Places to Visit on Temple Square

Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Utah. Temple Square hosts many historic buildings, some dating back to the late 1800s! Come enjoy all the museums, libraries, and experiences that Temple Square and the surrounding campus has to offer you. 

Discover the many places to visit on or near Temple Square.

Conference Center

Begin your experience at Temple Square with the main visitors’ center of the Church. Guests learn more about Jesus Christ as they experience the exhibits, films, and rooftop gardens at the Conference Center.
Conference Center

Salt Lake Temple

View the architecture and splendor of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints–a landmark and symbol of the Latter-day Saint faith that Church members consider a sacred place for the worship of Jesus Christ.
Salt Lake Temple

Historic Salt Lake Tabernacle

Attend an organ concert or hear the world-famous Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.
Salt Lake Tabernacle

Family History Library

The Family History Library of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of the largest genealogical libraries in the world. It is located in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, on the southwest side of Temple Square.
Family History Library

Church History Museum

Visit the family-oriented Church History Museum, which features free self-guided exhibits that share the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as well as rotating exhibits of Latter-day Saint fine art.
Special Project-Church History Museum

The Beehive House

Take a tour of the Beehive House—one of the official residences of Brigham Young, who was the first governor and second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The tour focuses on Brigham Young’s role as a prophet, community leader, and family man.
Beehive House

Assembly Hall

Listen to a concert or take a tour of the Assembly Hall that was built in 1882 as a place of worship for local Latter-day Saint congregations in the area.
Temple Square

Relief Society Building

Enjoy a tour or view exhibits in the Relief Society Building. Built in 1956, this building serves as the headquarters for three organizations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, each directed by women leaders.
Utah. Salt Lake Co. Salt Lake City. Relief Society Building

Church Office Building

Walk around the headquarters building that provides office space for employees of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 
Headquarters Facilities

Joseph Smith Memorial Building

Enjoy the architecture of the building originally known as the Hotel Utah, listen to music in the lobby, see the bird’s-eye view of the Salt Lake Temple from the 10th floor, or enjoy the several dining options.
Temple Square

Church History Library

Discover historic artifacts and documents at the Church History Library—a facility designed to collect and preserve materials such as journals, manuscripts, and artifacts from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its members.
Church History Library

The Lion House

Visit the Lion House, which was one of the residences of many of Brigham Young’s family members. He was the first governor of Utah and second President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Enjoy seated dining at the Lion House Pantry.
Lion House

Brigham Young Family Cemetery

Enjoy a walk through the Brigham Young Family Cemetery, a quiet spot away from the noise of downtown Salt Lake City. The site honors the thousands of pioneers, led by Brigham Young, who crossed the plains to escape religious discrimination in the mid-1800s. 
Utah. Salt Lake Co. Salt Lake City. Brigham Young Family Cemetery

Brigham Young Historic Park

Take your lunch or enjoy a stroll through the Brigham Young Historic Park—an open-lawn park located directly east and across the street from the Church Office Building on State Street and North Temple. 
Brigham Young Historic Park

Base and Meridian

View the Base and Meridian, which is a small statuette on the southeast corner of Temple Square. This spot is the point from which all city streets were named and numbered in Salt Lake City and also serves to orient many western United States cities.
Temple Square Wall

Welfare Square

Take a tour of the production and service facilities the Church uses to bless people in need all over the world. Welfare Square is open to the public for scheduled individual and group tours.
Welfare Square

Humanitarian Center

Learn about the humanitarian efforts of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The center was established in 1991 primarily to prepare charitable supplies for shipping worldwide. 
Humanitarian Center exterior

Deuel Cabin

Explore the Deuel Cabin, which is an original pioneer-era home built in 1847 and located directly outside the Church History Museum. The roof, walls, and posts are over 165 years old. 
Utah. Salt Lake Co. Salt Lake. Osmyn Deuel log cabin

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Last Updated On 4 Aug 2021