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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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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
+1 801-240-6996
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed recent visit to family history center. Learnea lot about ancestors and who I'm related to. Also learned about where my ancestry comes from without giving DNA. Great experience. Highly recommend a visit here

Thank 632denisep
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother began researching family ancestry long before information was readily available online. She visited cemeteries in Upper Michigan and wrote to distant relatives all over the US, Canada and Finland for info. Mom had hoped to visit Salt Lake City and utilize the services...More

Thank FancyFree55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on a Wednesday afternoon and were very impressed by the setup, resources, and support you get in this place, and all for free!

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you've ever wondered about your ancestors and family history this is the place to begin. There are resources of many levels to help you learn about those people who made you who you are. The interactive exhibits are fun, simple, entertaining, easy to operate...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There really isn't much to do without signing up to be a member and of course fees come along with that. They try to have a few things for you to look at as a non member but essentially is a waste of time. Look...More

Thank ohboyee
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can visit this Family History Library and have fun, explore your ancestors superficially, or get help to dig down deep and do real research. There are interactive experiences available near the entrance that entertains youth ages 8 on up to adults. There are so...More

Thank Moquie
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have family in SLC who have invested time searching the family tree and this is an amazing service with great technology in order to support you to do so. Not sure if you are passing through as it takes time to register your details...More

Thank Seafolly
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Family History Library is perfect for the beginner working with a family tree. If you are not familiar with software for creating a family tree this library will be very useful to you. The many staff members are there to get you started. They...More

Thank Lucysfriend
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to learn about your personal family history, this is the place to be. The resources within this building cannot be beat.

Thank Edward M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We come here yearly to do genealogy research. We are not LDS, but we are welcomed with open arms! The information inside these walls will help you find your roots and build your family tree. They have over 2 million microfilm available for viewing. They...More

1  Thank Mlbpafan
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Jennifer S
4 September 2016|
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Response from Tina W | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have an international database that the public are free to access.
31 August 2016|
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Response from Brian A | Reviewed this property |
eight zero one two four zero six nine nine six is their main phone number
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