Joseph Smith Memorial Building and its collection

Joseph Smith Memorial Building

The Joseph Smith Memorial Building, which was originally known as the Hotel Utah, is a social hub situated at the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in Salt Lake City. This historic building is named after Joseph Smith, the founder of the Latter Day Saint movement. It serves as a venue for various events and houses several restaurants, making it a vibrant and lively place for visitors to explore.

National Register of Historic Places

On January 3, 1978, the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, then known as the Hotel Utah, was added to the National Register of Historic Places. This recognition underscores the building's historical significance and its importance in the cultural heritage of Salt Lake City. Visitors can appreciate the architectural beauty and the rich history that the building embodies.

Temporary Closure for Upgrades

The Joseph Smith Memorial Building was temporarily closed to the public at the start of 2023 for system upgrades. It is expected to reopen in 2025. This information is crucial for tourists planning a visit, as they would need to check the current status of the building before making travel arrangements.

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Joseph Smith Memorial Building
15 E S Temple St
South Temple

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Opening hours

9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
9:00 – 17:00
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed




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15 E S Temple St, Salt Lake City

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