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Family History Library

35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
+1 801-240-6996
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Great place

This is a most welcoming library with extensive resources. The people available to help a person... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SeeCMO
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Clearmont, Missouri
Fascinating

The facility is a wealth of information! It's not only for LDS churchgoers (the group that owns and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dustin10
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The Family History Library has the largest collection of genealogical information in one place. The focus of the Family History Library is to help guests make personal family discoveries.
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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
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+1 801-240-6996
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a most welcoming library with extensive resources. The people available to help a person new to genealogy are outstanding.

Thank SeeCMO
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The facility is a wealth of information! It's not only for LDS churchgoers (the group that owns and operates the facility). It is for anyone who has an interest in where they come from, pure and simple. Searching their databases is easy, and the staff...More

Thank Dustin10
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went in here hoping it would be a quick visit. Everyone was so busy so it took a minute for them to assign us a missionary to help us. You sit down at the computers and set up an account (that you can go...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure what to expect, but was told by our conference planners that to get the most out of the library, to sign up in advance for a free online account and add the basics about two generations of the family. WOW, was it...More

Thank ValerieinVB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had I been interested in genealogy! But time after time, we non Mormon folk got visitors who wanted to go to this library. We finally went. It was a great surprise and we got intrigued from the first moment they assigned us our guides....More

Thank PatriciaX2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see place, for everyone! Great resources to help you find your family history. They make it fun!

Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 1 week ago

New Family History Library exhibit is fabulous!!! I learned that Pres. George Washington is my 4th cousin 6 times removed. Wow. you get to see how you are related to founding father, inventors, pioneers, may flower pilgrims, and even that days visitors. Loved it! i...More

Thank CHELSIE C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has so many interactive stations to learn more about your family history! The people there were so helpful and willing to explain any data based off of your family history! I will be coming back!

Thank Blondeinchina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went to the family history library with one family name on my Husbands side of the family, died over 100 years ago. They helped us find information and photos of him, his wife, and children, and how he was related to...More

Thank Marci P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our trip to Salt Lake City was made complete by a visit to the Family History Center. Having done some genealogy research in the past, I wanted to delve deeper to find more interesting secrets. During our visit last week, my husband and I spent...More

Thank celteach
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Jennifer S
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Definitely Yes. My wife's family is from Trentino, Italy. We have found records for many branches of her family from Trentino and neighboring Austria dating back to the 16th Century. A few years ago, we took a friend... More
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Response from LoriF362 | Reviewed this property |
I was at the Family Search Center which requires no reservation. I think there is a café at the front. Dress would be modest. I now realize the Family History Library is in a different building. The Family Search Center... More
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