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Address: 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Phone Number: 801-240-2331
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Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
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Very interesting and informative

I was very impressed with the people I met. They were very helpful. They were as happy as I was when they found family connections.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Sonoma, California
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Sonoma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

I was very impressed with the people I met. They were very helpful. They were as happy as I was when they found family connections.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

It was a treat to visit the Library. The people there were very friendly. I had a tough genealogical puzzle to solve and they had a consultant there to help me.

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Utah
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

If finding information about your ancestors is something you would like to do, then he Family History Library is where you need to be, the amount of information they have is staggering, you want a federal census, copies of original documents from Birth to Marriage to Death Certificates, Land Records, Probate Court Records, books on US cities, documentation from all... More 

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Asheville
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My son and I arrived at the library at 9AM. Though there were a lot of folks doing research, we each had a volunteer helping us within a matter of seconds. I have been doing Genealogy for some 40 years, but learned so much from the Volunteer Staff.

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Glen Davis, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is easily the best place in the world for genealogical research. There are free classes to attend, many helpful staff, the best collection of equipment in the world, including numerous scanners, particularly for microfilm and hundreds of computers for users. Everything is free. I come here every year and find much that is new each visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Fantastic displays and information plaques. The theme for the displays are charged periodically. Top quality!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great place to find your family (at least those that are deceased). at this very large library, you will find books, documents, microfilm, internet, and helpers so you can find your family.

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Utah
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I loved visiting this location. There were wonderful people there to help and answer my questions. It was fun to get in touch with my family roots and learn where I come from.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The first time I went to Salt Lake City to do genealogy was about 1984 and the library was in the new church building. Fast forward a few years and I have seen so many changes - all excellent - in the following years. Technology has made a big difference but the one on one with the professionals that work... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

If you are into genealogy, whether a beginer or expert, this is the place to go. I have read other reviews where people have stated some staff are too helpful. I did not find this at all. There is an amazing amount of staff to direct you, expert genealogists for several different countries/regions. It was wonderful to spend time with... More 

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