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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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Amazing discoveries!

After spending 5 years researching my family history I was fortunate to be able visit here on a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Valparaiso, Indiana
via mobile
A very enjoyable activity.

Want to know learn about your ancestors and what it was like during their lives? This is a great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jill G
Midvale, Utah, United States
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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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“volunteer staff” (12 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
+1 801-240-6996
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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
Reviewed 7 December 2017 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 20 November 2017

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 18 November 2017

This is a most welcoming library with extensive resources. The people available to help a person new to genealogy are outstanding.

Thank SeeCMO
Reviewed 16 November 2017 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
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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
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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