History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
HERITAGE HIGHLIGHTS: The only art deco building in London still used for its original purpose.
Within Freemason's Hall is Memorial Shrine, a memorial to the 3225 masons who perished in WWI. Central to this memorial is a gilt casket designed by Walter Gilbert, who also design the Victoria Memorial outside Buckingham Palace.
At the core of the building is the Grand Temple, approached through massive bronze doors weighing over 1 ton each. The Temple chamber is often used for concerts and performances.
About Freemasons' Hall
Address: 60 Great Queen Street, London, Greater London, England, WC2B 5AZ
Attraction Type: Historic Building
Location: Nearest underground station is Holborn.
Website: Freemasons' Hall
Phone: 020 7831 9811
Photo Credit: David Ross and Britain Express
Nearest station: Holborn - 0.2 miles (straight line) - Zone: 1
NEARBY HISTORIC ATTRACTIONS
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
National Portrait Gallery - 0.1 miles (Museum)
Theatre Royal Drury Lane - 0.2 miles (Historic Building)
Royal Opera House - 0.2 miles (Historic Building)
Sir John Soane's Museum - 0.2 miles (Museum)
London Transport Museum - 0.2 miles (Museum)
Covent Garden Market - 0.2 miles (Historic Building)
Seven Dials Monument - 0.3 miles (Landmark)
Lincoln's Inn Fields - 0.3 miles (Park)
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