of the Restoration

    Gordon B. Hinckley Exhibit

    15th President: 1995–2008

    Gordon B. Hinckley shared both his optimism and strong sense of accountability with Latter-day Saints. He worked to bring temples to the Saints, bring the Church out of obscurity, and strengthen the youth.

    of the Collection

    Joseph Smith: Prophet and City Leader

    Museum Treasures

    The sign that once labeled Joseph Smith’s office in Nauvoo’s Red Brick Store draws attention to his position as prophet, yet it hung in a place where he filled many additional roles. 

    David W. Patten’s Rifle, Watch, and Powder Horn

    Museum Treasures

    Before sunrise on October 25, 1838, David W. Patten donned this watch and carried his rifle and powder horn, intending to rescue three Latter-day Saint hostages from renegade Missouri militiamen.

    in Every Land

    “Break the Soil of Bitterness”

    One Woman’s Quest for Healing

    In this video, family members and friends of Sister Mavimbela describe how tragedy earlier in her life set her on a course toward service and spiritual healing later in life.

    of Conviction

    Upcoming Events

    Evenings at the Museum

    2019 Schedule

    The Church’s spiritual, artistic, and cultural legacy grows every day. Learn more about the Church’s past, present, and future from guest speakers and performers from around the world.

    Behold, there shall be a record kept among you.

    D&C 21:1