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Book of Mormon Publication Site

217 E Main St, Palmyra, NY 14522-1127
+1 315-597-5982
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Well maintained historical building.

Great tour with a lot of historical information. They do a wonderful job of presenting the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David M
Good Historical Details

By touring the Grandin Press where the Book of Mormon was first Published, I learned what it was... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Snohomish, Washington
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Located in the business district of historic Palmyra, New York, the Book of Mormon Historic Publication Site offers you a glimpse of the printing and binding processes of the 1820s. Tours are free.
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217 E Main St, Palmyra, NY 14522-1127
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great tour with a lot of historical information. They do a wonderful job of presenting the information and historical significance of this location.

Thank David M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

By touring the Grandin Press where the Book of Mormon was first Published, I learned what it was like to live and operate a publication business in the early 1800's. It is amazing that they could print 5000 copies of a 600+ page book in...More

Thank caribcruiser2015
Reviewed 1 October 2017

This site, the E.B Grandin publishing building, is the spot where the first copies of the Book of Mormon were published. The original building still stands, with some modern structures added surrounding it. On our tour we saw the building and learned about the way...More

Thank SnowyShasta
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Whatever you think of Mormons, one thing they do very well is restore and represent their historical sites. This is well worth a hour to both understand the publication process of the Book of Mormon and the printing process used in the 1830's. The Mormon...More

Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

The LDS Church has done a great job preserving history for everyone to see. This is a free tour that my family loved. We learned so much about how life was during that time and I am amazed at how this print sho was able...More

Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Loved the Book of Mormon publication site. The tour was very interesting, we loved learning about the whole printing process and seeing the equipment! You even get your own example of how the first pages are folded to make the books.

Thank Cristina N
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely worth the time. Great staff, fascinating history. Held our kids attention very well. Love Palmyra.

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Some older historical sites are period recreated but the EB Grandin building is the original 1920 structure. While the displays and many artifacts are modern the experience of the visit takes you back in history and you can feel and see the past in rich...More

Thank Stonecoral
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is the original printing location of the Book of Mormon. Members and nonmembers will both enjoy the walk through history that the tour gives you. I had never thought about the amount of work that went into the original publication of this wonderful book.

Thank Gregs2276
Reviewed 4 July 2017

This was a very insightful location. The staff was great at sharing information. We would definitely recommend this sight on your trip.

Thank Jr H
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