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On a rainy day in Salt Lake City (i.e., good for doing something indoors) my wife and I decided to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WoofleDust
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Watertown, CT
Interesting museum with lots of history

This is an interesting museum, whether you are a member of the LDS church or not. Several displays... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steven W
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Sacramento, California
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Museum detailing the history of the Church of Latter Day Saints.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a rainy day in Salt Lake City (i.e., good for doing something indoors) my wife and I decided to check out this place, and were we ever glad that we did. If you ever wondered about your ancestors, this is the homebase for a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an interesting museum, whether you are a member of the LDS church or not. Several displays and artifacts show the impact of the church and leaders throughout history. And, it's free.

Thank Steven W
Reviewed October 5, 2018

We visited here on our tour in September and went to the top of the building to see all over the city. A very pleasant lady gave us the tour and was very enjoyable.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed October 3, 2018

The first floor of this museum describes in detail the history of the Mormon Church, from Kirtland and Nauvoo up until the time the Mormons decided to flee west to what became Salt Lake City. There’s also a 6 minute film depicting one of Joseph...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We went to see the display about the centenary of the tabernacle organ and saw lots of other interesting paintings and objects. Very helpful staff.

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

For anyone interested in history and particularly pioneer history this is a superb place to visit and learn. Anyone interested in the history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, they will enjoy going there. They constantly change some of the most visited...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We enjoyed our visit. It was very informative. This museum is great. We enjoyed several short videos and learned a few things we were unaware of about the history of LDS.

Thank apenche1750
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We have nothing against the Mormon movement but must observe that the history the Church wants to present definitely "guilds the lilly", but only by omission. This museum will give you a well presented account of the history of the Mormon movement, and in particular,...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

This place is really nice in that they have quite a few original historical items here. Some of these items are just relics from pioneer days, but some have true historical significance. There are several first edition Books of Mormon and the original printing press...More

Thank kevan j
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Great little museum! Absolutely do not miss the Joseph Smith video. It is shown in the round and is about 6 minutes long. Beautifully done. Loved all of the artifacts! Some great things about Nauvoo, beginnings in New York, etc. The gift shop there is...More

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