The Masonic Temple in Philadelphia
The Masonic Temple in Philadelphia was constructed in 1873. It is considered one of the great “wonders” of the Masonic world. Resplendent with artwork, frescos, stained glass, murals and sculpture, it is a visual treasure just waiting to be discovered by the public. It connects both Masons and non-Masons alike to an inspirational world of art and architecture, history and grandeur. In addition, there is also an exhibit hall, featuring a wide assortment of treasures from Philadelphia’s, America’s and Freemasonry’s past.
Additionally, special events are hosted within The Masonic Temple through the branded events department known as ONE North Broad. The dynamic and versatile spaces within this historic landmark museum offer perfect settings for hosting extraordinary events, magnificent weddings and receptions, engaging corporate events and elegant galas. We are central to the City of Brotherly Love. Just one more reason why it is the perfect place to visit and the perfect location to host your special events.
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Behind the Scenes at the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia
Some of the most interesting sights are behind the scenes. And we’ve kept those to ourselves until now.
Do you know where this staircase leads? Travel to the top of the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia, the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, F. & A.M., with Mike McKee, executive director of operations and compliance, and enjoy a breathtaking view of the city while learning some interesting facts about the building’s history along the way.
See the interesting history and technology above the ceilings of the Masonic lodge rooms at the Temple in Philadelphia, the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, F. & A.M. Mike McKee, executive director of operations and compliance, explains how the skylights helped the members of “moon lodges” and more.
Go deep into the archives of the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia, the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania, F. & A.M.,with Mike McKee, executive director of operations and compliance, as he highlights some of the 30,000+ items in the museum’s collection, including a copy of Abraham Lincoln’s life mask.
Take a Glimpse Inside the Masonic Temple in Philadelphia
ONE, at the majestic Masonic Temple, is the perfect location for: a wedding ceremony and reception; executive board meeting; seminar with presentation over dinner; and team-building activities or company workshops. Whatever your requirements are, our venue offers ideal and versatile settings, so you can host an event to remember, all within the ultimate center city location.
The Grand Ballroom seats 250 for a sit-down dinner, and when combined with the Grand Foyer, can host 450 guests for receptions. The second floor marble foyer can host an additional 200 guests for a reception “under the stars.” Additional foyers, reception spaces and exquisite meeting rooms create the perfect setting for more intimate events.