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    Temple Square
    50 W. South Temple, SLC UT; (800) 537-9703; Temple Square Weblink;
    Open Daily : 9AM-9PM; Free Admission;;
    Guided Tours offered in daily in 40 languages.

    You are invited to enjoy the beauty and serenity of historic Temple Square. Visitors can take a complimentary Garden Tour of the grounds and buildings, available daily in 40 languages.

    This beautifully landscaped 10-acre plot of ground in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City is one of Utah's most visited attractions. Centerpiece of the Square is the 6-spired granite Salt Lake Temple, and adjacent to this imposing edifice is the domed Tabernacle, home of the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the great Tabernacle organ. Two visitors' centers with interactive videos, films, Old and New Testament paintings, and an 11-foot replica of Thorvaldsen's Christus are additional attractions.
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    Dining at Temple Square - - Located on the 10th floor, The Roof and The Garden restaurants offer a variety of culinary choices and magnificent views of Temple Square. The Garden offers a retractable roof for added atmosphere, and The Roof boasts a sumptuous gourmet buffet.
    Weddings at Temple Square - - The Joseph Smith Memorial Building also houses beautiful rooms for special occasions. It is a favorite spot for wedding receptions, banquets, and business meetings.
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    Temple Square is the center point of Salt Lake City. It occuppies 10 acres at the center of the city, in fact, you can still find the original surveyor's marker in the southeast corner designating the exact city center. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) own and operate Temple Square.

    Temple Square Visitor Centers
    Two centers are located on Temple Square, one each on the north and south sides. The North Visitors Center is now showing the movie Legacy, a 53-minute feature that covers the story of the Mormon pioneers that overcame great tribulation to reach and settle the Salt Lake Valley.

    Temple Square Gardens
    The grounds are regarded as one of the best kept gardens in the city. During Christmas time, nearly 300,000 lights are added to celebrate the holiday season. View the Mormon Handcart statue, the Seagull Monument, and other statuary and fountains throughout the lush flower-filled grounds. A large 10 foot high granite wall surrounds the square.


    Salt Lake Mormon Temple Tour Salt Lake Mormon Temple

    This towering edifice is the famous landmark centerpiece of Temple Square. Construction of the Mormon Temple was begun in 1853 and not completed until forty years later when the capstone was lowered in place (1892). It was built of granite blocks that were individually hauled by ox teams until a railroad line was later completed. Since then other significant buildings were added. The tallest spire is capped with a large gold-leaf statue of the angel Moroni which has special meaning in the faith.
    The temple is considered to be a most holy place in the Mormon religion. As such a lot of attention and resources are contributed to its design, construction and interior furnishings. However, due to its sacred nature, it is closed to the public, admission is allowed only for faithful church members. Today it is used is for performing weddings, baptisms for the dead other important family blessings. (On Fridays and Saturdays you can see a lot of wedding parties leaving the temple.)

    (The only time public admission is ever granted to any Mormon Temple is when the church holds Open House prior to dedication of a newly completed structure.)


    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir
    Choir Broadcast Schedule;
    The world renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir holds and public rehersals every Thursday Night (8 PM) and records its weekly international radio broadcast every Sunday Morning (9:15 AM) from the Conference Center. Free Admission. Additionally there are daily organ recitals (noon) and weekly recitals by the Mormon Youth Chorus (Tues and Wedz at 8PM) and Symphony Concerts and rehersals. Call 1-800-537-9703 for concert series info.

    The Tabernacle
    Magnificent dome-shaped structure built in 1863 and until 1999 would host the twice yearly general conference of the LDS Church as well as weekly performance of the Tabernacle Choir. It houses a 11,623 pipe organ, regarded as one of the finest musical instruments in the world. Also highly regarded for its excellecent acoustical design.

    LDS Museum of Church History and Art
    45 North West Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3470; 801-240-3310; Museum Weblink;
    Open Mon-Fri : 9AM-9PM / Sun-Sat 10AM-7PM; Free Admission;
    Location : The museum is directly across the street from the west entrance of Temple Square;

    tells the story of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints through educational exhibits and programs. The museum collects and displays Latter-day Saint art and artifacts worldwide in a way that offers an educational experience for the whole family.

    Social Hall Heritage Museum
    51 South State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111; 1-801-321-8745; Museum Weblink;
    Open Mon-Fri 10AM-9PM / Sat 10AM-7PM; Free Admission;

    Discover an archeological dig in downtown Salt Lake City. The remains of the Social Hall were uncovered in 1991 and a museum was erected to preserve them. There settlers shook off the hardships of frontier life and enjoyed music, dancing, lectures, and the company of good friends. The museum can be entered through a walkway just east of the ZCMI Center Mall or inside the ZCMI Center Mall at the east escalators. Visit the Social Hall Heritage Museum to find out what the early settlers of Salt Lake did for a good time.


