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Masonic Temple

1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Rude! Staff was the worst I have seen

Disappointed by the staff, my group was looked down, as well as our kids. I am not sure what we... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017
Real WOW factor

What a delightful place. We've passed it on previous trips to Philadelphia but had never got around... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
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"The Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania" is an example of elegant architecture. Inside, the lodge is adorned with lovely artwork.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“meeting rooms” (26 reviews)
“city hall” (45 reviews)
“lodge rooms” (11 reviews)
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1 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2520
+1 215-988-1917
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Disappointed by the staff, my group was looked down, as well as our kids. I am not sure what we did wrong, but we did not feel welcome here at all. We won't be back or try to visit another Masonic Temple.

Thank Nick_biz_traveler
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What a delightful place. We've passed it on previous trips to Philadelphia but had never got around to visiting. Probably expected to see a couple of nice rooms and not much else. I was frankly astonished by the sheer number of large rooms and halls...More

Thank foodfan2
Reviewed 31 August 2017

I brought a friend here who had never been to Philadelphia. It was a wonderful visit that was very informative. I would suggest even bringing small children, but only if they are well behaved. This is because there are many pieces of furniture that are...More

Thank Mak684
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The Masonic temple sits alongside City Hall in the centre of Philadelphia. The large exterior includes lots of intricate carvings and it's well worth seeing. The website states that's it's open from 9am but we were told on site that all tours had to be...More

Thank BigMerk
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We came across the building and decided to check it out. They offer tours only and don't allow you to freely browse around because the building is still being actively used. The tour was about an hour that shows different rooms and their significance. The...More

Thank yumm2011
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This building is right across from City Hall and boasts some impressive architecture. There is a bronze statue and some placards on the corner in front of the building that will provide some insight into the history. Nice photo stop

Thank Theresa C
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I've visited this location four times now with several groups of friends and family and it remains impressive each time. A tour is provided by a Mason and you have the opportunity to visit most of the meeting halls, each of which has a different...More

Thank Monicuba23
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Fantastic place. Fanstastc guide. Fanstastic adventure. This place is worth of seeing. Maybe not the cheapset but interesting. Full of history and interesting histories. You can enjoy time and beauty of architecture.

Thank Marcin M
Reviewed 19 August 2017

One it's an amzing structure, two it's the history of the Masons in this country. three, if you don't know about the Mason's think Davinci Code and go and learn. Inbelievable wealth.

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Hit the place a while back and it's worth a look around. I could stop here every time I'm in Philadelphia.

Thank Chris-Scherfel
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Response from NataliaMFortLee_NJ | Reviewed this property |
It is very difficult to find a free parking in this area. Paid parking garages are available throughout the center parts of Philadelphia though.
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Response from bruce s | Reviewed this property |
Tuesday through Friday – 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m. Saturday – 10 a.m., 11 a.m. & 12 Noon. No tours are provided on Sundays or Mondays, major holidays, when Masonic functions are taking place or during... More