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Church History Museum, formerly called as the Museum of Church History and Art, contains arts and artifacts that tell the story of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Located at North West Temple just west of Temple Square, the museum offers various art galleries, tours, videos, photographs and numerous significant artifacts related to church events and history. The museum also displays real covered wagons that were used by early pioneers of Salt Lake Valley, ship bunks used by immigrants from Europe to travel, an original 1830 copy of the Book of Mormon, a 1987 log home which shows what frontier living quarters were like, Brigham Young's 1847 pioneer trek, and a broad range of art pieces that dates back to the early settlers. Visitors can also enjoy a myriad of fine art collected from around the world. The Deuel Cabin which was built in 1847 by one of the first Mormon families to arrive in the Salt Lake Valley can be found between the Church History Museum and The Family History Library.

Florence S. Jacobsen, a church curator and a former general president of the Young Women organization of the church, was the main instigator in creating the church museum. Church History Museum was dedicated and opened on April 4, 1984

Church History Museum is also a great venue for kids to enjoy with its many interactive exhibits and activities such as puppet shows, films, and costumed actors. A souvenir shop can also be found inside the museum where visitors can purchase postcards, books, music, videos and other small gifts. The exhibits change regularly so visitors can always come back and see what's new at Church History Museum.
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