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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 to spend an afternoon!

The staff are very friendly and helpful, and want to help you find anything related to your family... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Barry L
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Pleasant Grove, UT
The Most Exciting Place

Excellence, experience and kindness. That was one of the most exciting places i have ever visited... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks 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.
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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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"flash drive"
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"volunteer staff"
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"great resource"
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"family research"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly and helpful, and want to help you find anything related to your family. Their permanent collection includes - on display - original manuscripts from the early days of the LDS Church; I found these deeply inspiring. And their collection can...More

Thank Barry L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellence, experience and kindness. That was one of the most exciting places i have ever visited in my life. If you are interested in family history, these people know how to search. I am an academic, these people are much better than me in searching...More

Thank Christiane_N_17_3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of help from genealogist. They answered all my questions and helped me find what I was looking for.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They are truly willing to help you. Banks of computers to search by yourself, or willing staff to sit with you.

Thank JosephfromNYC
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

After spending 5 years researching my family history I was fortunate to be able visit here on a visit to Utah. Originally I planned on a one day visit to the center via Uber from Park City. I ended coming back two more times. This...More

Thank bolublol
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

Want to know learn about your ancestors and what it was like during their lives? This is a great place to delve in. You are given a special tablet that hooks into the different activities and you can learn about YOUR ancestors. We may have...More

Thank Jill G
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is the library that has more people becoming connected with their living and deceased family members. It is one of the busiest places I have ever been to. All who visit will be uplifted, taught and helped.

Thank Mike B
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The Family History Library is a great place to start your family history research. But do your homework before you go. Collects names and births of date. Staff are extremely helpful. The biggest complaint I have is lack of cell service in the lower level...More

Thank hanburke
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had some unexpected spare time while in SLC. i walked into the research center and asked if there was anything we could do with 30 minutes time and was told we could use the boards on the wall about 20 feet away from where...More

Thank GSUgal
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Reviewed 12 December 2017 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
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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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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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