Genealogy in Salt Lake

In Salt Lake, we’re progressive and forward looking. But everyone has a story, and they stretch back for generations. Curious about your family history? Here in the genealogy capital of the world, we invite you to plan some time for self-discovery at the fascinating Family History Library. This family-friendly place makes it easy for the whole family to learn more about your ancestors and where you came from. You’ll find fun, engaging (and free) genealogy activities for everyone in Salt Lake.

The Family History Library is located at Historic Temple Square and open to the public Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.

Watch the video below for a quick tour and some of the highlights and experiences that await.

Feeling daunted? Don’t worry, genealogy experts are available to help track the data you find. The Family History Library will be happy to help.

Experience the Family History Library

All About Me

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

Two children explore the family's history in The Time Machine at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

My Time Machine

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

Family History Library

Picture My Heritage

See your face in clothing worn by an ancestor