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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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Learn about your Family History for free!!

If you have any interest in discovering your ancestors, this library is a wealth of knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Heidi H
So this is what it's all about

It's pretty interesting to really know how the church came about and what it really teaches. So... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Glenn R
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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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“flash drive” (13 reviews)
“volunteer staff” (12 reviews)
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-3400
+1 801-240-6996
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

If you have any interest in discovering your ancestors, this library is a wealth of knowledge and resources. The missionaries are very friendly and helpful. I've only gone once but plan to go again as I feel I only "scratched the surface." It's pretty amazing...More

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 3 November 2016

It's pretty interesting to really know how the church came about and what it really teaches. So many people "think" they "know" Mormons but they aren't ones themselves. The guides can speak almost any language. It's not as grandiose as going to a cathedral in...More

Thank Glenn R
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Visited here for a week doing family history. This library is a must see for any genealogist. To say you will be overwhelmed is an understatement. The staff is very friendly and helpful and you will have no trouble in being oriented to the area...More

1  Thank 2014Rita54
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Go visit! It's free! You really don't need to know much to get started, the very helpful staff is happy to help. For more advanced researchers, they assist with finding that hard to locate document. Complete library and extensive microfiche available.

1  Thank Gary D
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Decided to visit only because my Dad's side of the family is Mormon. We were warmly welcomed and escorted to an area where each of us were seated and had an assistant to help us get started with our genealogy. I was so impressed by...More

1  Thank Evia H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited recently, and even though I only have a passing interest in Family History, spent an informative 30 minutes in the Family History Library. The missionaries who acted as tour guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Our children particularly enjoyed looking at the wall...More

1  Thank Mark P
Reviewed 31 October 2016

we were surprised how helpful and knowledgable the volunteers were in our search. Was more than I expected.

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had a day to fill on my own while my husband worked in Salt Lake City. I only went here as I am an early starter & loads of places were still closed. Anyway, I was greeted by happy & friendly faces and directed,...More

1  Thank Di222
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I lived in Salt Lake City for one and a half years. It is a beautiful and friendly City. I was an older, single woman and felt safe and secure day time or night time. Research is my hobby I am passionate about. I met...More

Thank kathimpete
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The Family History Library is an incredible resource for anyone interested in learning more about who they are and where their family came from. Whether you are a complete novice or an experienced professional genealogist, you will find the library a fascinating, exiting, place with...More

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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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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
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