Image of the Joseph Smith Memorial

Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial

Erected in 1905; a 51-foot solid granite obelisk commemorating the birth of Joseph Smith, prophet and founder of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Monument attracts thousands of visitors annually.

350 acres. Beautiful landscaped grounds, quiet contemplation, hiking paths, picnicking. Year-round.

Free guided tours daily:

  • 9-7 pm May 1-Oct.31;
  • 9-5 pm Nov.1-Apr. 30.

Opens Sunday at 1:30 pm.

Spectacular Christmas lights display Thanksgiving through New Year's 9:00am-9:00pm.