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Family History Library

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Address: 35 N. West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
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+1 801-240-2331
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Largest collection of genealogical information in the world.

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I found my family!

I went with a few family names and was personally helped and taught how to find other family names, dates, photos and even stories. It was thrilling to find my family!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I went with a few family names and was personally helped and taught how to find other family names, dates, photos and even stories. It was thrilling to find my family!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I visited the Salt Lake Family History Center for the first time in Sept-Oct, 2016 and I can't praise the volunteers enough! They are knowledgeable, gave me hints on how to maximize my results , were generous with their time and were so friendly & helpful & caring that it blew me away! I will definitely return again & again.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place is free, the staff is friendly, and they have an amazing collection of genealogical records. Here, the only limit to how much you can find is yourself.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not worth your time. We tried to login and find our ancestry but it requires extensive family information such as your parents, grandparents, great grandparents birthdays and places of birth. Would recommend ancestry.com instead.

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Homer Glen, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have a family member who has done some research already and have a tree started on Ancestry.com. I did the ancestry DNA test and got some results I was not expecting. We were able to get more information after this visit. The volunteers were extremely helpful. I agree with the other posters about doing some homework and bringing information... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in out of curiosity to search for our ancestors. The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly, and assisted our searches. We only had 20 minutes to search, as it was closing time. I traced my family back to Germany starting in the year 1625! My husband didn't have any luck. If we had planned better... More 

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salt lake city, utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

experts and volunteers will help you find information about your ancestors here. million of records all in one place. a must if you are interested in your past.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

That the LDS Family History Library has no match as a source for world-wide family history research was brought home during our recent week long visit there. I have been doing research almost daily for over 40 years and wanted to use the FHC to try to find the long-sought answers to our most difficult questions. My wife "went with",... More 

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Hurricane, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

My wife is a family history fanatic. We came here to look for things she has been looking for online for years. We were able to find things in a matter of hours at this place. It is a one of a kind treasure. If you are trying to find out about your ancestors, this is the place. Several hotels... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

good interesting library. quiet and fun.a lot of books.i recommend go there. a lot of restaurants next to the library

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