Salt Lake City, Utah: Mormon Church History Museum

LDS history. Sit in a replica jail cell just like Joseph Smith. Be a scribe at the seer stone. Experience the immersive Sacred Grove vision in a 220-degree theater.

Church History Museum

Address:
45 North West Temple St., Salt Lake City, UT
Directions:
West of Temple Square and north of the Family History Library.
Hours:
M-F 9-9, Sa 10-5 (Call to verify)
Phone:
801-240-3310
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
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Joseph Smith death mask.

Mormon Church History Museum

The first floor is the history of the church, starting with a short film about Joseph Smith bring visited by Jesus and/or an angel in the woods. It's interesting for a while by covering how he miraculously translated an unknown language using a stone and special glasses. His death mask is there, as well as historical artifacts from his assassination.

Second floor is a large collection of art in different styles and is worth checking out.

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