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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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visit and set up an account with familysearch.org

visit and set up an account with familysearch.org free and the staff are very helpful with getting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
515cliffordr
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Interesting!

Great place to find out about your ancestors and your heritage. I found this experience to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathy C
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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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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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visit and set up an account with familysearch.org free and the staff are very helpful with getting you started. Its really cool and you will discover many many things about your family / ancestors.

Thank 515cliffordr
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to find out about your ancestors and your heritage. I found this experience to be quite intriguing.

Thank Kathy C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly and helpful, and want to help you find anything related to your family. Their permanent collection includes - on display - original manuscripts from the early days of the LDS Church; I found these deeply inspiring. And their collection can...More

Thank Barry L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellence, experience and kindness. That was one of the most exciting places i have ever visited in my life. If you are interested in family history, these people know how to search. I am an academic, these people are much better than me in searching...More

Thank Christiane_N_17_3
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of help from genealogist. They answered all my questions and helped me find what I was looking for.

Thank Piglet1950
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They are truly willing to help you. Banks of computers to search by yourself, or willing staff to sit with you.

Thank JosephfromNYC
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 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
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Reviewed 24 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

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
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

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
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lwosbo
24 February 2018|
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Response from theeshopper | Reviewed this property |
According to Wikipedia, this is the Alien registration Number is the Affiliate Record Identifier. It may be something you would need to go back to the ancestor's original country to find name, baptism, civil records on. I... 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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Jennifer S
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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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