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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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Helendale, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
37 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

The volunteer help at the FHL is phenomenal, whether you are starting your research or have been ancestor searching for years.

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

I was at a conference at the Salt Palace. I had never visited the Family History Library before, but it's almost next door to the Salt Palace, so I thought I might just go look. It's okay if you don't know anything about geneology. You can walk in and start from scratch. The volunteers there are so friendly and so... More 

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Trenton, Canada
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Have been her before and will come again. Excellent layout, lots of workstations, good wifi service and super people all willing to help. It is the best spot in the world to find everything in one place.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The attendants are quite cordial and helpful and the resources available through the LDS Church are almost unparalleled. Probably only the Library of Congress could be as helpful when it comes to tracing your genealogy.

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Homewood, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This was my main reason for visiting Salt Lake City. It was all I could have hoped for. Friendly and helpful staff and volunteers. Everything is geared for the serious researcher. I can hardly wait to go back.

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Washington, DC
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoy my trips to this Family Library. People are very helpful and resources are nearly endless.

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Sydney, Australia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
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94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I liked everything except the heating in the buidling which is way too hot. The volunteers are extremely helpful but sometimes a little too "in your face". I am, however, most appreciative of this world class facility that the LDS Church makes available free of charge to family history enthusuastistsys have a fruitful time. I have visited several times and... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Volunteers are very helpful. Learned a little more about my family then I knew but not as much as I'd hoped. Very interesting experience.

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DAYTON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Went on Saturday of the RootsTech 2015 Conference to the Family History Library. While the conference brochure said they opened at 8am this date, they did not. But, a Library staff member did come out at 8:15 am and apologize for the error to those of us waiting. The Library itself is a fabulous resource for those of us doing... More 

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Provo, Utah
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Family History is apparently the #1 or #2 hobby up there with gardening. You don't have to be LDS to go check this place out, just interested in your family history. Some of the people in there helping out are brilliant, others not so much. They all try hard, though. Check out the scheduled free classes to get hands-on and... More 

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