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Family History Library, Salt Lake City

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Family History Library houses the largest collection of genealogical records in the world. The library attracts visitors from around the globe hoping to find their ancestors and piece together their family history. Millions of records in the form of microfilm, microfiche, books, and periodicals provide you with the resources to find your roots. When you enter the library, you can watch a short orientation film to help you figure out how to start your search. A staff member or volunteer will then lead you to one of their five floors, depending on what you are seeking. The staff can answer any questions you may have and help you trace your ancestry. If you have any documents about your relatives, bring them along, as well as a flash drive to save any information you uncover. See Family History Library and all Salt Lake City has to offer by arranging your trip with our Salt Lake City itinerary maker.
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  • I went with the idea to see if the information I had could be verified. I had read a book that was written in 1958. Saying how a lds should start looking for their line of family. The first place to l...  more »
  • This is a world wide location to do your genealogy research. You will also have LDS volunteers who will help you with your research. If you seek ancestors, this is your best location.  more »
  • This is an amazing collection of Genealogy resources and experts to get you started learning about your ancestors. It can be crowded at times.  more »
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  • I recently visited this site as a first timer. I had a wonderful experience. I was initially assigned a helper and he got me acquainted with the library. Next, I needed assistance on some German ancestors and I was assigned a person who spoke German. Both were very helpful. I left with several ideas to help continue my research when I got home.
  • Very helpful staff with a lot of useful information. I wished I lived closer so I could use when I want. Probably the one place with the most complete information in the world.
  • While I am not Mormon, and their main goal is to convert those that aren't members and to baptize the dead that they find... This is an amazing family history library with knowledgeable staff. They can truly be helpful in finding your ancestors.
  • If the microfilms you need are already there then you are in good shape. But they are INCREDIBLY unreliable when you try to order films from the Vault. There have been so many times were I made a special trip to the library because they claimed my film arrived only to learn that it hadn't. Most of the employees are incompetent and the customer service is terrible.
  • Amazing place to do family history! The staff was very friendly and they had a ton of resources!