    Christmas at Temple Square
    During December, Mormon Temple Square in Salt Lake City is decked out in thousands of sparkling holiday lights, surrounded by Christmas major scenes, the nightly sounds of traditional Christian carols celebrating the Divine Birth in Bethlehem including the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir and maybe even a light dusting of snow on the ground. A visit here will make for a Christmas to remember and wonderful sharing experience for the entire family. Complimentary Garden Tours are available daily in over 40 languages.

    Look for the world-wide broadcast of the Christmas Concert and Devotional, usually held on the first sunday in December.

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Assembly Hall
On the southwest corner of Temple Square is the Assembly Hall, a charming Gothic-style building with lovely stained-glass windows. This jewel of a building was constructed by Latter-day Saint pioneers in 1877.

Temple Square Concert Series
Today in this historic setting, visitors can enjoy complimentary hour-long concerts featuring local and international artists every Friday and Saturday evening in the Assembly Hall. Tickets are not required, but admittance is for those eight years of age and older.

  • Summer Concerts in the Park - held in the Brigham Young Historic Park on the southeast corner of State Street and Second Avenue. They begin at 8:00 P.M. during June and July and 7:30 P.M. during August.
  • Christmas Concerts on Temple Square - During the Christmas season, concerts are held Tuesday through Saturday with outstanding performers to delight audiences.

    The Lion House
    63 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT; 800-546-4449; House Weblink;
    From more intimate meetings, wedding receptions, birthday parties, any gathering will be a complete success. The versatile banquet halls provide beautiful surroundings for banquets and meetings.

  • The Party Room - hosts authentic pioneer theme childrens' birthday parties.
  • The Pantry - restaurant.

    Eagle Gate
    This is a plain arch, topped by an eagle, flying over broad State St. Looking towards the north, you can see the Utah State Capitol through the arch.

    LDS Church Conference Center - SLC Temple Square
    60 W. North Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150; 1-801-240-0075; Center Weblink;
    Free guided tours : Mon-Sun 9AM-8PM;

    The Conference Center, located to the north of Temple Square, was completed in April of 2000. The auditorium in the Conference Center seats 21,000, and a separate theater in the building seats an additional 850. The building is constructed of granite from the same quarry which provided the granite for the Salt Lake Temple. World general conference at the world headquarters of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is held at Temple Square in Salt Lake City and includes music by the famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

  • Music and the Spoken Word - Weekly Broadcast of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir originates here most every Sunday at 9:30AM.
  • April Conference - 1st Weekend in April
  • Fall Conference - 1st Weekend in October
  • March Womens Conference - last weekend in March
  • Fall Womens Conference - last weekend in September

      LDS Family History Library
      35 N. West Temple Street, Room 344, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150-3440; 800-346-6044; Library Weblink;
      Schedule: Monday 8AM-5PM / Tuesday - Saturday 8AM-9PM; Free Admission;

      The Family History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has the world's largest collection of genealogical information. In 1894 the Church founded the Genealogical Society of Utah to gather records that help people trace their ancestry. Today the library has records of more than 2 billion names in data bases; 2.4 million rolls of microfilm; and 278,000 books. With the help of more than 4000 family history centers (branches) in 88 countries, the Family History Library is constantly expanding its prized collection of records.

      Beehive House
      67 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111; 1-801-240-2671; Weblink;
      Free Guided Tour every 30 minutes : Mon-Sat 9AM-9PM;

      The Beehive House was built in 1854 and served as home to Brigham Young when he was President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and governor of the Utah Territory. Now a National Historic Landmark, this home has been beautifully restored with furnishings of the period. Discover how Brigham Young and his family lived in the 1800s, during a free 30-minute tour of the Beehive House.

      LDS Church Office Building
      50 East North Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84150;
      Open Mon-Fri : 8AM-5PM;

      A 28-story building (completed in 1972) stretching high above the Salt Lake City skyline, the LDS Church Office Building, offers spectacular views of the valley. The Church Office Building serves as the worldwide headquarters for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The observation decks on the 26th-floor are open to the public.

      Joseph Smith Memorial Building
      15 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150; 1-801-240-1266; Weblink;
      Building Tours: Mon-Sat 9AM-9PM;
      FamilySearch Center: Mon-Fri 9AM-9PM / Sat 9AM-5PM;

      Formerly the Hotel Utah, (built in 1911) this stately building has been completely renovated. It is named in honor of the man who was instrumental in restoring the gospel of Jesus Christ, translating the Book of Mormon, and organizing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

    • Legacy Theater - Free LDS Church movie showing several times each day. Call for showtime and reservation.

      Relief Society Building
      76 N. Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150; 1-801-240-3212; Center Weblink;
      This building is world headquarters for three auxiliary organizations of the LDS Church: Primary (for children), Young Women (12-17 years), and Relief Society (for adult women). A resource center on the lower level, which is open to the public, has helpful ideas and displays designed to strengthen home and family.

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      The LDS environment and career preparation are two hallmarks of the LDS Business College. The main facility is housed in the Enos Wall mansion, built in 1914 by the famous mining magnate.

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