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The Tabernacle

50 E N. Temple, (at the Temple Square Tabernacle), Salt Lake City, UT 84101
801-240-1000
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Type: Religious Sites
Description: Home to the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Tabernacle Organ.
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Chandler, Arizona
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133 reviews 133 reviews
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

This was part of the Temple square. All it is, is an old orchestra hall. The natural acoustics were amazing... but not really worth the trip. I would love to see the choir here though.

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Columbus, Ohio
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108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 NEW

Got to catch a tour of the grounds and this is one of the places they spoke about. Very neat building and the acoustic demonstration was pretty neat too.

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Centerville, Utah USA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I like history. I like to see and experience just what people did in the past and, more importantly, see how they did it. Taking a tour of the Tabernacle will do just that. You get to see how the building was constructed of wood and rawhide. Wow!

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Summerland
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126 reviews 126 reviews
57 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

And yes they do drop the pin. Listened to the organ recital held at noon everyday and it was great. We did arrive early to make sure we could get in but there was lots of room and they only open the doors about 10 minutes early.

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Saint Charles
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69 reviews 69 reviews
29 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We heard an organ recital there; it is where the Choir usually performs. In summer they sing at the LDS Conference center. My husband heard "the pin drop" when he was a child (to demonstrate the fabulous acoustics), but I was most happy to hear the organ recital instead.

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Houston, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Go to see the organ pipes if for nothing else. On Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 there is a bell rehearsal. It's hard to believe how big (and heavy) some of them are. On Friday evenings there is usually a choir rehearsal. It's a must see (hear).

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Aberdeen, Scotland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We were welcomed into this beautiful building where we were able to listen to the huge organ being played by a young lady. Any questions that we had were answered by any of the attendants in the building. Accoustics were amazing.

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Ancona, Italy
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

You can go to the Tabernacle and listen for free to this famous and superb choir rehearsals! E' possibile ascoltare gratis le prove generali di questo famoso e ottimo coro!

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Seminole, Florida
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This building is where the Mormon Tabernacle Choir performs for part of the year. Originally it seated up to 7000 people, but through several refurbishings interior seating has been reduced to about 3000 - in part due to the larger sized people of the 21st century compared to the 19th. Acoustics are incomparable - the tour guides like to do... More

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Cottonwood Heights, Utah
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

If you are visiting Salt Lake, no matter what your religious believes, a trip to Temple Square and the Tabernacle is a must see. The building is unbelievable, especially considering when and under what circumstances it was built.

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