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A free museum explaining the history of the LDS Church

An informative museum which has free entry, A short film told the story of Joseph Smith. The Art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott S
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Sydney, Australia
Very Nice Gift Shop

While we did visit the Church History Museum we only went to the gift shop/museum store. The gift... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Larry T
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Milford, Delaware
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Museum detailing the history of the Church of Latter Day Saints.
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45 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9006
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It wasn’t one of our favorite places in Temple Square hence we spent less than 25 minutes in there. Visit only if you have extra time on your hands. We can’t say that we felt as comfortable as some of the other buildings. Let’s say...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An informative museum which has free entry, A short film told the story of Joseph Smith. The Art Gallery had some lovely and creative work from artists around the world. The items and stories in the museum helped explain the history of the LDS.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Scott S
Reviewed 1 week ago

While we did visit the Church History Museum we only went to the gift shop/museum store. The gift shop is very well done with many quality items for sell. As far as I know this is the only place in Temple Square that offers gifts...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Larry T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see for sure. You will be very impressed with what you learned. There’s no charge for any of this. The gift shop items were very nice. Interesting place, friendly people. So pleased we took the tour, it was definitely interesting. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

One of the best uses of display, interactive screens, video...Most every medium available. Worth a stop as well as the rest of Temple Square.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Stuart B
Reviewed August 7, 2019

Stopped at the museum and enjoyed a variety of exhibits. The staff is friendly and there is no charge for a visit. The gift shop was full of items, including postcards of Salt Lake City's most important sites, including the capital building and temple. There...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

This is a good place to come and explore the history of the Mormon church. There are interactive displays throughout for kids and adults of all ages. Nice place to get out of the weather and spend a few moments exploring.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank heumanntouch
Reviewed June 30, 2019

The church museum has two levels and can be participative. It will likely keep your interest for a few hours. The items to view date back to early 1800s up to the current day. It’s very well done

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank David M
Reviewed June 29, 2019

Clothing, paintings, handwritten items, and lots of interesting information. There is also a short 5-minute video on Joseph Smith and his vision.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank RandomTraveler76
Reviewed June 27, 2019

The Museum is free and well laid out. Takes you chronologically through the early days of the Church's founders and the challenges that they faced in the mid 1800s. The information was provided in well thought out exhibits and there were lots of artifacts on...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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