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Family History Library

Address: 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone Number: 801-240-2331
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
Owner description: Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
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Type: Libraries, Traveler Resources
Hours:
Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
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Dayton, OH
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62 reviews 62 reviews
35 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the worlds best genealogy reference sites. Access to the computers was free with only a small charge if you wanted to print pages.

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Granby, Connecticut
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56 reviews 56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

The kind people here will help you if you are a beginner. Let them know it's your first time. If you are not a beginner, use the FamilySearch website to do your homework in advance and come prepared with your film numbers! If your films are in the Granite Mountain Vault, order them in advance because it takes a day... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

This is such a cool place to visit. Not only will they help you figure out who your ancestors are they will teach you how you can keep working on it from home. I found out I am related to a guy who came over on the Mayflower!

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Rigby, Idaho, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I do lots of family history and this center is the most complete. The all volunteer staff are helpful and knowledgable. Best place to learn more about your family.

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Abilene, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Even if you aren't interested in finding out your family history, the fact that they have so many resources under 1 roof is amazing

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Scarehaircare
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62 reviews 62 reviews
10 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

There are many people here willing to help, and it is all free. Ever get curious about your family history? Even if you never want to get into family history, this is a fun excursion to give you a better idea about your ancestors. You never know what you're going to find.

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Smithfield, North Carolina
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96 reviews 96 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice reception when we arrived. Everyone was very helpful. We started with the computers and then moved to to the stacks and found the records we needed. We plan to return.

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Mission Viejo, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We were helped by several volunteers to sit at computers and find ways to research our ancestry. Most interesting.

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Salt Lake City
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you are doing any family history, this is one place you need to visit. Four floors of a very large building that has more books and information then any other location in the world. Many people to help you with your research and it's all for free.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

So peaceful and relaxing, I can sit there read or simply hang out with a friend and have a nice quiet time. Love it here

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