Joseph Smith Memorial Building

52 N. Main St.
Salt Lake City, UT 84150- Map It
(801) 240-1266

AAA Editor Notes

Joseph Smith Memorial Building is at 52 N. Main St. Named for the first president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the renovated building, which served as a hotel 1911-87, contains a genealogy center and decorative features such as marble columns, art glass and an elegant staircase. Gardens surround the building, and a 500-seat theater presents a 70-minute film about Smith's life. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
Hours: Guided tours Mon.-Fri. 9-9, Sat, 9-5. Film shown every 2 hours. Gardens Mon.-Sat. 11-3:30 (also Mon.-Thurs. 5-9 and Fri.-Sat. 5-10). Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.