Historic Kirtland Visitors' Center
Come visit Historic Kirtland, a small settlement in northern Ohio where members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered shortly after the Church was founded. Between 1831 and 1838, Joseph Smith and early members of the Church established Church headquarters in Kirtland, built a temple*, and laid a foundation of strength for the future. Other nearby historic sites:
- The Kirtland Ashery
- Isaac Morley Farm
- John Johnson Home
- Johnson Inn Resource Center
- Newel K. Whitney Store
- Newel K. and Elizabeth Ann Whitney Home
- Kirtland Sawmill
- Kirtland Schoolhouse
- Kirtland Temple Stone Quarry
*The Kirtland Temple is owned and operated by the Community of Christ Church.
7800 Kirtland-Chardon Road
Kirtland, Ohio 44094
440-256-9805 (Main) VCKirtland@ldschurch.org
Kirtland Visitors’ Center & Adjacent Village Sites*
Open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Open Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Adjacent Village Sites open until Dusk
*The adjacent village sites are within walking distance of the visitors’ center. The village sites include: Kirtland Ashery, Johnson Inn Resource Center, Newell K. Whitney Store, Newel K. and Elizabeth Ann Whitney Home, Kirtland Sawmill, Kirtland Schoolhouse.
May – Oct.
Open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Open Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Nov. – Apr.
Open Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Open Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
May – Oct.
Open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Open Sunday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Closed Nov. – Apr.
All sites are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
Admission to the Historic Kirtland Visitors' Center is free.