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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" /> '''FamilySearch Center - Joseph Smith Memorial Building'''<br>
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<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">The FamilySearch Center opened in 1993 and is housed in the restored [https://www.lds.org/locations/temple-square-joseph-smith-memorial-building#d Joseph Smith Memorial Building], once the grand [http://www.hotelutah100.com Hotel Utah.] This building is next to Temple Square. It not only captures the elegant craftsmanship and beauty of times past, it now carries messages of how important the past is to the future.</span>
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The FamilySearch Center is a place for tourists and locals to discover, preserve and share their past. Free assistance is available to seek out Ellis Island records, pioneer ancestry, and millions of records from many nations throughout the world at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]
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Be our guests in a fun and learning atmosphere where knowledgeable FamilySearch staff will welcome and assist you in uncovering your ancestors and build your family tree.<br>
  
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== Location &amp;&nbsp;Map  ==
  
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'''Address:''' 15 East South Temple Street, Main Floor&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-0401<br>
  
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The FamilySearch Center is located on the main floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, adjacent to Temple Square.<br>
  
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For Directions [http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=15+E+South+Temple,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=46.543597,62.841797&ie=UTF8&z=16&g=15+E+South+Temple,+Salt+Lake+City,+UT Google Map]
  
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=== Ellis Island Pier <br>  ===
  
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Walk along the pier at our Ellis Island display, and pose for a free souvenir photograph. <br>
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=== Records of Our Lives Exhibits  ===
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<br> Learn about the impact that records and record keeping have made throughout the ages as you browse this interactive exhibit. The exhibit is split into three sections: Records of the Ancient Past: 4000 B.C. – A.D. 800, Records of the Middle Ages: A.D. 800 – A.D. 1500 and Records of the Common Man: A.D. 1500 – Present.<br>
  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:*[http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. ''(Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)''
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Let our expert facilitators guide you through a dynamic experience in family history or lead your own group. We can accommodate groups of all sizes. It’s a great place for tour, family, Scout, youth, or other groups. For reservations, call 1-801-240-4673. To register online, go to [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Family_History_Library/Group_Visit_Options Family History Library Group Visit Options].<br>
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[[Image:Computers FamilySearch Center.jpg|500px|Computers FamilySearch Center.jpg]]
  
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Discover your family history with fun interactive experiences.  
  
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=== Children's Area <br> ===
  
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Join your children in a variety of fun activities to help discover your past. Go on scavenger hunts, do a tombstone rubbing, design your personal coat of arms, translate a message written in hieroglyphics, and more.<br>
  
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Come explore the Discovery Center and participate in family discovery experiences which include Disover My Story, Explore My Story, Experience My Story, Record My Story, Picture My Story, and Share My Story.  
  
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To learn more about the Discovery Center click [https://familysearch.org/discoverycenter here].
  
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To schedule a group visit click the [https://secure.scheduleonce.com/FamilySearchDiscoveryCenter link ]. Walk-ins are welcomed for smaller groups. <br>
  
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[[Category:Joseph_Smith_Memorial_Building_FamilySearch_Center]] [[Category:Utah_Family_History_Centers]] [[Category:Regional_Family_History_Centers]]

Latest revision as of 16:35, 22 February 2017


JSMB Family Search Center

15 East South Temple Street,
Main Floor Salt Lake City, Utah
84150-0401
Phone:1-801-240-4085

Hours
Monday to Friday:
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday:
Closed


Home
Ellis Island Pier
Records of Our Lives Exhibits
Children's Area
Holiday Schedule
Local Area Resources
Volunteer


 
FSC JSMB Entrance.jpg
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FamilySearch Center - Joseph Smith Memorial Building

The FamilySearch Center opened in 1993 and is housed in the restored Joseph Smith Memorial Building, once the grand Hotel Utah. This building is next to Temple Square. It not only captures the elegant craftsmanship and beauty of times past, it now carries messages of how important the past is to the future.

The FamilySearch Center is a place for tourists and locals to discover, preserve and share their past. Free assistance is available to seek out Ellis Island records, pioneer ancestry, and millions of records from many nations throughout the world at FamilySearch.org

Be our guests in a fun and learning atmosphere where knowledgeable FamilySearch staff will welcome and assist you in uncovering your ancestors and build your family tree.

Location & Map

Address: 15 East South Temple Street, Main Floor                                                                                           Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-0401

The FamilySearch Center is located on the main floor of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, adjacent to Temple Square.

Parking Information

For Directions Google Map

Center Services

Ellis Island Pier

Ellis+Island+Photos.jpg                           

Walk along the pier at our Ellis Island display, and pose for a free souvenir photograph.

Records of Our Lives Exhibits

Records+of+our+Lives.jpg








Learn about the impact that records and record keeping have made throughout the ages as you browse this interactive exhibit. The exhibit is split into three sections: Records of the Ancient Past: 4000 B.C. – A.D. 800, Records of the Middle Ages: A.D. 800 – A.D. 1500 and Records of the Common Man: A.D. 1500 – Present.








Group Space

Group+Space.jpg

Let our expert facilitators guide you through a dynamic experience in family history or lead your own group. We can accommodate groups of all sizes. It’s a great place for tour, family, Scout, youth, or other groups. For reservations, call 1-801-240-4673. To register online, go to Family History Library Group Visit Options.

Family Discovery Stations

Computers FamilySearch Center.jpg

Discover your family history with fun interactive experiences.

Children's Area

Training Room Child Area.jpg








Join your children in a variety of fun activities to help discover your past. Go on scavenger hunts, do a tombstone rubbing, design your personal coat of arms, translate a message written in hieroglyphics, and more.









Family Discovery Center

Discovery Center picture .jpg

Come explore the Discovery Center and participate in family discovery experiences which include Disover My Story, Explore My Story, Experience My Story, Record My Story, Picture My Story, and Share My Story.

To learn more about the Discovery Center click here.

To schedule a group visit click the link . Walk-ins are welcomed for smaller groups.