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Church History Museum

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Address: 45 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9006
Phone Number: 801-240-3310
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Museum detailing the history of the Church of Latter Day Saints.

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It beautifully portrayed history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The displays and flms were great.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It beautifully portrayed history of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The displays and flms were great.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The museum gives and overview of how the church was organized; the hardships endured by those who persecuted the member; and has actual artifacts of historical importance. Everything the Church does is first rate, and there is so much to know about the beginnings of the church that you would never otherwise hear about.

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Thank Tina W
Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you have been wanting to know something (or even more) about Mormonism "this is the place" to visit. It is a well laid out museum that takes you through the history of the development of the LDS Church. Along with the Church History one is able to learn a good deal about the settling of the Western parts of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I expected to walk into this museum and learn about LDS history. I walked away amazed and humbled. From the stories to the technology to the historical pieces, every part of this museum was breathtaking and amazing. My husband and I started at the beginning of Joseph Smith's history through to his martyrdom and learned about events and people along... More 

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From its beginning to the present, this information packed museum ranks with the best in the world and it is free. LDS art, artifacts, demonstrations, and information. If you are LDS, this is a MUST, if you are not a Mormon, you'll get factual information that will enlighten your mind.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you'd like to get to know about Mormons, this is a great place wherever you may be on your journey. We came here as a family with young children and all had a great time. There is everything from a short film to a kids center with activities to an art gallery that is truly fantastic.

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Thank Josh B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We loved the changes to the new museum. The whole place was very well laid out. Our favorite part was the art. We were so impressed by the quality of the work and the fact that you could buy some copies at the site but sales were not pushed.

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Thank Elaine B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Quiet and relaxing. Murals and models to describe the Moron faith. Furniture and tools. A brilliant model of the Temple in cutaway form. So peaceful in here.

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Thank Mikethenailer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

The new exhibit is interactive and full of adventure. History comes alive in this renovation. The new Video feels like your actually in the Sacred Grove with Joseph Smith. It's a great experience for all family and travelers.

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

this is the place to go to find out about how Mormonism began. The history of the revelations, and the exile and journey of the Mormons is a fascinating one.

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