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So Much History So close to home!

I learned a lot while visiting the Kirtland Temple. The visit was packed with interesting... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2018
Michael M
Macedonia, Ohio
1st LDS Temple

Cherie was an excellent guide for this tour of the historic temple. It appeared that all visitors... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Chris K
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Kirtland Temple and Museum:This is one of the most historic buildings in Ohio and an amazing example of pre-Civil War carpentry.
7809 Joseph St, Kirtland, OH 44094-9255
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Reviewed November 9, 2018

I learned a lot while visiting the Kirtland Temple. The visit was packed with interesting information and presented by such kind and knowledgeable tour guides. All my questions were answered with interesting facts and I just had a good time stopping in at a spot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Michael M
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Cherie was an excellent guide for this tour of the historic temple. It appeared that all visitors in our group were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints including a group from Brazil who didn’t speak much English. Cherie handled this...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is a historic site. Free tours of the old temple built by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. It is now owned by the Community of Christ. It was a very informative tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Treveler
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Interesting site at the heart of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints history. Joseph Smith Jr. founder of the LDS church made many contributions to the LDS canon of scripture, built a temple...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

We really enjoyed our tour of the Kirtland Temple and felt like the $5 fee was worth being able to go inside and view the work that the early saints put forth to dedicate a house to the Lord. As I walked through this temple,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

Beautiful Pioneer Heritage Landmark. The tour guide does regular maintenance on the temple and gave an excellent tour. The construction was awesome and interesting. Pioneer craftsmanship was the best

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank L M
Reviewed June 7, 2018 via mobile

We specially enjoyed the temple grounds. Very peaceful. There are outdoor benches and the grove appears to have been used for meetings. The temple was amazing. Our little tour group sang a traditional hymn at the end.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Von W
Reviewed March 18, 2018

We had decided to visit traveling from our daughter's home in Toledo during February. We were blessed with fantastic weather and a beautiful sunny day. What we did not know was that the Kirtland Temple is closed during January and February for maintenance. We found...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 4, 2018

We decided randomly to visit the Kirtland Temple after seeing a brochure at the James A. Garfield National Historic Site (ALSO a fantastic local site). We have visited other temples previously, but had always wanted to visit Kirtland since it was the FIRST LDS temple...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

It is amazing to think that this edifice was built in the early 1800's by manual labor. I was most impressed that the wood; the structural wood, the flooring, the pews, the moldings - all the wood, was milled in the area by a waterwheel...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Kenneth B
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Response from CWLee | Reviewed this property |
We were there in February and the Temple was officially closed. But, the missionary couple in the LDS visitor's center called the maintenance man and he took us and another family on an unscheduled tour.
Patricia S
January 23, 2015|
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Response from Judy O | Reviewed this property |
Sure. In one room there are even a couple pioneer games for little ones to play. It is the same as viewing most historical buildings