Hours of Operation

View of exterior Temple Room window from colonnade

Open Monday – Thursday.

We are closed to all tours Friday – Sunday.

Tour Hours

We are open for tours from 10 am to 4:30 pm, Monday–Thursday.

Please note: Anyone arriving after 3:30 pm will receive an abbreviated tour, if time allows. Group tours (10 people or more) must be scheduled no later than 3:00 pm to facilitate the tour appropriately and receive the full tour.

Library Hours

Year-round, Monday–Thursday: 8 am to 5 pm

Business Hours

Year-round, Monday–Thursday: 7 am to 5 pm

Holidays & Special Hours/Closings

The Supreme Council follows the schedule of the United States federal government. If the government closes due to special circumstances, such as inclement weather, the House of the Temple does also. You can view the current status of the federal government at https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/snow-dismissal-procedures/current-status/. 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 Building is closed to tours.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 BUILDING CLOSED
Thursday, November 23, 2017 BUILDING CLOSED
Thursday, December 7, 2017 Tours will operate from 10 to 11:30 am ONLY.

While we will do our best to post closings here in advance, please be aware the House of the Temple may modify tour times or close on dates other than those listed here. **Visitors are strongly encouraged to call 202–232–3579 or check the official Twitter account (@MasonicMuseum) prior to coming to confirm the building will be open.**