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Family History Library

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Address: 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
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+1 801-240-2331
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.

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Find your family history.

Stop and get professional help in locating your family history and ancestors. Great place to visit while you're in Salt Lake City

Reviewed 4 days ago
Darla S
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stop and get professional help in locating your family history and ancestors. Great place to visit while you're in Salt Lake City

Thank Darla S
Stanton, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband decide to stop in. I had no idea at the time that he was trying to trace his ancestry via his grandfather that he never met (grandmother divorced and did not talk much). All we had was his obituary. With Sister Stewart's assistant, we were able to trace back to 11th century England! If you have time to... More 

Thank Naoko G
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The people there are very friendly and very helpful. They have people are very knowledgeable in the different area's of the world and can read the different languages. My first yielded great results.

Thank RandyMaryS
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Find your family, parents, grandparents, greatgrandparents, etc. The helpful assistants can show you how to identify your family. You will get hooked.

Thank Poog1
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place to visit / conduct your family history. Helpful staff on hand to help when and where neccesary.There is a fun part within the building where one can find links to well known US church members. It is a much see / do whilst in SLC.

Thank Paul B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The library was under renovation the previous time I visited, but they had a grand reopening in conjunction with the family history convention in February. The first floor now has interactive stations where you can learn about your ancestry and preserve memories for future generations. Of course, the library still has millions of records and wonderful volunteers to help you... More 

Thank tammycm
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent way to research family with very knowledgeable and friendly volunteers. My husband learned information, in five minutes, about his family that he had been searching for over the years. We were made to feel very welcome and the process was easy.

Thank Swissarmywoman
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went with the idea to see if the information I had could be verified. I had read a book that was written in 1958. Saying how a lds should start looking for their line of family. The first place to look if you had pioneer or old information with no one alive to get the information from to use... More 

Thank Kayontheway
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a world wide location to do your genealogy research. You will also have LDS volunteers who will help you with your research. If you seek ancestors, this is your best location.

Thank Shirley A
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an amazing collection of Genealogy resources and experts to get you started learning about your ancestors. It can be crowded at times.

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