Due to consideration of the Coronavirus Outbreak, all tours of the Grand Lodge of the State of New York are cancelled until further notice. this is being done as a precautionary measure to limit the possibility of continued spread of the virus. Please refer to the guidelines set forth by the CDC and related health agencies to do your part to remain as healthy as possible.

Be safe and Be well.

Masonic Hall, New York City

The historic Masonic Hall is located in the heart of the Chelsea. There are two buildings that make up Masonic Hall, the 23rd Street Building is largely commercial and the 24th Street building is largely Masonic space. Both are operated by the Trustees of the Masonic Hall and Home. Masonic Hall is home to the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of New York and as well as the Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Library and Museum.

Starting Jan 6th 2020:
Tours start every hour on the half-hour
Monday – Thursday 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm Sharp
Friday – Saturday 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm Sharp

Guests arriving within 5 min of the start time can be allowed to join a new tour in progress. Guests arriving after the 5 min window will be asked to come back in time for the next tour, or in special cases may be asked to wait in the library.

For further information, e-mail By special arrangement, group tours may be scheduled on Sunday and Holidays, provided a tour guide is available, by calling the Masonic Hall Tours Committee at (212) 337-6602.

RRL_120Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library and Museum

You are also welcome to visit our renown Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library and Museum located on the 14th Floor of the Grand Lodge Building. For further information about hours of operation and to make inquiries about the collection, please call the Library & Museum at (212) 337-6620 or by e-mail at:

Library & Museum Hours:

Monday 8:30 – 4:30
Tuesday 12 – 8
Wednesday 8:30 – 4:30
Thursday 12 – 8
Friday 8:30 – 4:30

Utica Campus

You are encouraged to visit the crown jewel of Freemasonry in New York State, our Masonic Home, Acacia Retirement Village and Masonic Medical Research Institute at the Masonic Campus located at 2150 Bleecker Street, Utica, New York 13501-1788 U.S.A. Arrangements for free public tours of our facilities may be with the contact listed here.

There is also an adjunct to the Livingston Library & Museum on the grounds. {Pictured below is Tompkins Chapel.}

The Masonic Home & Masonic Care Community

Kathy Contino-Turner,
Director of Communications and Marketing

The Acacia Retirement Village
Telephone: (800) 593-3353
Fax # (315) 798-4716

Tompkin Chapel

The Masonic Medical Research Institute

Attention: Brother Anthony Cucci
Assistant Director of Development
Telephone: (315) 624-7492

Camp Turk

We also wish to invite you to visit our Masonic Youth Camp at Round Lake affectionately known as Camp Turk located at Woodgate, New York 13494 U.S.A. Camp Turk is open every summer with three weeks reserved for the girls and three weeks for the boys. It is situated on 1,600 acres of woodland within the Adirondack Park Preserve. Campers have the option to participate in more than 32 supervised activities.

For more information about the Camp, enrollment policies and/or to schedule a visit, please contact the Camp’s Administrative Assistant as follows:

Ms. Mollie A. Denslow
P.O. Box 132 / Boonville, New York 13309
(315) 942-6716 / (315) 392-2081

Tappan, NY

George Washington Masonic Historic Site: DeWint House

You are also welcome to visit our Brother George Washington Masonic Historic Site at Tappan, New York. Free Public Tours are available of this Revolutionary War Headquarters of Brother & General George Washington. For information, please call or write the Superintendent, Right Brother Harold B. Jones at: The George Washington Masonic Historic Site 20 Livingston Avenue Tappan, New York 10983-2408 U.S.A. Telephone: (914) 359-1359

Historic Masonic Bible of Saint John’s Lodge

Lastly, but certainly not least, we invite you to view the display of the historic Masonic Bible of our Saint John’s Lodge No. One, on which the father of our country, Brother George Washington, took his oath of office as President of the United States of America on April 30, 1789. This precious Masonic and National Treasure is frequently on display at Federal Hall located on Wall Street, New York City.

This King James version Masonic Bible has been subsequently used at the Inaugurations of Presidents Warren G. Harding in 1921, Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953, Jimmy Carter in 1977, and George H.W. Bush in 1989. The Masonic Bible was brought to Washington, DC to be used at the Inauguration of President George W. Bush, but due to inclement weather another Bible was substituted. For further information about the Masonic Bible of St. John’s Lodge No. One, please visit the website at

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