Experience the Family History Library





In Salt Lake, begin a journey to discover who you are. All of us have a story, and our stories stretch back for generations. Does your family history have witchcraft, kings, horse thieves, honorable men, or a combination of them all? You won't have to travel all over the world to trace your roots, you can start your journey of discovery in Salt Lake: the Genealogy Capitol of the World.  

The Family History Library is a family-friendly place to discover things about you, your family, and your ancestors! Bring the kids, the grandkids, the whole crew, for fun, engaging, interactive family history experiences.

Take a look at some of the incredible experiences you can have while you're here: 

All About Me Where I Come From
 My Famous Relatives

All About Me

Learn about you, the meaning of your name, and what events took place the year you were born

Where I Come From

See where you and your ancestors come from

My Famous Relatives

Find out what famous individuals are in your family tree

My Time Machine Picture My Heritage Record My Story

My Time Machine

See a timeline for you and your ancestors and what their living space would have looked like

Picture My Heritage

See your face in clothing worn by an ancestor

Record My Story

Answer questions about you and record them

Record Our Story  Picture Our Heritage  

Record Our Story

Record information about your family or an ancestor

Picture Our Heritage

Create memories with family photos using various backgrounds




Mon: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tues-Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sun: Closed

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