Take a Tour of Temple Hill
Enjoy a guided tour with one of our friendly volunteers. On the tour, you’ll get an inside look on the best views, explore the grounds, be guided through interactive displays, and have an amazing experience with Thorvaldsen’s Christus.
Tours available in 10+ languages. Click learn more for full list of languages.
Research Your Ancestry
The FamilySearch Center attracts visitors from all over the Bay Area who come to find information about their ancestors and family history. The Center offers free access to genealogical data for billions of deceased ancestors from around the globe.
Experienced research specialists provide a personal experience to help you discover your ancestors and grow your family tree.
Worship With Us
Everyone is welcome to attend our Christian services. Church is a time to focus on worshipping God and loving our neighbors.
You’re invited to gather with us to sing hymns, hear sermons, and learn more about the Savior, Jesus Christ. Worship services are available in 5+ languages.
Learn About Christ Through Art
Follow Christ’s life through paintings in the building, and interact with exciting exhibits.
Reflect on the majesty and wonder of God’s creations as you stand beneath the painted Milky Way. Ponder the invitation of the outstretched arms of Thorvaldsen’s Christus, a magnificent 11-foot statue of the Savior.
Explore the Gardens
The Temple Hill gardens are truly fascinating. The 18.1 acres are adorned all year long with 100,000 plants and 30,000 flowers of about 100 different varieties.
The gardens are intended to be a peaceful place for resting, pondering, and leisurely walks.
Experience the Calming Fountains
In the center of the gardens are two magnificent fountains and a man-made river that stretches the length of the grounds.
The reflection pool located in the courtyard, features a waterfall that cascades down from rooftop garden terrace.
Interactive Exhibits & Videos
Enjoy over 18 interactive exhibits that are fun and family friendly. Each exhibit helps families learn about God’s Plan, Prayer, and other uplifting experiences.
In addition to exhibits, there are 100+ videos for families to enjoy. Videos and interactive exhibits are available in multiple languages.
Temple Hill is considered by many to have the best view of the Bay, and by far the best place to watch the sunset. Enjoy the peace of the gardens, the flowing fountains and the great views of the Bay.
Capture the Moment
Stunning architecture, amazing views, beautiful gardens, and flowing fountains make Temple Hill a hot spot for photography. Photographers are welcome to use the grounds for photoshoots.
There is no entrance fee or photography fee. We ask that photographers and their groups follow guidelines for expected behavior.
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