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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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Vast Amount of Genealogy Research Available

This library offers researchers the ultimate in historic records. There are five floors of microfilm, books, computers and professional research assistants. The Mormon volunteers... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Mahopac, New York
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Mahopac, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This library offers researchers the ultimate in historic records. There are five floors of microfilm, books, computers and professional research assistants. The Mormon volunteers can read and speak the language they are helping in. Even if your not into researching your family history - this place is fascinating to see the different records that are available. I have found records... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visit every summer and recommend planning to spend at least a few hours so you can dig in. Bring a flash drive to upload documents. I love connecting actual documents to the events and you can attach them to the family tree.The staff is incredibly helpful and caring and PATIENT as I learn to navigate the wealth of free... More 

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Thank Diane A
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quite an eyeful. Neat as a pin, it's as if it was laid out by a giant toymaker. Surrounded on each side by an iconic building provided for LDS, the architecture though conservative classic is just beautiful. Every building , monument, every blade of grass is perfectly manicured. Definitely worth seeing.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can go in and someone will help you find your genealogy. There are even stories and photos for many of the relatives submitted by genealogists around the world. Everyone is so nice and so helpful. They will help you catch the bug of finding your family members. I was able to trace my family line all the way back... More 

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Thank Tina W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I remember my mom taking me to work on genealogy back when I was my daughter's age, and being bored out of my mind watching her find and then scroll through microfilm. Technology has been a game-changer...my girls loved the interactive iPad displays, dress up photo booth and theater.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You can learn a lot about your family history, here,they have a great collection of census records, books on families.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place to find your ancestors Look for gold name tags they are professionals Black tags are missionaries who may know a lot or may have gotten there last week and are learning If someone can't answer a question ask someone else; no one knows everything Look online for free classes each day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I made our first visit to Salt Lake City and decided to see what we could learn about our family lines at this excellent facility. We were each assigned a helper and a computer at which to work. The helpers guided us in setting up our accounts and then helped us get started searching our relatives. With... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The best genealogy library in the world. Very friendly staff and it's not a problem if you're not a member of the LDS church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I did come there just to see what happend in there, but it ende with my finding alot of names to take to the Temple next to this bulding! It was an awesome experince and people are really helpful

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