Visiting Procedure

Minneapolis Lodge No. 19 welcomes all visiting Master Masons in good standing. For visiting Minnesota Masons, proper identification and customary examination will be sufficient. For Brethren from outside the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Minnesota, we ask that they adhere to the following visitor procedure:

Prior to your visit to our lodge, please contact the lodge SECRETARY; giving notice of your request to visit. You will be asked to provide details concerning your current lodge, and the jurisdiction under which it is chartered or warranted. Please allow sufficient time for the Secretary to properly vet your credentials, a minimum of one week’s notice is advisable. Upon your arrival, you will be directed to the Senior Deacon. He will inspect your identification and perform the customary examination before you gain entrance into the Lodge. This Brother will also be responsible for introducing you to the Brethren during the meeting.

Reservations are required if you plan to join us for a meal before one of our meetings, or if you are planning to attend a special event. Please make your reservation at least 3 days prior to the event through our secure PAYMENT CENTER.

Members of the public interested in visiting Minneapolis Lodge No. 19, should contact the SECRETARY. Our meetings have catered meals prepared by the Scottish Rite dinning hall.

A Note About Parking

The Minneapolis Masonic Center leases the majority of its parking lot to The Lowry restaurant and bar on Hennepin Avenue. There are a number of spaces reserved for the Minneapolis Scottish Rite and Minneapolis Lodge No. 19. along the Dupont Avenue side of the lower lot, and comprise the entire upper lot (behind the billboards). These spaces are for PERMIT PARKING ONLY. Temporary parking permits are available for visitors. Please be sure to display one of these temporary passes while parked in the Minneapolis Scottish Rite Temple parking lot.

We hope you enjoy your visit to Minneapolis Lodge No. 19 and the Minneapolis Valley Scottish Rite Temple.