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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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Very helpful and knowledgeable

We spent a few hours on a Tuesday and from the moment we walked in the building we felt welcome. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lewiston, Maine
via mobile
Neat experience

We were so glad we took the time to go into the Family History Library. With the help of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent a few hours on a Tuesday and from the moment we walked in the building we felt welcome. We got help from three people to research our ancestry and one of them had special knowledge and experience finding information from the country of...More

Thank Tobinanduron
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were so glad we took the time to go into the Family History Library. With the help of knowledgeable volunteers we were able to find several relatives on my mother’s side.

Thank KK H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Family History Library is full of interesting information. If you have ever wondered about where you family came from this is the place. There are a lot of fun things you can do in just a few minutes right as you enter. They can...More

Thank Bill M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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 9 November 2017

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

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Jennifer S
4 September 2016|
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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
31 August 2016|
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8 September 2015|
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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