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How To Become a Pennsylvania Freemason

Our fraternity’s centuries-old tradition was to wait for interested men to inquire about membership. Today, however, we allow our members to selectively invite men of good character, who will be a credit to our fraternity, to consider submitting a petition. This doesn’t mean that you have to wait to be invited to join the Freemasons of Pennsylvania. Click below to see if you meet membership qualifications.

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Celebrating Our Past, Planning Our Future

Pennsylvania Masons have their roots in the founding of America. Since 1730, the fraternity has bound together men from all walks of life.

Our future is even more exciting! Freemasonry provides education, mentoring and guidance to the next generation of leaders and innovators.

Leadership and Vision

Brother S. Eugene Herritt, Right Worshipful Grand Master, has articulated a bold vision for Pennsylvania Masons during his term of office.

Pennsylvania Freemasonry wants to grow, and we need your help! Utilizing the tools provided by our leaders, you can help the fraternity prosper in the Commonwealth.

Brother Herritt brings a world of experience, both in secular and fraternal life, to the office of Grand Master. Learn more about him and your other Grand Lodge leaders.

Brother S. Eugene Herritt, Right Worshipful Grand Master

Tours of the Masonic Temple

Tuesday through Saturday – 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.

No tours are provided on Sundays, Mondays, major holidays, when Masonic functions are taking place or during emergencies. Advanced Notice Requested for large group tours. Due to private events, tours may not always be given. Please call prior to your planned visit to confirm that a tour will be given on the day of your choice.

For information on closures and shortened tour times, check The Masonic Temple in Philadelphia Facebook page.

Admission Costs

  • PA Masons (with Dues Card) – Free
  • Active Military and Children (under 5) – Free
  • Adults – $15.00
  • Students (with ID) – $10.00
  • Children (12 & under) – $5.00
  • Senior Citizens (65 & Over) – $10.00
  • Family (up to 6 people) – $35.00
  • Groups (Advanced Reservations-15 or more) – $10.00
  • Library and Museum Only – $7.00
  • Library Research Fee (per hour) – $30.00

Blood and Organ Donor Program

All Pennsylvania Masons are eligible for membership in the Masonic Blood and Organ Donor Program. A donation of one unit of blood provides coverage for the immediate family. Please donate as often as you can — blood supply is a precious gift of life that only you can give.

Learn more about the Masonic Blood and Organ Donor Program

Blood and Organ Donor Program