News Release

Public Areas of Temple Square Temporarily Closed

All public areas of the following Church-owned buildings in and around Temple Square are closed, 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 grounds are still open to walk around currently from 9 am to 9 pm. 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.

Updates will be posted on this page and on Church Newsroom.

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