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Library and Museum of Freemasonry

Freemasons Hall 60 Great Queen Street | Freemasons' Hall, London WC2B 5AZ, England
+44 20 7395 9257
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Impressive building, interesting insights

The building is not old (1930s) but is hugely impressive. The massive Grand Master's chair and the... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
flugelist
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Bromley, United Kingdom
very interesting

I had extra time waiting for a friend and stumbled across this museum. It was very interesting... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
thomas v
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Long Beach, California
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The building is not old (1930s) but is hugely impressive. The massive Grand Master's chair and the Temple are two of the highlights. There is an emphasis on explaining the symbolism of Freemasonry, and some myths are debunked. It is well worth taking the guided...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

I had extra time waiting for a friend and stumbled across this museum. It was very interesting and a nice display. very informative and the docent was very informative.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Took the opportunity to visit this pentagon shaped building with the Grand Temple in the centre . As soon as you enter you will be fascinated to see the long stained glass windows on either side of staircase.On the first floor is the Grand Temple...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Thanks to authors like Dan Brown and others there are a lot of myths and misunderstandings about Freemasons. I thoroughly recommend a visit to the wonderful building housing the library and museum in Covent Garden. You will get the chance to hear about the history...More

Thank Martyn S
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

Passed by this and thought I would pop in and see as the building looked interesting. There is a freemasonry museum and library. The museum has many objects relating to the freemasonry and there looks to be quite a library. The free guided tour of...More

Thank Sharon H
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is truly an amazing building where craftsmanship is at its finest. The The museum has pieces of art and craftsmanship and it that date back many years and explains the history of freemasonry and is absolutely beautiful to behold. When I go back to...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2017

Located within the Freemason's Hall, the library and museum houses a collection of Masonic material relating to the history of Freemasonry. The museum displays one of the world's largest collections of artefacts associated with Freemasonry. There is a free guided tour which is both informative...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Had some spare time and have always been curious to decided to pay a visit. The building interior alone is worth a look if you love architecture. The Art Deco interior is beautiful. The museum has some very good pieces and is informative and educational....More

Thank Julie M
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Museum of Freemasonry is quite small but the contents are packed in and one could spends days there. There's a new permanent exhibition on the last 300 years and one can look into a real Masonic Lodge (if it's not being used). It's easy...More

Thank Colonel_JB_Ormsby
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

I'd never heard of this place and a friend recommended to me. The museum is very interesting highlighting the history of the Freemasonry with changing displays on particular aspects. There are some quite fascinating and unusual objects on display, in particular the giant chair which...More

Thank Andrew N
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