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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 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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  • Average3%
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“flash drive” (13 reviews)
“volunteer staff” (13 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
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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"
in 27 reviews
"wealth of information"
in 12 reviews
"first floor"
in 21 reviews
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"salt lake"
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"resources"
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"ancestors"
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"computers"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The family history library is very clean, professional operation that is absolutely free to use, it just leaves me a little uneasy to provide a lot of your personal info with strangers. It was a great experience overall tracing back into your lineage like ancestry.com...More

Thank InspireMI
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Reviewed 5 days ago

"Fun" is not the first thing that comes to mind when you go to a library that specializes in genealogy. But they have managed to insert fun into this anyway. You sign up and get an ipad which you then "dock" at a screen. Your...More

Thank harpsncats
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a venue run by the LDS church and leverages their Family search genealogy application. You can create a log on here and it will connect you to your ancestors (you have to know at least a few generations back to get a good...More

Thank Aaronwoo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This library is full of discovery or those of all ages. Computers, records, help and know how and Collections from all over the world are available. Language isn’t a barrier. Someone can help you. Volunteers can help you learn how to find your family records...More

Thank Marie R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What better place in the world is there than this Family History Library? The LDS church takes ancestry very seriously. The staff could not be more helpful, and the information waiting to be discovered in the files is absolutely astonishing!

Thank Claire S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The volunteers working at Family History Library are extremely friendly and helpful. If you are interested in our genealogy and are in Salt Lake City you will do yourself a favor by going there.

Thank William M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place if you want to start to do genealogy, kind folks available to help and computers galore all for free!! I spent a full day there and loved it!

Thank Karen A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here to try to get some genealogy done while we visited the SLC Temple. And 4 1/2 hours later, we left with a ton of information on our family lines. The folks were so helpful, nice and super informative. We were looking...More

Thank sandiegoheidi
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was part of a group there to try to break down walls in discovering my ancestry. I was able to find some documents that gave me new clues and helped confirm I was on the right track.

Thank tigerlily
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I have used the resources at the Family History Library (formerly the Genealogical Library) for more than ten years doing Swedish research, starting on microfilm readers and at present using the website Archiv Digital which costs money at home, but is free at the FHL....More

Thank Maude N
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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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lwosbo
24 February 2018|
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Response from JosephfromNYC | Reviewed this property |
That is a unique question. So unique that I haven't a clue. Only someone versed in family history research, like a librarian, will know. Good Luck.
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