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Family History Library

35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
+1 801-240-2331
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Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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35 N West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150-9005
+1 801-240-2331
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have recently begun working on my family tree in genealogy. Most web sites give free limited access to records or will charge. However, when I visited the library I was pleasantly surprised. Not only do they have large modern computers available for your use,...More

Thank imsSLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

More records from around the globe here than anywhere. Helpful staff. Easy to search. Free. Find your roots here!

Thank 2travel4now
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My sister and I took our children ages 6, 10, 12, and 13 to the Discovery Center on the main floor of the Family History Library. Each member of the party was assigned their own iPad that you logged into with your familysearch username. (although...More

Thank ANels_MT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have recently remodeled the first floor. The new displays are all interactive. When you enter they hand you a pad and help you set up a free account (no cost and no obligations implied.) Once your in the system you can have fun seeing...More

Thank Gary P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Does not matter if you are a beginner or a pro at family ancestry as there are people who can help you with your search of family

Thank Mpmilitarymom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hands-on area to explore more about your ancestors and family. The interactive library was great for teenagers as well

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 4 days searching family history with husband and lots of expert free help. Comfortable facilities, with access to many sources not available any where else in the US. Help is knowledgeable and pleasant to work with on any problems or questions you might have....More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there to find info on two great uncles who settled in Utah around the turn of the 20th century. While they didn't have much they did have some and the Mormon volunteers could not have been nicer or more helpful.

Thank clancymcq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My goal was to visit this library while in SLC. Wow! The docent was friendly, knowledgeable and helpful in getting me started on my family tree, which I can continue to research at home. Well worth the time.

Thank grammyelaine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An excellent source of information on one's heritage and you can sign up for a free account that allows you to continue your research at home on your own computer. In minutes my side of the family was traced back to the 1400s while my...More

Thank Paul M
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Jennifer S
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Response from Tina W | Reviewed this property |
Yes! They have an international database that the public are free to access.
30 August 2016|
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Response from Brian A | Reviewed this property |
eight zero one two four zero six nine nine six is their main phone number
8 September 2015|
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Response from LoriF362 | Reviewed this property |
I was at the Family Search Center which requires no reservation. I think there is a café at the front. Dress would be modest. I now realize the Family History Library is in a different building. The Family Search Center... More