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George Washington Masonic National Memorial
Ranked #4 of 92 things to do in Alexandria
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Owner description: A very visible tribute to George Washington stands on King Street in Alexandria, Virginia.
Reviewed May 31, 2014

I have been to this place twice, but only taken the tour once. They have since moved the Shrine museum that was in the basement to Miami. The tour includes the overlook and the Masonic museums upstairs that occupy several different floors. If you're a Mason or curious about the history or background of the organization, it's a great place to visit! The inside is beautifully done, you get to see the old lodge rooms (and the current ones), George Washington artifacts and very neat little pieces of history. If you're around the area, it's a very nice way to kill a couple of hours.

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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Awesome tour guide--extremely knowledgeable, even about elements not on the normal tour. Great architecture, view, history, secret history, etc.!

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Reviewed May 20, 2014

Who knew? Stumbled upon the monument while staying in Alexandria and decided to check it out. What an impressive building and collection of historical artifacts. A must see if you are a GW and/or Mason fan. Strongly recommend you ante up for the guided tour and visit the upper floors of the monument. Best views of Alexandria and the surrounding area from the observation deck.

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Reviewed May 14, 2014

A must visit for anybody visiting Washington DC area. Stop on your way to Mt Vernon, General Washington's home? Spend an hour or tour learning about masons, and then enjoying the views from the balcony on top of the tower!

Thank Renata2908
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Reviewed May 5, 2014

Huge temple which explains all about the masons and their origins.
If you have an interest in the masons you must see this, if you're interested in George Washington, you must see this, if you love architecture and history and beautiful things you must see this!

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