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Scottish Rite Cathedral

650 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1214
+1 317-262-3100
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Beautiful Architecture

We were here for a ballet performance. This is a beautiful building. Well worth touring. Great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
Amazingly gorgeous, lots to see!

This is not really a cathedral at all per se. There's no church/altar etc in here, so don't expect... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
lynne p
Hobart, Indiana
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650 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204-1214
Downtown Indianapolis
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for a ballet performance. This is a beautiful building. Well worth touring. Great architecture.

Thank Calliope1014
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is not really a cathedral at all per se. There's no church/altar etc in here, so don't expect one (as I did, ha!). It's a meeting place for those of the Masonic rite. And oh is it grand beyond words! Roger was our tour...More

Thank lynne p
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Mr Clark was my tour guide. Very dear man who was friendly and knowledgeable. Scottish Rite Cathedral is not a church but a banquet and meeting facility of the Free Masons. Tours are free although if you are bringing a large group there is a...More

Thank G V
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Located right across for the national headquarters of the American Legion. Beautiful architecture. We took a guided tour which was most informative. This is a very historical building.and most important in the life of the Masons. If you don't know much about the Masons, this...More

Thank StanMelton
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I started visiting the cathedal a few years ago and enjoyed a few lunches there when I belonged to another organization. However the highlight of all my visits was an extensive tour of the facility and a close review of its history. This is a...More

Thank charlesmy2017
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We arrived after tour hours so could only view the outside. It is gorgeous and humongous. Lots of carvings, great wooden doors. Wish we could have seen the inside. Betting it was magnificent.

Thank L K
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This place is open to visitors from Tuesday through Sunday only. We could not go inside.The outside looked elegant. This is a landmark building in Indianapolis.

2  Thank KCAjith
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The building's I have seen of the cathedrals are colourful jut this was a beautiful simple stonne color but really good architecture work...

1  Thank pammuc
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I went here last week and asked for a tour. Bob, a 33 degree mason did an outstanding job - and it was just me! this place is WELL WORTH your time - to see the amazing stan glass, the beautiful theater, the 12' chandelier...More

1  Thank ColoradoKat343
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This building is massive.Gorgeous old building. Great photo ops. The park across the street was a bit sketchy with homeless people.

Thank ladyme1
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4 June 2017|
Response from TravelKnitter | Reviewed this property |
I have not seen anyone with a stroller but I think you would be able to get around with one...you go downstairs but that should not be a problem. I would check with them first - give them a call but I really don't see... More
3 May 2017|
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Response from DJF5800 | Reviewed this property |
I agree with taking the tour. We went inside and they were willing to give us a tour right then and there!
3 April 2017|
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Response from mburbank2016 | Reviewed this property |
Agree ... 1.5 to 2 hours is a good time-frame. Enjoy.