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Address: 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone Number: 801-240-2331
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Description: Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
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Wonderful volunteers assisted my husband and me as we set up accounts and learned how to research our familiy histories. The results were fascinating! Highly recommend you stop... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Wonderful volunteers assisted my husband and me as we set up accounts and learned how to research our familiy histories. The results were fascinating! Highly recommend you stop in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

I have been researching family history for over 20 years and already have so much information. Unfortunately I really didn't find anything new that I hadn't already seen online or sent away for, but really enjoyed it anyway. The collection of microfilms and books is awesome. It is very organized and the volunteers so nice and helpful. I thought the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Although the online resources are great, visiting in person was an amazing experience. Everything is so well organized and everybody was helpful.

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Fairhope, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Holdings immense & well-organized. Permanent staff is very knowledgeable and helpful. The volunteer staff sometimes hit-or-miss, but, again, they are doing this voluntarily, and all staff I encountered were very pleasant.

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Superior, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

If you are searching your genealogy, this is the place! We were convinced to spend a week here a couple of years ago. The best decision we could make. It is unbelievable how much information is stored here. When you are unsure where or what to look for, the help is aways there. This year will be the third year... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I was only vaguely aware of this facility when I went in with a group as part of a family association meeting. Not being Mormon, I was a touch apprehensive, but it turned out to be a great experience. Their database is huge, their search software excellent, and, contrary to what one reviewer expressed concern about, privacy is part of... More 

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Provo, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Do you want to know more about your family history? This is the place to dive in and receive personal assistance to get you started. No charge for services. Be careful, you will get hooked on the great discoveries you will find.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The largest collection of genealogical information in the world. The staff and volunteers are extremely helpful and some are experts in different areas of research. If you are visiting Salt Lake City this is a must, but give yourself at least a couple of hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

I had a few hours to spend here and started putting my family tree together. The staff is very helpful and will sit with you snd show you how to search for relatives. I wish I could have spent more time here. They also put me in touch with an organization near where I live that helps with fsmy history... More 

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Kannapolis, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We spent 2 hours here! We were searching for a Cherokee Indian link in our family tree! They were very helpful. Within 2 hours we had one link back all the way back to 1790. Thanks to Linda for the great help.. She was just as excited as we were with the info we were able to compile. Plan to... More 

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Additional Information about Family History Library

Address: 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone Number: 801-240-2331
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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