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George Washington Masonic National Memorial

101 Callahan Dr, Alexandria, VA 22301-2751
+1 703-683-2007
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Get your tickets in advance

Go to Recreation.gov and buy your tickets in advance. Yes, it will cost you a few bucks, but it is... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2016
Southern California
Good tour

Good informative tour, many relic and artifacts to see. Excellent views of the area from the... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2016
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A very visible tribute to George Washington stands on King Street in Alexandria, Virginia.
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101 Callahan Dr, Alexandria, VA 22301-2751
+1 703-683-2007

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Reviewed April 6, 2016

Go to Recreation.gov and buy your tickets in advance. Yes, it will cost you a few bucks, but it is better than waiting in line at the ticket kiosk at dawn.

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Reviewed April 2, 2016

Good informative tour, many relic and artifacts to see. Excellent views of the area from the observation deck.

1  Thank Snack-Jack
Reviewed March 30, 2016

This is a sight to see for all. The cherry blossoms were in bloom which just added to the scenery. Great views from the water or driving.

Thank Twilson254
Reviewed March 29, 2016

The Memorial looms over King Street and is worth the trip up the hill. The information about the building, George Washington and the Masons was worth the price of admission. Our tour guide Sylvia was extremely knowledgeable and encouraged questions. The view from the top...More

1  Thank Travelwestport
Reviewed March 26, 2016

My son told me about this place, I hadn't heard of it before. The tour was very interesting and appropriately timed, with freedom to re-visit areas after the formal tour. The view from the observation deck alone is well worth the $15 charge for the...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed March 24, 2016

Take the time to visit this historic landmark and take the tour. You will discover many interesting facts about Masons and their input in history. Ride the elevator to the top and have the guide explain how the elevator was erected. A beautiful view of...More

Thank Eileen K
Reviewed March 15, 2016

One of the most interesting tours locally. Learn about George Washington, the Masons and local history. Many items from George Washington's history are stored here and not at Mount Vernon as one would assume. I was surprised at how many locals had not ever toured...More

Thank ET22306
Reviewed March 14, 2016

I was very surprised by how much I enjoyed visiting the Masonic National Memorial. It is a huge place and the tour was a lot more interesting then I thought it would be. Who knew there were 2 keys of the Bastille in the area?...More

1  Thank Pomerols
Reviewed March 7, 2016

I had been given a private tour of the Masonic Temple back in 1960 while a student in Alexandria. This was only the second time I had toured this site. The tour guide was very well informed and the facility was very impressive. The most...More

Thank costela
Reviewed February 27, 2016

I have been in the Alexandria area for several years now but did not realize there were tours of this memorial until I just happened to drive up to it on day. Tours are in the $10 range and tour from top to bottom. There...More

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Selma A
July 12, 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
November 13, 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
November 11, 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