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Freemasons’ Hall in Covent Garden, London

Freemasons have met on this site since 1775. The present Freemasons’ Hall was built between 1927 and 1932 as a memorial to the 3,000 members killed during the First World War. It is one of the UK’s finest Art Deco buildings. It has recently been upgraded to enhance access for people with disabilities.


Freemasons’ Hall is one of London’s top 10 film locations and has featured in numerous Hollywood blockbusters and television series. It has doubled for Saddam Hussein's palace in Green Day, and MI5's headquarters in Spooks, the BBC spy series.


Starting from the Museum of Freemasonry, you can take a guided tour of the Grand Temple and ceremonial areas. There are up to five tours a day, except for Sundays, Bank Holidays, and on days when there are events. If you are making a special journey to visit, it is strongly recommended that you check first: call 020 7395 9257 or email the Museum here.