Freemasons' Hall stands as an iconic symbol cherished by both Londoners and visitors alike.
Serving as a beacon, this extraordinary architectural gem remains true to its original purpose as one of the rare surviving Art Deco masterpieces. Nestled on Great Queen Street, it proudly houses the United Grand Lodge of England, marking the third incarnation of the Hall since its establishment in 1775.
Have you ever strolled through Covent Garden, pondering what mysteries await within the doors of the renowned Grade II* listed structure? Join one of our a captivating 55-minute guided tours, led by our experienced guides, and delve into the intriguing history of Freemasonry, from its inception with the founding of the first Grand Lodge in 1717 to its flourishing journey across the globe throughout the centuries. Prepare to be enthralled as you unravel the fascinating story of this 300-year-old institution.
Discover the wonders of Freemasons' Hall through one of our engaging Public Guided Tours, with prices starting from just £12.50 per person.
Please note that each tour accommodates a maximum of 15 individuals. To explore available dates and times, simply choose one of the options below, click the link, and prepare for an unforgettable adventure.
Please retain your tickets to receive 10% discount in the Shop at Freemasons’ Hall and the Café at Freemasons’ Hall.
Embark on a captivating 55-minute guided tour of the Museum of Freemasonry, led by our experienced guides, and delve into the intriguing history of Freemasonry, from its inception with the founding of the first Grand Lodge in 1717 to its flourishing journey across the globe throughout the centuries. Prepare to be enthralled as you unravel the fascinating story of this 300-year-old institution.
Where possible, we will also include a visit to an active lodge room or two as part of your tour.
Please note: Freemasons’ Hall is a working building. Therefore, every tour varies according to what is available to see on the day, the route of the tour can consequently change at short notice, and we cannot guarantee in advance, what you will see.
Venture into the unknown as our experienced guides lead you on a 55-minute voyage of discovery into the 300-year-old history of Freemasonry. Like our Museum tour, your journey will begin in the North Gallery of the Museum of Freemasonry before taking you on to experience the ornate splendour of the ceremonial areas of Freemasons' Hall. Marvel at the magnificence of the Grand Temple, with its mosaics, organ and stained glass windows.
Please note: We will always endeavour to show you the Grand Temple on this tour, however as Freemasons’ Hall is a working building the route of the tour can consequently change at short notice, and we cannot always guarantee in advance, what you will see.
On the rare occasion we cannot access the Grand Temple, you will be shown alternative spaces and issued with a free digital tour voucher, enabling you to return on another occasion.
We extend a warm welcome to groups of all types, be it for personal interest or study visits. We are excited to host you and provide an enriching experience.
For groups of up to 25 individuals, our guided tours are available at a cost of £250. Group tours are offered from Monday to Saturday at 10am, 12pm, and 4pm, subject to availability. If you prefer a tour outside of these regular hours, such as at 9am, 5pm, or 6pm, the cost would be £300.
We also offer group tours in Italian and Mandarin, allowing you to explore the wonders of Freemasons' Hall in a language that suits your group's needs. Please don't hesitate to contact us for further information or to book a Group Guided Tour.
Are you seeking to create a unique and memorable experience for someone special or would you prefer an exclusive tour just for yourself? Simply inform us of your specific preferences, and we will be delighted to tailor a bespoke package that caters to your needs. Additionally, we are pleased to offer these tours in Italian and Mandarin.
For those who prefer to explore at their own pace, we offer daily digital multimedia tours from 10am to 4pm. Tours cover the same areas as our guided tours but cost £5, with under-16s for free. To immerse yourself in the tour and experience, we suggest allocating 60 to 90 minutes.
On days the Grand Temple is available, digital tours will give you access to the area. On days it is in use, all the same content can be viewed on the device just not physically. There is generally no need to pre-book a digital tour, just ask a member of staff at the Museum’s welcome area or at Shop at Freemasons’ Hall.
Freemasons’ Hall is a large building; all tour activities take place on the first floor, which is accessible by lift. You can expect to walk and stand for up to an hour whilst on tour, so we advise wearing comfortable shoes.
Please get in touch with us for any access requirements.
For Public Guided Tours, refunds can be requested up to 24 hours prior to your tour. If you cancel a tour within the 24 hours before a tour, no refunds will be given. All refunds will be the ticket price, minus our ticket agents (Eventbrite) fees that are non-refundable.
Please note: We ask all visitors to arrive at least 5 minutes before the scheduled start of their tour. No refunds will therefore be given for late arrivals.
As stated, we cannot guarantee what areas you will see on your tour; therefore, no refunds will be given for tours that exclude the Grand Temple.