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Family History

35 N West temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
+1 801-240-6996
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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 good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 N West temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
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+1 801-240-6996
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"genealogy research"
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"flash drive"
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"volunteer staff"
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"great grandparents"
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"great resource"
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"family research"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a must if you are in SLC! Fun interactive experiences and you will love hearing and seeing about family history! Any age will enjoy this and come away with an excitement to know their family history!

Thank Shelly T
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When visiting Temple Square, it was suggested we visit the Family History Library...what an unexpected surprise we had! The Center assigns someone to teach you how to use their genealogy database to search your family tree! The free account they set you up with is...More

Thank Maureen K
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went to the FHL to open an account to begin researching my family history. I was assigned an assistant to help me get started. Collette stayed with me for over two hours as we explored my family tree. It was a truly wonderful experience.

Thank Donrosel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent a week+ at the FHL doing research on many branches of our family tree. We got a few hits and a few dead ends, but the staff, volunteers, and missionaries were all helpful and friendly. We will definitely be back to continue our...More

Thank ricepad
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife is a big geanology buff. My daughter and I did not want to go here. But, we acquiesced and went in. On the main floor there are fun things to do for people of all ages. We enjoyed the photography section where you...More

Thank Dean326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are a lot of fun activities here to help you discover your family roots. We learned how many people in the world have out first and last names, saw where our ancestors lived, found out to what famous people we are related, and even...More

Thank AJC_travlers
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is really helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. They set you up with all that you need to research your family tree. The information that you find is pretty amazing, looking at census records, records from Ellis island, and other interesting articles. Great little side...More

Thank creeklaying
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say that we were favorably impressed from the moment we stepped into the building. A person directed us to set up an account and a Sister stayed with us for over 2 hours helping us with our family tree. We now feel comfortable...More

Thank tomczuk
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For me this turned into a must stop. Great helpfull people assisting with computer navigation of the LDS family history system.

Thank Carl B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a friendly, welcoming and helpful environment. Go forth and enter your details and the lovely guide will help you through.

Thank Ozzy_trav
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medic149
25 April 2018|
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Response from Jmuhn | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there are still items that are NOT available on Ancestry or even Family Search. They are getting closer, I believe, but I think that I heard that there are some copyright issues with some items, where the... More
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Silvina Mabel B
21 March 2018|
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Response from divegirl2 | Reviewed this property |
Ancestry is the cheapest way to do DNA testing with many features, then you can cross-list on several of the other sites for free and get more info.
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lwosbo
24 February 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
There is limited information in this request so I can't be certain. Many of the records that FamilySearch and the Family History Library hold are created with Partners. There are some records that will reference a record... More
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