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Family History Library

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Address: 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone Number: 801-240-2331
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Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
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Awesome with a capital A!!!!

The help is unbelievable! Personal service and learning were the bomb!!!! Thank you so much! What I learned in the short amount of time I was there was so helpful!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Lake Havasu City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The help is unbelievable! Personal service and learning were the bomb!!!! Thank you so much! What I learned in the short amount of time I was there was so helpful!

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Several floors of all sorts of genealogy records, films, books, and computer-assisted research are at your fingertips once you walk into this wonderful library. There are special record and book sections for each state and nearly every nation in the world. There are always volunteers and staff available to welcome your questions and help you discover some of your family's... More 

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College Station
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Everyone at the facility was so helpful and friendly. They all are genuinely interested in helping you. They spent a lot of time with us. I wish we could have stayed longer. There are some interesting displays if you do not want to research lineage.

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Fresno, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

When you enter you see more computer work stations than you could possibly expect. The nicest and smartest people you could want to meet. With the minimum of information they tracked my wife's family back 5 generations. A really gret way to spend an afternoon or morning.

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Bountiful, Utah
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Wonderful place to find family history! The staff is welcoming and friendly and eager to help, no matter what level of genealogist you may be. I was happy to know they have SO SO much family history records from all over the world. A must come when traveling to Utah!!!

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Bountiful, Utah
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A highlight of any visit to SLC! The kind and knowledgable workers here make sure you have the assistance you need to find ancestors anywhere in the world, anytime in history! I only had a short amount of time, but could definitely spend a day or more! ;)

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

I have found so much excellent information here, and the staff is very helpful and nice. There's a small vending/lunch room on the main floor, so pack a lunch and spend a day. You will have use of and access to all of the major genealogy sites on their computers. More importantly, you will have access to microfilm of the... More 

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We have visited the library on several occasions. The library has a wealth of information and the staff is more than willing to help you out. The films and several of the books can only be located at the library.

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The most amazing place to find so much about your family history. I can spend days here just researching my ancestors.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Friendly people all around the library to help me with my search. I brought a few notes with some names and birthdates and birth places. Soon I was finding my ancestors and I was searching Sweden! It was exciting, and a feeling of attachment to people who lived years ago. I felt a bond to these people who had died... More 

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Additional Information about Family History Library

Address: 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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