Gorgeous photos give an inside look at the sprawling $145 million Scientology headquarters in Florida

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The building’s grand atrium is as long as a city block.
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The Flag Building, which is located in Clearwater, Florida, was opened to the public in 2013 and serves as the spiritual headquarters of Scientology.

The massive seven-story building is reported to have cost up to $145 million to build, and it took around 15 years to construct.

Also known as the “Super Power” building, it is said to be the only place where the Super Power program – the program that was first advanced by church founder L. Ron Hubbard – is conducted.

Though previous renderings and plans about its construction were made available to the public, the following images showcase various rooms that lie within the building, from its many auditing rooms to a Purification Center.


The 337,000-square-foot Flag Building is located in Clearwater, Florida, and was unveiled in 2013 after 15 years of construction. Also known as the “Super Power” building, the seven-story property is reported to have cost around $145 million to build.

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Inside, the building is covered in Italian travertine, in keeping with the architectural tradition of cathedrals.

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Just beyond the reception is the grand atrium, which rises three stories and covers the same length as an entire city block.

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A Skywalk overlooks the grand atrium, which houses sculptural representations of Dianetics and Scientology.

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The completion and opening of the Flag Building made possible the historic release of the Super Power program — a service L. Ron Hubbard created so that Scientologists could develop what he described as human beings’ 57 senses, or “perceptics.”

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The grand staircase leads to the Flag Building’s Golden Age Bookstore — the only Scientology bookstore in the world with a chronological display of every L. Ron Hubbard book and lecture series.

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There is also a Grand Chapel, which serves both as the base for Scientology services and as a location for weddings and Naming Ceremonies, where a child is given their name and introduced to parents, godparents, and the congregation.

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The chapel rises two stories and includes vaulted ceilings and stained-glass windows emblazoned with “The Factors,” Hubbard’s summations on the human spirit and material universe.

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Pictured here is the Hubbard Guidance Center, made up of 14 individual centers used for specific religious services. It’s said to be equipped with the highest technical standards to deliver and process more than 1,000 Scientologists a day.

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Here is what some of the individual rooms in the Hubbard Center look like.

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There are also more than 250 different auditing rooms within the building.

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In another area sits the entrance for the Purification Center, which provides a service that is claimed to help “Scientologists free themselves from the mental and spiritual damage caused by drugs and toxins.”

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There is the Cause Resurgence Rundown, which is meant to “rehabilitate the individual’s ability to generate his own energy and eliminate mental and spiritual factors that inhibit his ability to control his life.”

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The Flag Training Facilities span an entire floor of the building and are made up of 16 different course rooms where technical training takes place.

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The training floor has the capacity to train 1,000 students at the same time.

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Some of the rooms, like this one, are meant for training Scientologists to become auditors.

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There is also the Knowledge Center, which houses materials authored by L. Ron Hubbard in every available language.

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The upper floors also house exclusive full-service facilities for contributing Scientologists.

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An array of offices resides within the building.

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Executives will meet with visiting dignitaries in the building’s boardroom, which is pictured here.

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There is also an outdoor terrace that stretches alongside the building and includes travertine fountains.

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The Sea Organization Museum is a dedication to the history of the church at sea. It is said to house the largest collection of artifacts assembled from the Apollo, the Flagship of the flotilla where Hubbard originally established the Flag Service Organization before establishing the Flag Land Base.

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Inside the museum is Hubbard’s office and research room while he was onboard the Flagship Apollo.

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Finally, there is an Information Center that provides an overview of Scientology around the world. It houses more than 600 different films on the subject.

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