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    Temple Square Family History Library, Salt Lake City

    May 04, 2018

    The world’s largest genealogical archive, the Temple Square Family History Library, draws tens of thousands of visitors annually. Over half a million books, maps, and other publications, along with 1.4 million rolls of microfilm, hold many secrets waiting to be discovered.

    The archive expands constantly. Visitors have free access to film, book, and photo-scanning equipment to preserve and share their own documents. The library’s 45 staff and 550 volunteers stand eager to help.

    Having said all that, this might be hard to believe: these facilities are free to use.

    Planning your visit to the Family History Library

    Here at the Salt Lake City Plaza Hotel, we created a Family Roots Package to make your historical explorations more affordable. You’ll enjoy a brisk walk across Temple Square to the library, our comfortable amenities during your downtime, and the opportunity to connect with fellow genealogists in our private library.

    Monday: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Tuesday through Friday: 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
    Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Closed Sundays

    35 N West Temple
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84103

    (801) 240-6996