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These Church historic sites are offering virtual tours

by | Aug. 18, 2020

Though Church historic sites have been closed to physical visitors due to COVID-19, many missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are finding ways to connect people to the spirit of the historic sites—and you don’t even have to leave your living room.

Several historic sites are now offering virtual tours. Check out some of them on the alphabetical list below. If you know of a Church historic site offering virtual tours not currently on our list, please let us know by emailing  comments@ldsliving.com. This list will be updated.

Carthage Jail

Grandin Building: Book of Mormon Publication Site

Johnson Home 

Joseph Smith Birthplace

Historic Kirtland 

Historic Nauvoo 

Independence Visitors' Center 

Liberty Jail

Mormon Battalion Center at San Diego

Mormon Trail Center at Winter Quarters

Priesthood Restoration Site

Sacred Grove

  • Three tours are available:
    • • Sacred Grove Part One (20 minutes)
    • • Sacred Grove Part Two (30 minutes)
    • • Sacred Grove Full Tour (40 minutes)
  • Method: Zoom
  • Request tours here: https://calendly.com/ny-historicsites?

St. George Tabernacle

Temple Square

  • Length: 10-60 minutes
  • Method: Zoom or Facebook Messenger
  • Request tours by emailing tsguestservices@gmail.com or calling (801) 240-8945.

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Lead image: The Joseph and Emma Smith Home at the Priesthood Restoration Site, Intellectual Reserve, Inc. 
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Lindsey Williams

Lindsey Williams joined the LDS Living team with a passion to find the stories that matter most. Previous stops in her career include BYU-Pathway Worldwide, the Special Projects Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and Utah Valley Magazine. When she's not searching for stories to write, the Colorado Springs native is most likely on a hiking trail. 

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