FREE Offerings in Salt Lake City if You Arrive Early or Stay Late
Mormon Tabernacle Choir /Temple Square
Days/Times: Sunday 9:30 a.m. (doors open at 8:30 a.m.)
Visitors to Salt Lake City are invited to attend a live broadcast of Music and the Spoken Word featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on Sunday morning in the historic Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square. No tickets are required and admission is free but is limited to those eight years of age and older. Doors open to the public at 8:30 a.m., and guests should be seated by 9:15 a.m., when the doors are closed. The broadcast is 30 minutes in length and ends at 10:00 a.m. Featuring modern and traditional arrangements of spiritual, patriotic, popular, classical and contemporary music coupled with an inspiring message, Music & the Spoken Word is an uplifting program. Temple Square, in the center of Salt Lake City, is beautifully landscaped and a great place to stroll.
FamilySearch Center – Genealogy
Days/Times: Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m., Saturday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Address: 15 East South Temple Street, Salt Lake City
The FamilySearch Center has a relaxed atmosphere offering a valuable experience for people who are just starting their family history. The center is free and located on the lobby level of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building on the east side of Temple Square. You can learn about the impact that records and record-keeping have made throughout the ages as you browse the Records of Our Lives exhibits. Have your photo taken in front of a backdrop of the wharf at Ellis Island with the Statue of Liberty in the harbor.
Family History Library – Genealogy
Days/Times: Monday 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Thursday–Friday 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Address: 35 North West Temple, Salt Lake City
The Family History Library at Temple Square is the largest library of its kind and attracts visitors from all over the world to come find information about their ancestors. Founded in 1894, the library offers records and genealogical data for over 3 billion deceased ancestors from around the globe. Experienced research specialists and trained volunteers provide a unique and personal experience to help you discover your ancestors and grow your family tree. The Family History Library has a relaxed atmosphere and can help beginners as well as seasoned family history researchers. The library is free.