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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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The Motherload of Family History

My wife is a family history fanatic. We came here to look for things she has been looking for... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2016
Hurricane, Utah
good food

good interesting library. quiet and fun.a lot of books.i recommend go there. a lot of restaurants... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Salt Lake City, Utah
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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%
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
+1 801-240-6996
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

My wife is a family history fanatic. We came here to look for things she has been looking for online for years. We were able to find things in a matter of hours at this place. It is a one of a kind treasure. If...More

1  Thank Centre51
Reviewed 13 December 2016

good interesting library. quiet and fun.a lot of books.i recommend go there. a lot of restaurants next to the library

Thank zemorzemor
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We spent 5 hours in the Family History Library researching our family trees. We are both novice researchers. We entered the Library and were greeted with very energetic volunteers who directed us to the appropriate floor. We were then each paired with a delightful and...More

1  Thank teachem4
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Wish I was more prepared with family information as this place is the place to learn about your history. Everyone I met there was very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

First, I'll start with a disclaimer, Family History is one of my favorite hobbies; but, for the merely curious or the seasoned pro there is no better place to dig the roots of your family tree than the Family History Library of the Church of...More

4  Thank A_CPA121
Reviewed 20 November 2016

No really. It's why you go there. Even as technology allows us to do more from home, this place is always on the forefront of the technology. I always get something out of it I couldn't have done at home or at a local library....More

1  Thank VTyankee
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The helpers in the library were very gracious and willing to help you with your research. I learned a great deal while I was there. They are also only a phonecall away when you get back home!

1  Thank Gerry K
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This was my first visit to my new happy place. Everyone was very helpful and responded quickly to questions. It was especially helpful to be able to plug into their internet and easily download entire books and documents. They are continually digitizing documents and books...More

2  Thank JacquieInFlorence
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The LDS family history library in Salt Lake City is the go-to place for genealogical research. Anyone doing family history who visits it should be very grateful that the LDS church makes the huge cache of resources to be found here freely available to visitors,...More

5  Thank wdlindsy
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Genealogy is a hugely popular pastime across the world and you will not find a more comprehensive repository of records than in this library. It's owned and staffed by the LDS church, which sees family history as doctrinal. The staff and volunteers there are excited...More

1  Thank BobSLC
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Response from WallyBB34 | Reviewed this property |
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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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