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Several Public Areas of Temple Square Now Closed

Updated: March 14, 2020, at 11:51 a.m. MDT

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All public areas of the following Church-owned buildings in and around Temple Square will close, effective 5:00 p.m. MDT  on Friday, March 13. The closures will remain in effect until further notice.

  • • Conference Center
  • • Assembly Hall
  • • Tabernacle
  • • North Visitors’ Center
  • • Family History Library
  • • Church History Museum
  • • Relief Society Building
  • • Church Office Building
  • • Beehive House
  • • Church History Library
  • • Joseph Smith Memorial Building (includes restaurants)
  • • Lion House

The construction work on the Salt Lake Temple will continue as planned. At Welfare Square, operations will remain open, but public tours are temporarily discontinued going forward.

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