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Located in Utah of Salt Lake City, the Church History Museum has a massive assortment of artifacts, arts, photographs, documents, furniture, apparel and tools that belong to 200 years of rich historical tapestry of the Church. The Church hosts the International Art Competition which is a major tourist attraction. There is a Museum Store that features hundreds of varieties of reproduced art and artifacts that belong to the extensive and attractive collections of the Church and remains open to the tourists throughout the year.
Indulge yourself in the rich landscape of history, art and artifacts at the Church History Museum.
The Mormon Trails follow the several trails that were traversed by the pioneer saints who assembled at Zion of the Salt Lake Valley during 1846-90. Each trail speaks volumes of the holy Saints. Featuring about 50 different and most precious artifacts of the museum, visitors at the Mormon Trails are allowed to explore the the three dimensional maps, try out the roadometer and have a world of fun.
Played for the first time in the conference of October 1867, the Tabernacle Organ is now the headquarters of significant holy events and conferences across the globe. This famous musical instrument has massively influenced worship, culture and music of the Latter-Day Saint. The exhibit also featurs a variety of pipes derived from the original Tabernacle Organ along with the organ that was employed to play from 1901-15.
The major tourist attractions of this exhibit include Religious Awakenings, A New Scripture, The First Vision, Restoration, Missouri, Kirtland, Ohio, Liberty Jail, The Nauvoo Temple, Nauvoo, The Exodus from Nauvoo, The Martyrdom and the famous Museum Store. The exhibit features several different arts and artifacts and a host of different tourist activities like seeking truths through prayers and more.
The Presidents of the Church gallery welcomes thousands of tourists throughout the year who come who visit to view and interact with the famous artifacts of the Presidents, and enhance their understanding of seers, prophets and revelators through the artifacts that introduce them to the persona, impact and contributions of the holy Saints.
Jorge Cocco Santángelo is renowned for his artworks around the world. The museum acquired 21 of his most famous paintings that capture the cosmic majesty and magnificence of Jesus Christ painted in the form of lines, color blocks, circular forms, angles and a brilliant play of light and colours. Coco's artistic style of sacrocubism is a major tourist attraction all over the world.
How to Get Tickets?
Tickets to the Church History Museum are available online right here in this website. They can also be purchased at the gates of the museum but that involves long and tiresome queues.
How To Get Around?
Located in the Western direction of the Temple Square and north to the Family History Library, the Church History Museum is very conveniently located and provided with secure parking spaces for those who choose to drive to the destination. Getting around in the Museum is best done by taking part in short exploratory tours.
What Should I Wear?
Formal and decent apparel is recommended for a visit to the Museum. Maxi gowns with simple designs for women and formal shirts and trousers with blazers for men makes for suitable wear.
Best Time to Visit
The best time of the year to visit the Church History Museum is during the months of Christmas, Christian New Year and Easter that fall between late December and early February. The festive air and the celebrations make the trip even more eventful and exciting.
Will I Need a Guide?
You do not need a guide. Transportation is easy and all the required information is provided on this website.
How To Get There?
Utah is conveniently accessible via the Salt Lake City International Airport. One of the best ways of travelling to Salt Lake City of Utah is by availing the California Zephyr Train Trip which makes for a memorable and wonderful part of the vacation. Salt Lake City is easily accessible by the Greyhound Bus service which is transcontinental, interstate and highly frequent and accessible.
Make sure to pre-book your tickets incase you're travelling during the holidays. Also, be extremely careful of your belongings when visiting