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Family History

35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
+1 801-240-6996
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The Family History Library has the largest collection of genealogical information in one place. The focus of the Family History Library is to help guests make personal family discoveries.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
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+1 801-240-6996
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"genealogy research"
in 40 reviews
"flash drive"
in 15 reviews
"census records"
in 12 reviews
"volunteer staff"
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"great grandparents"
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"great resource"
in 19 reviews
"family research"
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"wealth of information"
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"first floor"
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"lds church"
in 33 reviews
"salt lake"
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"temple square"
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"resources"
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"ancestors"
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is amazing. So much information and lots of expert volunteers to help you put together your family tree. Once you get started and learn a few basics, you will want to continue. So much fun,it’s addictive.

Thank Woodpecker48
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an amazing service. We were greeted upon entry and assigned to an LDS church member to help us on the computer with our genealogical inquiry. We had access to more aspects of the FamilySearch site than you can get on your home computer....More

Thank LiLiN123
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Reviewed 5 days ago

WOW, this is a great place to learn about your ancestors. Very helpful people will show you how to find your family tree, and you will be surprised what you find. King Henry the VIII is my great uncle...!!! Go enjoy...plan on at least 1...More

Thank loclark
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A great place to spend an afternoon. I learned so much about who I am and where I came from. The staff is super friendly and so willing to help. I'm really glad I stopped in.

Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a wonderful place with tons of FREE information. My wife is not interested in genealogy but she got hooked and spent hours later that night working on her family tree. The many LDS staff members are extremely helpful and it was a great...More

Thank PaxvilleBoy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent two days here, studying our family history and were very impressed with the help provided by staff and volunteers that are always there for the purpose of helping you with the use of their computers and on-line site. Will definitely...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting museum. Love the death masks of Joseph Smith and his brother... my only question is... What about Orrin Porter Rockwell? He was a legend.

Thank lyuba b
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son and I stopped off here briefly. I'm a genealogy buff and he is not, but he was captivated by the iPads and the interactive exhibits that hooked up with them. The staff was lovely and helpful in getting us set up.

1  Thank KL W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there as something to do and left with so much information that we are still processing it. The people there really do a good job helping you to make sure you find the correct information.

1  Thank jdbutler1939
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a short time to wait before our tour so stopped in to see what it was all about. Was very excited to see a lot of my family history was already recorded! The staff was very helpful. I will continue to research my family...More

Thank Marylizb1
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medic149
April 24, 2018|
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Response from Jmuhn | Reviewed this property |
I believe that there are still items that are NOT available on Ancestry or even Family Search. They are getting closer, I believe, but I think that I heard that there are some copyright issues with some items, where the... More
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Silvina Mabel B
March 21, 2018|
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Response from divegirl2 | Reviewed this property |
Ancestry is the cheapest way to do DNA testing with many features, then you can cross-list on several of the other sites for free and get more info.
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lwosbo
February 24, 2018|
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Response from Bill M | Reviewed this property |
There is limited information in this request so I can't be certain. Many of the records that FamilySearch and the Family History Library hold are created with Partners. There are some records that will reference a record... More
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