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Temple Square To Begin Phased Reopening June 14

Jun 8, 2021, 10:07 AM
FILE: Interior of the Tabernacle after the seismic upgrade and renovation. (The Church of Jesus Chr...
FILE: Interior of the Tabernacle after the seismic upgrade and renovation. (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

SALT LAKE CITY — Temple Square will begin a phased reopening to the general public beginning June 14, according to officials with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Church officials said the Conference Center will be the first to welcome back visitors with additional facilities following in the coming months.

“As Temple Square begins its phased reopening, it will once again offer unique and meaningful guest experiences,” officials said. “While some activities may not be fully open for some time, adjustments will be made to ensure a safe experience for those that do.”

Temple Square Reopening Schedule

The Conference Center, which has been the main arrival center and primary venue for guests on Temple Square, will reopen for in-person tours on June 14.

“The central features of the Conference Center experience are a replica of sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen’s masterpiece, the Christus; a cutaway model of the Salt Lake Temple; the 21,000-seat Conference Center auditorium; and premier views of Temple Square and the Salt Lake Temple renovation,” officials said.

July 6

The Assembly Hall and Tabernacle and Family History Library will reopen to the public on July 6.

Officials said organ concerts, rehearsals and other concerts will continue to be paused. The Assembly Hall and Tabernacle will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Family History Library will open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, with plans to extend to additional days and hours.

The Church History Library reading room will also reopen by appointment on July 6. A limited number of appointments will be available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

August 2

The Beehive House and Church History Museum and store will reopen on Aug. 2.

Hours for the Beehive House will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday while the Church History Museum will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday.

The following exhibits will be available at the Church History Museum:

  • The Heavens Are Opened
  • Sisters for Suffrage
  • Mormon Trails
  • Presidents of the Church
  • Temples Dot the Earth: Building the House of the Lord (an interactive exhibit for children and families)

Reopenings for the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, Relief Society Building and Lion House will be announced at a future date.

“Visitors are welcome on Temple Square. Face masks are recommended for individuals who are not fully vaccinated for COVID-19. These announcements are subject to change due to conditions at the time of opening,” Church officials said.

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Temple Square To Begin Phased Reopening June 14