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Library and Museum of Freemasonry

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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300 years of freemasonry

Currently running an exhibition detailing 300 years of freemasonry history. The exhibits are very... read more

Reviewed 27 February 2017
Swansea, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great surprise

Visited the Library & Museum based upon other reviews on this site. Did not expect much, but it... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Marietta, Georgia
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Explore 300 years of masonic history at the home of English freemasonry. Located at Freemason's Hall, one of London's landmark Art Deco buildings at the heart of the city; the museum, library and archive present the finest collection of masonic...more
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Freemasons Hall 60 Great Queen Street | Freemasons' Hall, London WC2B 5AZ, England
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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Currently running an exhibition detailing 300 years of freemasonry history. The exhibits are very good and it doesn't take too long to view them all (approx 45minutes). The museum curator was also very friendly and knowledgeable

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Visited the Library & Museum based upon other reviews on this site. Did not expect much, but it turned into a wonderful visit. Considerable Mason information and history. Large number of major historical figures, who were members were reviewed. Museum area was excellent with a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank keepemflyin
Reviewed 20 November 2016

If you want to learn anything about Freemasonry, don't come here. A bland collection of artefacts with an anodyne account of Freemasonry. If there is anything controversial in the history of masonry you wont find out about it here

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank mwc340
Reviewed 15 October 2016

I have done the tour many years ago, most recently I visited to attend the Letter's Live event. Less than a 5 minute walk from either Covent Garden or Holborn tube stations, this building has to be seen from the inside. Amazing decoration and history...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic tour. Eye opener and makes you realise what good the Masons do. Second biggest giver only to national lottery. But they just do not brag about it.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank MickandElaine802
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The artifacts are amazing. The explanation of Freemasonry over the 300 years of existence was expertly done. As someone who knows little about this organization, I learned a lot. This is a must visit for Masons. Important to check the website for hours and times...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank rosietomato
Reviewed 11 September 2016

On our second attempt, we managed to get onto a tour of the building, which are available every day. The guide was informative and helpful, and although we do not know much about Freemasonry, we learned a great deal about this wonderful building and its...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank H4094IMjanetb
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a tour which should be taken with the tour of the building. The exhibition is now open and there are sound tracks available, as well as helpful attendants. There is also a lot of material which is in the "reserve collection" for the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank J P S
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The building itself is very nice. It is a real Art Deco gem. You can take the free guided tour, and lear a lot about the history of the Freemasons.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank 545medva
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Special guided tour for the main salon until April 2017. Dont miss it, ask in the library. Amazing 1/hr tour with a very knowable guy, and the place is stunning.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Response from Gavriel5778 | Reviewed this property |
No. It is free entry.