The Church History Museum is the premier museum operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Gallery tours conducted by volunteer docents are available Monday through Saturday. Tours must be scheduled two weeks in advance. On these tours, visitors get a closer look at both of the museum's permanent galleries as well as its temporary exhibits.


  • The museum is located west of Temple Square and north of the Family History Library.
    The museum is located west of Temple Square and north of the Family History Library.

The Church History Museum’s Evenings at the Museum program provides special lectures and events throughout the year. Past lecturers have included General Authorities, artists, musicians, researchers, and many others. These programs are open to the public, though reservations may be required.

Scheduled around the time of General Conference and holidays, visitors to the museum and participate in the Living History Program where they will see docents in period dress giving special presentations and demonstrations reflecting the Church's pioneer heritage. Past presentations have included blacksmiths, printing, butter-churning, tinsmiths, rag-doll making, storytelling, and musical performances. 

Church History Museum. Accessed March 26, 2014. http://history.lds.org/article/museum-tours-and-programming?lang=eng