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Address: 7809 Joseph St, Kirtland, OH 44094-9255

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Kirtland Temple and Museum:http://www.kirtlandtemple.org/history.htmlhttp://www.kirtlandtemple.org/tourinfo.htmlThis is one of the most historic buildings in Ohio and an amazing example of pre-Civil War carpentry.

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Beautiful temple

We didn't do a tour this time, but we have in the past. The cost for a tour is pretty minimal, but we got there late. The history of Kirtland is interesting and my daughter and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Union, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kirkland Temple, owned and operated by the Community of Christ, is open to the public for tours at a suggested "donation." Not sure of the availability of the tour without the payment of the "donation."

1 Thank swso638
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't do a tour this time, but we have in the past. The cost for a tour is pretty minimal, but we got there late. The history of Kirtland is interesting and my daughter and I loved walking around the temple grounds. The tour guides have usually been well informed and do a good job leading the tours.

Thank kbucket79
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

If you want to learn how a people can survive persecution and still live their religion and build a Temple when they had no money then this is the place you want to go to. So many people sacrificed all they had to the building of their religion and found so much happiness in doing so. We today complain when... More 

Thank Rick D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This temple was built then abandoned for many years. It is a wonder that it has survived! The Community of Christ church owns and maintains it. A tour starts in the visitor's center with a short movie. There is a small fee which helps maintain the building. Well worth the fee. The temple building is not handicapped accessible. Steps are... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Kirtland/Kirtland Hills, OH is a very welcoming and beautiful historic town. Visited the Temple for historical reasons and was not disappointed. Did not go to visitor center but tours are available.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

The Kirtland Temple is beautiful. It's well kept by the owners (The Community of Christ), and only a small donation is required to visit it. At the visitor centre, you watch a short video about the Temple and the Church that owns it. It's not preachy, or uncomfortable at all. The Temple itself is a place of actual history, rather... More 

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Willoughby, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

A "Must See" for anyone interested in Mormon history and/or history of the westward settlement of our country. An absolute treasure chest of information on these subjects.

Thank TravelDog33
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Loads of history and architecture, The Kirtland Temple is an Icon in this area. The historical value and the cemetary nearby as well as the gardens are worth a visit.

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Willoughby, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Many Bus Loads of people come to see this every year. It is absolutely beautiful and well kept. So interesting. You can't help but enjoy it.

Thank froggie35
Independence, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

Outstanding visit to the Kirtland Trip. We had the distinct pleasure of having Ron Romig, very well respected author and archivist for the Community of Christ, lead our experience of the Kirtland Temple! The dedicated and approved building is fantastic to behold and experience!!!

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