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Address: 67 E. S. Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone Number: 801-240-2672
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Description: The utilitarian home of Brigham Young, the president of the Mormon Church.

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We wanted to learn more about the Mormon history and see the inside of the home. We saw a sign for 10-20 minute free tour so we went in. We then realized the tour guides were... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
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Maryland
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We wanted to learn more about the Mormon history and see the inside of the home. We saw a sign for 10-20 minute free tour so we went in. We then realized the tour guides were volunteers on their Mormon mission. The two girls we had, from Korea and Sweden, we the nicest people ever, but the entire tour was... More 

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Nampa, ID
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Unfortunately the tour is conducted by missionaries that seem bent on converting you. I told them I was an atheist when I entered but during the trip I got the "evil eye" whenever they started proselytizing. What you see of the house is quite beautiful but the tour is very short and little information about the house is provided. The... More 

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Bristow, Oklahoma, United States
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69 reviews 69 reviews
28 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The landmark is really a gem and I appreciate the free tour and being able to see some history. The house has been redone and is gorgeous but I would rather hear the facts of the history and not the "hard sale" of Mormonism. :( I would suggest visiting but be prepared for your tour guide to try to convert... More 

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Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

The tour of this home is quick and free. So if you are in the area you should take just a few minutes to take the tour. Inside the home was amazing! What was so surprizing is how short all the furniture was!

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Hudson,NH
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238 reviews 238 reviews
107 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is the house that Brigham Young built, June 9, 1935. It is called the Beehive House because when the Mormon community went to Utah he said, They would be as busy as Bees". He has a Beehive built on the top of the house and also on the railing post leading upstairs. They are very unique. It was interesting... More 

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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

I truly appreciate that this landmark is free and open for tours, but I wish those tours included more history and less religion. I would haven even been interested to hear religious history, but not so much the personal beliefs of the tour guides. I was a little disappointed with the lack of historical content in the tour, but still... More 

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Midvale, Utah
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We went for a big catered party... just had a blast. The food was so good, but I can't stop thinking about the rolls with the honey butter.

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Centerville, Utah USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I was given an in-depth history and tour of the Beehive house by an insider and so experienced what some travelers may not, although I think that this is available upon request. I was even told of the ghost stories surrounding the building (every old building has these). The food is terrific here - it's a good place for receptions,... More 

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Cortez, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The "sister missionaries" were friendly but gave very little history about the home and Brigham Young. They spent most of the tour explaining why they liked their religion. I understand, but it would have been nice to hear more history. They didn't even know who Heber C. Kimball was. That was surprising. I knew more about their history of their... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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86 reviews 86 reviews
46 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Young was the first long serving leader of the Mormon pioneers. This was his first house and the interior has been recreated and preserved to its original style. It was later extended by one of his sons and this section is even more palatial.

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