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Masonic Library and Museum

813 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5001
+1 319-365-1438
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Fascinating to even non-freemasons

My great uncle was a Mason but I knew very little about what he did or about the Masonic community... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2017
Outstanding Masonic Reference Materials

An outstanding collection of Masonic reading material, much dating back 150 - 200 years. Truly a... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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16 Jan 2017
“Fascinating to even non-freemasons”
24 Aug 2016
“Outstanding Masonic Reference Materials”
813 1st Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5001
+1 319-365-1438
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Reviewed 16 January 2017

My great uncle was a Mason but I knew very little about what he did or about the Masonic community in general. I visited the museum just out of curiosity and was quite impressed with the rich history and the items that have been recovered...More

Thank SimpsonTide985
Reviewed 24 August 2016

An outstanding collection of Masonic reading material, much dating back 150 - 200 years. Truly a gem, well kept stacks, and knowledgeable staff. Building also serves as the offices of the Grand Lodge of Iowa, AF&AM, serving all the lodges of the state of Iowa....More

Thank frederickraymondj
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Visited with a brother in law who is a Mason. Masonic items as well as other historic displays. No admission fee, very helpful staff in a beautiful building.

Thank Jewelboxx1961
Reviewed 16 May 2016

When the masonic had a banquet they alway get the best and that is usually La Quinta or comfort inns. We would go to the museum for our meetings and for the rewards ceremonies and it would be for two to three days there. We...More

Thank sondrasue
Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

I love going here. The staff are very helpful and very kind. The museum is open to everyone. Seeing the handmade Masonic items was a pleasure in it's self.

Thank Jason_Opinion
Reviewed 6 July 2015

Not well known, but probably the best Masonic Library in the world. The Museum has artifacts from the 1600's. If you are interested in libraries or museums, this is the one.

Thank DaveFmIA
Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

I'm from a rule town in Ohio so this was a great find. Had to ask to open museum but otherwise what was inside was very well put together. Great masonry work too.

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Very helpful staff for Genealogy. We were able to search several records and microfiche. The archives are in the basement of the Masonic Lodge

Thank BobStep
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My brother is a former Grand Master for the State of Texas. I took him to the museum on one of his past visits. What an amazing museum and what exciting displays. I am a Mason myself but I can tell you we spent a...More

Thank Ribguy51
Reviewed 19 July 2013

A great collection of artifacts and books. I don't know when I would have time to read all the books, but great for referance.

Thank metaphysician
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