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FamilySearch Center

15 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
+1 801-240-4085
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This is a must do for anyone interested in their family history

My wife and I went in and were greeted right away. They directed us on where to go and assigned a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
tf1965
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Aurora, Colorado
Helpful for family tree research

We stopped in to see what this place was about. Their staff helped us to open an account and start... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
AndyB5542
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“family tree” (19 reviews)
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15 East South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
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+1 801-240-4085
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went in and were greeted right away. They directed us on where to go and assigned a helper to show us how to get started. We were able to find lots of family history on both sides of our family. This...More

Thank tf1965
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in to see what this place was about. Their staff helped us to open an account and start building a family tree. It seems like their focus is all on getting you to do family tree research, which helps to build their database....More

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a great place to do a little research on your family. The missionaries serving here are knowledgable and helpful.

Thank Debbie W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The family search center is for anybody who is interested in finding their ancestors! There are multiple people on hand to help you with whatever you need. It's even just fun to Stop in and put your name in the computer and see what comes...More

Thank royalbluedolphingirl
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Wondering where you came from? Find out here. There are absolutely every database to search to find those long lost relatives and the staff is so friendly and knowledgeable you won't have a problem leaving with information about your ancestors. It is fun and exciting...More

Thank shemaje
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Be sure to have as many references as possible before you go. Help there is sometimes difficult, when searching for specific areas and places. It can be difficult to locate reference material in library.

Thank MarineAustin
Reviewed 28 December 2016

What a wonderful service the LDS community has provides for learning to research one's ancestry. The aides are very attentive , knowledgeable and patient. Bring a little information about an ancestor and see what you can discover

Thank Margaret A
Reviewed 19 October 2016

You couldn't ask for more or better help. I was there for 6 hours and could have stayed longer. Just when I was about to leave the Elder who was helping me showed me more and I ended up staying another hour. Everyone was lovely...More

Thank Lauren L
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were not planning on entering, end of day. Place is beautiful First 5 star hotel west of the Mississipi. Utah hotel. Redid by the Family search center (Mormons) Hall and mez kept up to luxury of old as is the top floor with 2...More

Thank daniellewermenli2016
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Located in the old Utah Hotel dates back to 1912. It's beautifully ornate. And has the Nauvoo Cafe for snacks or lunch. The staff are very helpful and willing to guide you with your search. I highly recommend.

Thank Melissa D
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gasmanrs
I am planning a trip to come and do Family Research. I have been doing research for years and have most of my hard copy in storage. I have a Family Tree Program and Ancestry Accounts and want and need help finding out more about my and my wifes ancestors.. I am traveling from Rockport TX where we are wintering. We sold our home in Endicott NY and retired and are full timing it in a RV for a while. We are going to seminar with the Escapee RV Geniology Group in Tuscon AZ at end of March then going to work our way to MT by June 25 for an extended family reunion of my Grandmothers sisters family the Ludwig Family of Mt. Wondering if I can set up an appointment to work with someone in advance. I am researching Sanders, Sander, Baumann, Schultz, Brooks, Gilbert Families.
21 February 2017|
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Response from Margaret A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did not need a reservation for meeting with a genealogy guide as there are many on staff and LOTS of computers. You might want to call to be sure if you have a specific date. I went 3 different times and had 3... More
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CM_Deb
Does it cost to use either the History Library or the Search Center
12 August 2016|
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Response from John6550 | Reviewed this property |
No, our experience of being introduced to the system was completely free. As I understand it the whole system is free access.
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Roadtripper315
What is the difference between the Family Search Center and the Family History Library?
6 July 2016|
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Response from Daneta B | Reviewed this property |
A Family Search Center is similar to those located in most LDS wards. There will be terminals and volunteers to help you work online. There is one Family History Library, located in Salt Lake City. Like any libraries... More
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