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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.
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
+1 801-240-2331
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Reviewed yesterday

What a wealth of courteous and willing genealogy assistance. It is hard to believe that "The MORMAN CHURCH" has made this one of their missions - and - done it so wonderfully ! ! !

Thank Charlie F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place to get started in finding your family history. Plenty of people to help you begin your search and assist you if you get stuck. Once you get going, time seriously flies.

Thank Hannahbears_mom
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For Genealogists and family historians it's the center of the universe. They don't have it all but almost. I prefer the old design but I'm ok with the new one. Never been pushed to join the Church. I go there every year for last 30...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 4 days ago

I specifically stopped in Salt Lake City to go to the Family History Library while I was on a road trip through the west. I love researching my family, but had hit a dead end when it came to finding information about family members who...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really enjoyed my time at the Family History Library. It was great to learn more about my ancestors.

Thank JoshEats
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was my second visit and it has stayed the same. There are so many people available ready and willing to assist you with any questions or issues. If you are not LDS it can be a bit intimidating at the front door where you...More

1  Thank Weism
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have interest in family history, this may be the best source for resources and free help you could find. Pleasant people to help and lots of genealogy and personal history resources

Thank 912nlees
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the largest family history library in the world. The first floor is mainly for those looking to start their family history journey. Plenty of facilities to get you interested. We also went down to the basement where a whole floor is dedicated to...More

Thank goblin54
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to come to the library, I always find something new and exciting. One of the things that is so fun here, that you can't get on line are the books. If you're looking for anything in a book this is the place to...More

Thank 451Disneyland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The library is an incredible place. They have multiple ways to get you started and there are many people there to help you. Having started my own roots search years ago before records were online, it was a real treat to visit ground zero!

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