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FamilySearch Center

15 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
+1 801-240-4085
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fun location

Here in the Joseph Smith Building is a family search center. It is a unique location because people... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
david m
Finding ghosts of past!

Expert genealogists or new comers to the hobby, you will find warm, helpful, and knowledgeable help... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Salt Lake City, Utah
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15 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
15 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
+1 801-240-4085
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

Here in the Joseph Smith Building is a family search center. It is a unique location because people are able to spend a few minutes starting a pedigree chart and discovering their ancestors. As well, they do have a location where you can take a...More

Thank david m
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Expert genealogists or new comers to the hobby, you will find warm, helpful, and knowledgeable help the minute you walk through the doors. Don't worry you don't have to be a member of the Mormon faith and, it's FREE!

Thank SueCopinga
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was not our first time to this remarkable library but it was our first visit to the Discovery Center. We discovered all sorts of neat things about ourselves and families. It's interesting to find out what famous people you are related to and more....More

Thank emptynester40
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We only had a few hours in Salt Lake and went here. The interactive displays were great and we had a great time picturing ourselves in all differet forms of cultural dress

Thank srcesq
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We have heard about the FamilySearch Center for years. This was the first visit. It is an amazing place with very helpful people. My husband spent several hours with a research specialist who helped him learn how to access material and use the website. I...More

Thank susansmix
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The collection of records available is unbelievable. I have been there many times, and am constantly amazed at what I find. There are plenty of experts ready to help you. I go frequently, expecting just to be there for an hour to find something specific,...More

Thank lucyosborn
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My wife and I went in and were greeted right away. They directed us on where to go and assigned a helper to show us how to get started. We were able to find lots of family history on both sides of our family. This...More

Thank tf1965
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to see what this place was about. Their staff helped us to open an account and start building a family tree. It seems like their focus is all on getting you to do family tree research, which helps to build their database....More

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a great place to do a little research on your family. The missionaries serving here are knowledgable and helpful.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The family search center is for anybody who is interested in finding their ancestors! There are multiple people on hand to help you with whatever you need. It's even just fun to Stop in and put your name in the computer and see what comes...More

Thank royalbluedolphingirl
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21 February 2017|
Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did not need a reservation for meeting with a genealogy guide as there are many on staff and LOTS of computers. You might want to call to be sure if you have a specific date. I went 3 different times and had 3... More
13 August 2016|
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Response from John6550 | Reviewed this property |
No, our experience of being introduced to the system was completely free. As I understand it the whole system is free access.
7 July 2016|
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Response from Daneta B | Reviewed this property |
A Family Search Center is similar to those located in most LDS wards. There will be terminals and volunteers to help you work online. There is one Family History Library, located in Salt Lake City. Like any libraries... More