Take a Tour

Visit one of our Masonic sites.

We welcome the public to tour our headquarters, library, museum, research center, care communities, summer camp, and more—all in New York State.

Masonic Hall

New York City, NY
Masonic Hall is the headquarters of the Grand Lodge of New York and home to the Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Library & Museum. 
Located in Manhattan’s historic Flatiron District—just 11 blocks away from the Empire State Building—Masonic Hall features 15 breathtaking rooms and spaces that have been painstakingly restored to their original grandeur.
Tours are available Monday through Friday from 10:00AM to 2:00PM, Saturdays and Sundays by appointment. To schedule a tour, contact TourGuides@nymasons.org or (212) 337-6602.


The Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library & Museum

New York City, NY
For over 150 years, the renowned Chancellor Robert R. Livingston Masonic Library & Museum has been dedicated to collecting, studying, and preserving the Masonic heritage—specifically the history and impact of Freemasonry in New York State.
Home to the world’s largest collection of Freemasonry books, artifacts, and memorabilia for more than 150 years, the Library & Museum is open to Masons and non-Masons alike. Visitors are free to explore archives, attend events, and listen to lectures here at the premier center for Masonic research.

St. John’s Lodge No. 1, A.Y.M

New York City, NY
Originally warranted in 1757 by the Modern Grand Lodge of England, St. John’s Lodge No. 1 is the oldest operating Masonic Lodge under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of New York. 
The lodge is well-known for its prominent display of the historic Masonic Bible, on which George Washington took his oath of office as president of the United States in 1789. The Bible was also used at the inaugurations of Presidents Warren G. Harding (1921), Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953), Jimmy Carter (1977), and George H. W. Bush (1989).

DeWint House

Tappan, NY
Owned by American patriot and Mason Johannes DeWint, the DeWint House served as a headquarters for General George Washington during the Revolutionary War. 
Here, in the fall of 1780, Brother Washington signed the death warrant of Major John Andre, a British Major and accomplice of Benedict Arnold. Three years later, Washington occupied the DeWint House to fortify another American victory when he negotiated the surrender of British troops in New York City.

The Masonic Medical Research Institute

Utica, NY
The Masonic Medical Research Institute (MMRI) was founded by the Grand Lodge in 1958. 
Internationally recognized for its biomedical research, the MMRI is committed to developing medical cures, training scientists, and educating students—all in an effort to perpetuate and extend the fight against disease worldwide. The MMRI represents the Freemason’s longstanding commitment to the health and quality of life for all humanity.

The Masonic Home & Care Community

Utica, NY
Open to the Masons and non-Masons alike, the Masonic Home & Care Community provides friendly, flexible senior care that nurtures the body, mind, and soul.
With comprehensive services in skilled nursing, adult residential care, rehabilitative care, and home care, this care community’s mission is to support, nurture, and educate those whose lives we touch by providing them with the compassionate care and services they deserve.

The Neighborhoods at Acacia Village

Utica, NY
Open to the Masons and non-Masons alike, Acacia Village is an active retirement living community that offers cottages, townhouses, and apartments to residents on a 400-acre campus.
Acacia Village revolves around a worry-free lifestyle, with luxurious services and amenities such as a fitness center (with heated pool, spa, and sauna), 18-seat movie theater, unisex beauty salon, gourmet dining, scheduled transportation, and around-the-clock security.

Camp Turk

Woodgate, NY
Camp Turk is a Masonic youth camp at Round Lake, a historic village nestled in the western region of the Adirondack Park. 
The camp is open to children for six weeks every summer. Situated on 1,600 acres of woodland, campers are invited to participate in more than 32 supervised activities, including hiking, biking, swimming, and sailing.