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Family History Library

35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
+1 801-240-2331
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Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
+1 801-240-2331
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'm not sure what I expected here, but the reality is significantly better. The elders' and volunteers' willingness to help you (they will INSIST on helping you!) get started with assembling your family tree is almost unnerving - because it's genuine, thorough, and completely free....More

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We came in June for a nine day genealogy research trip with a group of 25 adults from the San Francisco Bay Area. We were able to have the luxury of devoted focus time to our research everyday except Sunday when the library is closed....More

Thank Monte D
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a pretty interesting place. Good to learn about ancestors and such. Amazing what people submit for posterity- quite cool.

Thank Edward Q
Reviewed 6 days ago

We walked in not knowing what to expect, we were told to go to the third floor. We ended up on the second floor we was greeted, and showed how to navigate the computer to use for genealogy. It was great

Thank minisprint31
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you're a novice or an expert, the people at the Family History Library can help you learn more about your ancestors, and hence, about yourself. While the primary experience is geared towards members of the sponsoring church, ANYONE may enter, receive cheerful help, and...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are not Mormon, but had heard great things about the Family Library. Was absolutely overwhelmed by what a great experience -- helpful people, super organized, easy to dig in and find new data -- unknown family members, really wish we had all day not...More

1  Thank Kate320
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I did not find anything that I have not found online but had to go to be able to say I had been to it as I am an avid genealogy buff Must say however I felt a little unwelcome by about half the staff...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was only able to share a few hours at the Family History Library, but I can share that I found the volunteer staff there to be excellent and very helpful. They were so kind and considerate and helpful. The research itself was difficult which...More

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here today to see whether information in the records would help a U.K. based search. I would allocated a Sister to help me set up my family tree and provide much guidance when I resume when I get home. Cannot thank the staff enough...More

Thank johncb7
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here to get help with our ancestors. They have different floors for different country’s. On those floors there are wonderful and very knowledgeable people to help you with your search. They have access to all kinds of different site besides just family search...More

Thank Sharon E
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Jennifer S
Do they have information for those not born in the United States too?
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.
Do u have birth records for people that may have been adopted
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
Are reservations needed to have help? Is there a cafe onsite? Is there a dress code? Thank you!
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