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“Beautiful building” 5 of 5 stars
Review of George Washington Masonic National Memorial

George Washington Masonic National Memorial
Ranked #4 of 80 things to do in Alexandria
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A very visible tribute to George Washington stands on King Street in Alexandria, Virginia.
Ayr, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Beautiful building”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Opposite the Metro although large free car park. Took the tour as that gave us access to the top viewing platform with wonderful 360degree views. Interesting even for non masons and beautiful rooms. Worth a visit if you're in the area

Visited June 2013
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Dixon, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“An elegant and impressive place for a wedding reception”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The old and impressive building echoed with music, laughter and conversation as we celebrated the wedding of two wonderful people.

Visited June 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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212 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
“Worth the trip over the river”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I love this Memorial. I think it is better than the Washington Monument. The view is from on top is amazing. The exhibits are interesting. Even though it isn't free, it is still worthwhile to visit.

Visited June 2013
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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234 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“BEAUTIFUL VIEWS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

had been wanting to visit the memorial for years, and just hadn't made time, even when I had been in Alexandria. it's a great old building with lots of history, and the tour is well presented and interesting. you get an explanation of the masons, besides the history of the building. you also visit all floors and are allowed to go outside on the observation level. you have unbelievable views of Alexandria and the area. I rode the DC metrorail to the Alexandria king street station and just walked a couple of blocks up the hill to the monument. I always buy a weekly metrorail short trip pass[think it was $31 this year] and ride all week long, great bargain.

Visited March 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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350 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Those Mysterious Masons!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

This is a must-see if you have ever looked into what the Masons are all about. There are murals, paintings, artifacts and a good docent tour to be had here. Up on a hill, but there's lots of parking

Visited September 2012
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