The following announcement was written by the folks at FamilySearch:
Salt Lake City, Utah (October 10, 2016)–The popular Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City has begun construction on its new Family History Discovery Center. When complete, the main floor attraction will create family history experiences for patrons of all ages. The project is on a fast track to be completed in February 2017. Admission will be free to the public.
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“We have been excited for quite some time to start construction on the new discovery ce” said Tamra Stansfield, manager of the Family History Library. “Our guests, particularly those who are completely new to family history, will be able to enjoy fun, personal discoveries through interactive technological experiences with their family’s history.”
Stansfield said the new center will make the library another unique and exciting destination for locals, families, and youth groups, as well as for tourists of all ages visiting Utah or Temple Square from around the world.