Family History Library


If you're curious about your roots, there's no better place to start digging than the world's largest family history library. Here you can search 2.3 million rolls of microfilm with names of over two billion deceased people, post the information to the Internet, and email your newly discovered kin. Knowledgeable librarians are on hand in this 142,000 square-foot, five-story building to help the more than 2,000 visitors who pass through each day.Founded in 1894 to aid members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in researching their family history, the facility offers computers, copiers, microfiche and microfilm readers, and orientation and specialized research classes. It is also a good place for meeting people with similar research interests and for making your own genealogical research available to the public.Located in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, the library is close to shopping malls, restaurants, hotels, public transportation. If you can't make it to Utah, the Family History Library also operates over 4,000 branches in more than 88 countries.Hours: Monday 8 AM - 5 PM; Tuesday - Saturday 8 AM -9 PM; closed Sundays.


35 N West Temple
Salt Lake City, UT 84150


40.77010700, -111.89408100
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(801) 240-2584

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