Visit Temple Square Historic Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City

Tours at Temple Square

Free tours of Historic Temple Square, located in downtown Salt Lake City, are a must see on your visit to Utah!

Tours at Temple Square

Tours

Free tours of the thirty-five acre historic Temple Square, located in the city center, are a must see on your visit to Salt Lake City. Missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and volunteer docents are available for tours and information about Utah’s number one tourist attraction. There is so much to do and see right on Temple Square including the weekly practice and performance of the world- famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, daily organ recitals, garden tours and visits to the historic Tabernacle, Assembly Hall and Beehive House. Tours are also available of the Church History Museum, the Church History Library and the 21,000 seat Conference Center. The Family History Library and the Family Search Center are the best places on earth to do your genealogy and are open to the public. Temple Square is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. For tours of Temple Square or for information about attractions call 801-240-1706. For combined tours and meals call 800-363-6027.

More Information

  • Individuals/Small Groups

    Individuals or small groups do not need a reservation, although to ensure a tour we suggest that you call ahead. Please call (801)240-1706. Walk-in tours should go to the Visitors Booth at the West Gate or the desk in the South Visitors Center.

  • Large Groups

    Temple Square provides excellent activities for escorted groups, fly/drive, genealogy research, family reunions, and other group and leisure travel. In order to provide the best service to you, we ask that you please make a special reservation for groups of 20 or more people. Most of the facilities are free and can be accessed within a 35-acre radius. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, these attractions and dining facilities are within easy access of many fine hotels, restaurants, and shopping.

    We offer many unique-to-Utah experiences from visiting the Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsals to exploring your ancestral roots to eating in Brigham Young's home.

    We can customize tours for various ages and interests. The following are a sample of the types of groups who frequently visit our facilities:

    Please call (800) 363-6027 for scheduling information.

    • Boy/Girl Scouts
    • Bus tours
    • Church groups
    • Convention groups
    • Family history/genealogy societies
    • Family reunions
    • International groups
    • Military reunions
    • School groups
    • Senior citizens
    • Youth groups

    For custom tours please call guest services at (801) 240-1706 or for tours and meals combined call (800) 363-6027.

  • Tour Info
    • Tour Professionals

      Special Welcome to our NTA Members!

      Temple Square provides excellent activities for escorted groups, fly/drive, genealogy research, family reunions, and other group and leisure travel. Most of the facilities are free and can be accessed within a 35-acre radius. Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, these attractions and dining facilities are within easy access of many fine hotels, restaurants, and shopping.

      We offer many unique-to-Utah experiences from visiting the Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsals to exploring your ancestral roots to eating in Brigham Young's home. Please visit our Tours/Packaged Tours/Custom Tours section.

      We are happy to schedule free site inspections, including meals. We will also provide promotional materials and contacts for additional information about services and attractions in Utah.

      Please call Neil Wilkinson at (800) 363-6027 for more information.

    • Bus Drivers

      We welcome all bus drivers to the "Thirty five Acres of Temple Square"" and thank you for coming! To help make your trip more accommodating we have some information that may help you with your trip. Whether you are just dropping off or will have some time to park and enjoy What Temple Square has to offer, please note some information below:

      • The main drop off for tours of Temple Square, The Conference Center, Garden Tours is located on West Temple, at the west gate of Temple Square.
      • You may also drop off in front of the Lion House on 63 East South Temple for Tours of the Beehive House, Concerts in the Park and lunch at the Lion House.
      • Your Drop off for the Family Search, Legacy theater, The Roof and Garden Restaurants located in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building is in front of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building on 15 East South Temple.
      • Temple Square Hospitality will meet and greet any bus that is eating in one of the Temple Square Restaurants free, just go to http://www.diningattemplesquare.com/nta.html to contact Neil Wilkinson for your Group Reservation.
      • We have free bus parking located at 200 west 75 north. Just download our bus code and procedures.
      • Download the Joseph Smith Memorial Building Parking PDF.

      Please call Neil Wilkinson at (800) 363-6027 for scheduling information.

    • Convention/Meeting Planners

      Are you bringing a convention or meeting to Salt Lake City? To enhance your activities, we suggest a visit to any or all of our Temple Square attractions. We offer many unique-to-Utah experiences from visiting the Mormon Tabernacle Choir rehearsals to exploring your ancestral roots to eating in Brigham Young's home. We would be pleased to assist you with the following:

      • Event Planning
      • Banquet Facilities/Catering
      • Meeting Facilities
      • Group Tours
      • Spouse Activities
      • Family Activities

      We are happy to schedule free site inspections, including meals. We will also provide promotional materials and contacts for additional information about services and attractions in Utah. Please call Neil Wilkinson at (800) 363-6027 for scheduling information.

    • Custom Tours

      For custom tours please call 801-240-1706 and (800) 363-6027.

    • Speciality tours

      Temple Square offers unique and exciting opportunities for customizing tours to provide special interest group activities. The following are ideas which can be combined for possible specialty tours. We would direct you to the Tours/Packaged Tours/Custom Tours section to make appropriate arrangements and reservations once you have decided upon a schedule. Further details are available on the attractions page.

        Garden Tours

      • Conference Center Roof Gardens
      • Temple Square Gardens
      • Church Plaza Gardens
      • Brigham Young Historic Park Gardens

        Family History/Genealogy Tours

      • FamilySearch Center - ideal location for beginners or those with little experience in family history. Group orientation, brief instruction and 100 computers for guest use free of charge.
      • Family History Library - ideal location for experienced researchers, those wishing to pursue several days of research, and country/language specific research with expert reference assistance available. Group instruction and orientations available with appropriate lead time and reservations.

        Mormon Heritage Tours

      • Historic Temple Square
      • Beehive House
      • Museum of Church History and Art

        Mormon Tabernacle Choir

      • Tabernacle building tour and demonstration
      • Attend Choir rehearsal
      • Attend Choir broadcast of Music and the Spoken Word
      • Attend scheduled concerts (requires advanced ticket reservations)
      • Attend daily organ recital

        Welfare Square and Humanitarian Center

      • Tours are scheduled by reservation. For details, please go to lds.org.

        Women's Organizations

      • Relief Society Building (home to one of the world's oldest women's organizations)
      • Beehive House
      • FamilySearch Center
      • Welfare Square
      • Humanitarian Center

        Family Reunions

      • FamilySearch Center
      • Family History Library
      • Temple Square
      • Mormon Tabernacle Choir
      • Museum of Church History and Art
      • Conference Center

        Military Reunions

      • FamilySearch Center
      • Family History Library
      • Temple Square
      • Mormon Tabernacle Choir
      • Conference Center

        Boy Scouts

      • FamilySearch Center
      • Museum of Church History and Art
      • Temple Square
      • Conference Center
      • Welfare Square
      • Humanitarian Center

        School Groups

      • FamilySearch Center
      • Museum of Church History and Art
      • Beehive House
      • Welfare Square
      • Humanitarian Center
      • Conference Center

        Art and History

      • Museum of Church History and Art
      • Beehive House
      • Temple Square
      • Joseph Smith Memorial Building
      • Conference Center
      • International Groups (language assistance available with advanced reservations)
      • Family History Library
      • Temple Square
      • Humanitarian Center
      • Welfare Square
      • Mormon Tabernacle Choir
      • Conference Center
      • Museum of Church History and Art
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