tour was organised by a freemason and was nice and you learn about them, the myths and legends, and their contribution to laws of France, the idea of Marianne, human rights, USA's Constitution, and other things. The weird thing about the museum is that it shuts from 13:00 to 14:00 hours and you have to exit the museum and can come back again if you want. It is a small museum, and you can see it in 1.5 to 2 hours. The closest metro is Cadet on line 7, thought Grands Boulevards on Line 8 and 9 is not so far.
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Date of experience: April 2018
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CrisChiang wrote a review Apr 2017
Sao Paulo, SP207 contributions59 helpful votes
We went to visit the museum but arriving there we noticed there were much more to be seen beyond the museum. They have a quite complete and organized collection and are very warm to guide and explain us about the place - but it is restrict to the rite of France. We saw few things of common use in all Freemansory. There are tours with guides in special hours, what I sorry I could not attend to see the temples properly. Pity the videos showed on the sections of the museum are showed only in French with no subtitles.
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Date of experience: February 2017
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podrozniczka60 wrote a review Dec 2015
New Jersey12,843 contributions3,206 helpful votes
It is an interesting museum of the history of free masons. The staff is very friendly and inviting but the building on the day of our visit was very heavily guarded and we had to go through the security check. The museum is somewhat in the back of the modern looking building of Masonic Orient institution. They do not offer much explanation in English unfortunately which can somewhat limit the audience. The permanent collection is interesting, the temporary exhibition less so but that may by definition vary. There is a discount rate for 60+ individuals otherwise it is € 6.
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Date of experience: December 2015
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