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Book of Mormon Publication Site

Address: 217 East Main Street, Palmyra, NY 14522
Phone Number: 315-597-5982
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Palmyra
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Located in the business district of historic Palmyra, New York, the Book of Mormon Historic...
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Type: Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Located in the business district of historic Palmyra, New York, the Book of Mormon Historic Publication Site offers you a glimpse of the printing and binding processes of the 1820s. Tours are free.
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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The site of the printing of the first Book of Mormon. Hugely important to me and my faith, but I was afraid that it would be kinda boring. I was wrong. The building is nicely restored, and the sister missionary that guided us was adorable and knew her stuff. It wa enjoyable, and inspirational. Glad we went.

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Whitmer R, Guest Relations Manager at Book of Mormon Publication Site, responded to this review

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and found our Book of Mormon Publishing Site informative as well as inspirational. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Well done tour with great insights not only into LDS history but the business environment of the time. Sisters very attentive to young children. Don't miss it.

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This place was amazing. The visitor's center is built around the original site and there is still original ink on the walls!

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Whitmer R, Guest Relations Manager at Book of Mormon Publication Site, responded to this review

We are very glad that you had a good experience at the Book of Mormon Publishing Site. We try to give a good representation of how books were printed and bound in this authentic 1830 building. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Had an awesome tour with the sister missionaries who nailed every question we had - highly recommend the tour - some famous original LDS artwork - and a great pizza place straight across the road - the Book of Mormon is true.

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Mesa, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Fantastic historical tour. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. Sister Harline was our guide. Her spirit and enthusiasm were catching.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a must visit for any LDS visitor and a very interesting and fact filled stop for any non LDS visitor. You are shown and taught how a book in 1829 is published. It was a rather monumental task. The particular book you which was published here is the very first edition of The Book of Mormon. The site... More 

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Whitmer R, Manager at Book of Mormon Publication Site, responded to this review

We are glad that you considered your visit here worthwhile and educational. Printing and binding books in the 1830 was quite a hand's on and involved process. We appreciate your positive feedback and are glad that you enjoyed your visit. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

No one is selling anything in here. There are some great history displays regardless of your faith. A complete demonstration of how books were made and bound in the 1800's. Three stories of displays and artifacts. Friendly guides and there is NO CHARGE.

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Whitmer R, Guest Relations Manager at Book of Mormon Publication Site, responded to this review

The preservation and authenticity of this Site is important is us. We are glad that you appreciated how it had been restored and retained. More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Interesting and informative, fun to get a free replica Book of Mormon press page. My kids enjoyed it as much as I did.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The guide knew a lot of details that made the events come to life. There was all the equipment needed to do the work, and some work was demonstrated for us, and given to us to take home. Guide also told us where to see the lock on the Erie Canal, and about Sauder's store, other good things to add.

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Whitmer R, Guest Relations Manager at Book of Mormon Publication Site, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the demonstrations and that our guides were able to help in other areas as well. More 

Bowling Green, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Palmyra has a lot to see and this historic publication site was excellent. There is so much history to learn and we all enjoyed it very much. We also saw the Hill Cumorah Pageant as well.

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