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Kirtland Temple

7809 Joseph St, Kirtland, OH 44094-9255
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Incredible Workmanship

It is amazing to think that this edifice was built in the early 1800's by manual labor. I was most... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Snohomish, Washington
Historic building with religious history

This temple was built by the LDS church in 1836, and is currently owned by an offshoot of the... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Portland, Oregon
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Kirtland Temple and Museum:http://www.kirtlandtemple.org/history.htmlhttp://www.kirtlandtemple.org/tourinfo.htmlThis is one of the most historic buildings in Ohio and an amazing example of pre-Civil War carpentry.
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7809 Joseph St, Kirtland, OH 44094-9255
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

It is amazing to think that this edifice was built in the early 1800's by manual labor. I was most impressed that the wood; the structural wood, the flooring, the pews, the moldings - all the wood, was milled in the area by a waterwheel...More

Thank caribcruiser2015
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This temple was built by the LDS church in 1836, and is currently owned by an offshoot of the current LDS/Mormon church, the Community of Christ. They also operate a nearby visitor's center and gift shop. When we visited, tours were running every half hour...More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I've been here 6-8 times over the past 20+ years and this visit was the best. Tour guide did a very nice job.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

I found this church on my unplanned day adventure out. I found the history fascinating, and the architecture of the church amazing! They do small groups for the tours, which makes it very personable. Unlike the 'overview' on trip advisor, our guided tour included the...More

Thank glndawtch
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Quiet, unassuming, humble approach and presentation. Our guide was from India and she was earnest and cheerful. History of 180 years ago well preserved. Good stewards.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Being LDS my family and I wanted to see this temple. Knowing so much history about it; it did sadden our hearts to see it. The "Silent witness of their faith" truly applies here. The Community of Christ charge a $5 per person over the...More

Thank Angie L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

The temple is beautiful. It is not as ornate as he temple the Mormons have today, but they gave all they had in 1836 to build what they believed to be a House of Gog. It is very lovely inside. They do charge you $5...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Kirtland Temple, owned and administered by The Community of Christ, is most attractive to anyone interested in religious history. There is certainly reason to visit if one is interested in architecture or local history, but this site is primarily about religion, those who believed...More

1  Thank BLTurpin
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

A very interesting edifice that embodies the strength and faith of some amazing people who have paved the way for many. Well preserved. Tour guide was knowledgeable and fun, the museum was great.

Thank Tony d
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Interesting place to visit. Nice tour of an historical building. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Nice to have these old historical buildings preserved.

Thank Mitch913
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Patricia S
24 January 2015|
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Response from Judy O | Reviewed this property |
Sure. In one room there are even a couple pioneer games for little ones to play. It is the same as viewing most historical buildings