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Family History Library

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Address: 35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
Phone Number: 801-240-2331
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Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.

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It is my husband who loves to go to the Family History Library and do the genealogy for his side of the family!! I enjoy it too, but haven't been caught up in it as much as he... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bountiful, Utah
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Bountiful, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is my husband who loves to go to the Family History Library and do the genealogy for his side of the family!! I enjoy it too, but haven't been caught up in it as much as he has. He always comments on how friendly and helpful the staff is at the Family History Library!! The resources are all there... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are always volunteers on hand to help you find your ancestors and to learn the procedures how to start and maintain your family lines. This place is good for the beginner as well as the seasoned researcher. I was disappointed that they couldn't help me get past the middle 1700s, where I've reached a road block for quite some... More 

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

the help provided at the facility went above and beyond to help my wife and I research family history. Because of their persistence we found out that my wife's grandmother was a twin.

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Katonah, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After reading the numerous positive reviews, we planned a visit to the Family History Library as we had a day planned for Salt Lake City. We were greeted by volunteers immediately as we walked in and checked in. We were directed to a floor for first time visitors where we were assisted with creating an account and navigating the basics.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Super helpful and friendly staff, clearly they enjoy what they do and are eager to help you any way they can. Extremely large and well equipped place with access to volumes and volumes of history. Don't miss a chance to trace your roots!

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Stuart, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The gentleman who guided me through the Family Search program for two hours was patient, kind and even seemed interested in my families immigration. I wasn't even prepared to do a search but he helped me begin my family tree.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The lovely volunteers who work at the research center are very helpful. But if you want to accomplish anything, you really need several hours. They have microfilms and lots of books to research. I only had about 2 hours, but learned about some new search engines. I only wish I had about five or six days to spend in this... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The assistance we received was excellent and we would thoroughly recommend a visit for anyone who might be interested in researching their family history, even if it is only a slight interest. The process was explained in a way that was very easily understood.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We found out so many things about our family ancestry. Very knowledgeable and friendly staff. Fun hour.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do not hesitate to visit even if you are just beginning your family research. There are plenty of people who are eager to help you get started on discovering your family's roots.

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