Experience the Family History Library
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Experience the Family History Library

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.

Although currently closed, the Family History Library reopens July 6, located at Historic Temple Square and open to the public. Please contact (801) 240-6996 prior to your visit for status updates and current hours.

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

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