Parking for Visitors to Church History Museum and Libraries

We are excited to welcome you to Temple Square! The following information will help you find parking if you are visiting or touring the Church History Museum, Family History Library, or Church History Library.

Where to Park

  • Parking is available in downtown Salt Lake City surrounding Temple Square.
  • The closest parking lots may require payment. They are The Parking Place, West Temple Lot, City Creek West, and City Creek east. See map below for locations.
  • Parking lots fill quickly, and parking is not guaranteed.
  • In addition, the parking lot on the west side of the Church History Museum and on the east side of the Church History Library are available at select times on specific days. See hours below.
Map of Temple Square

Parking Hours and Rate Information

The parking lot located on the west side of the Church History Museum is generally available for free parking for Church History Museum, Church History Library, and Family History Library patrons according to the following schedule:

  • Monday to Friday: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: closed

For alternate public parking locations (parking fee required), please visit or

Validated parking is provided at the Conference Center for those who are also taking a tour of Temple Square including the Conference Center. Validations can be obtained at the Conference Center hosting desks. The regular parking rate without a validation is $10. The Conference Center parking facility is open from 4:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. and overnight parking is not allowed.

Important Information

There is a high demand for parking in June, July, August, and December. Conference Center parking fills consistently during these months. Be prepared to arrive even earlier for overflow parking time.For more information on Church events, please visit

UTA Trax and Other Salt Lake City Parking

Downtown Salt Lake parking is another option, and more information is available at We recommend that guests use the UTA Trax and bus systems wherever possible. Utilizing these public systems reduces traffic congestion downtown, eliminates the need for finding parking, and ensures a more timely arrival to your destination. Visit for more information about planning your trip downtown.

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