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President Eyring Rededicates the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

Following an extensive renovation project that closed the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple for over two years, President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency rededicated the temple today in three sessions broadcast to all of the stakes in Idaho. The temple was the first constructed in the state.

Idaho Falls Idaho Temple Youth Cultural Celebration

The entire floor of Pocatello's Holt Arena was filled to capacity tonight with 12,000 LDS youth celebrating the rededication of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple.

12 Days Left to Tour the Idaho Falls Temple

Join the tens of thousands of visitors taking advantage of the rare opportunity to tour the newly renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple through Saturday, May 20.

Public Invited to Tour the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

Following two years of renovation, the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will open for public tours beginning this Saturday, April 22, and continue through Saturday, May 20, 2017. View interior photographs of the temple or take a virtual tour of the historic building.

Refurbished Angel Moroni Reinstalled Atop the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

A freshly gilded angel Moroni took his familiar place atop the tiered tower of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple today. The statue had been removed one week ago for refurbishment, in connection with the temple renovation. It was set back in place in time for the public open house with 10 days to spare. The original design for the temple did not include an angel Moroni statue. It was added 38 years after the temple's dedication at the suggestion of the temple presidency.

Idaho Falls Temple Moroni Removed for Refurbishment

The gold-leafed angel Moroni statue, which has been a fixture of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple since its addition by helicopter in 1983, was removed this morning from the temple tower for refurbishment. After receiving a new coat of gold leaf, the angel will return in time for the open house.

Reservations Now Available for the Newly Renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

The general public has the rare opportunity to tour the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple, following an extensive interior renovation, during an open house scheduled for April 22–May 20, 2017. Free tickets are now available through the reservation system.

Idaho Falls Temple Open House Tickets Available Monday

The Idaho Falls Idaho Temple hasn't been opened to guest visitors since 1945, but the public will have the opportunity to tour the renovated building April 22–May 20, 2017. Free tickets become available Monday.

Idaho Falls Temple Wrapping Up

In just seven weeks, the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will open to the public for tours of the interior. Contractors continue to work toward completion of the renovation work.

Open House Tickets Available in April for Idaho Falls Temple

Spring flowers will be a reminder to reserve your open house tickets for the renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple. Reservations will be taken beginning Monday, April 3, through an online reservation system. The open house will be held April 22 through May 20, 2017, except for Sundays.

Idaho Falls Idaho Temple to Reopen in June

The public open house for the newly renovated Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will be held Saturday, April 22, through Saturday, May 20, 2017. The rededication of the temple will take place on Sunday, June 4, 2017, in three sessions. Youth will present a cultural celebration the evening before.

Parking Lot Resurfacing at the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

Work is wrapping up on resurfacing the north-side parking lot at the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple. The temple has been closed for renovation for the past 18 months and is expected to be rededicated early next year. The building will reopen to the public for tours for the first time in 71 years.

More Materials Arriving for Idaho Falls Temple

Pallets of marble and buckets of grout are among the materials found in the construction staging area at the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple.

Reroofing the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

Colored flags, ladders, and construction chutes are evidence of the roofing activities taking place at the historic Idaho Falls Idaho Temple, which has been undergoing renovation for just over a year. Construction of the original temple was interrupted by World War II, delaying dedication until 1945.

Idaho Falls Idaho Temple Modifications

Windows that were once located at the southeast corner of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple have been removed and replaced with square-in-square concrete blocks—a pattern used throughout the temple. This area of the building, near the new bridal exit door, is being repurposed.

Roof Work Taking Place at Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

Colorful pennant flags placed along the roofline of the west side of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple are an indication of the roof repair and upgrade work taking place. A roofing contractor's truck and large stacks of insulating material in a staging area of the parking lot provide additional clues.

New Exits to Bridal Plaza Added to South Wall of Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

As part of the ongoing renovation of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple, two new exit doorways have been cut into the south wall of the temple, which lead to the beautiful bridal plaza, featuring gardens and a shading structure that acts as a backdrop for wedding party photographs. The work of asbestos removal has recently been completed, which required several more weeks than anticipated due to the large amount of asbestos encountered.

Idaho Falls Renovation Begins

Over twenty marriages were performed in the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple on its last day of operation before closing for a major renovation on Monday. The parking lots, which were filled to capacity with cars, are now occupied by trucks, trailers, and storage containers as furniture and decorations are hauled out of the building.

Renovation Announced for the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

The First Presidency has announced that the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will close for renovation beginning Monday, March 16, 2015. The temple is expected to reopen in October 2016. Members in the temple district are encouraged to attend the Rexburg Idaho Temple during the closure.

Waterfall Feature Cascades at Idaho Falls Temple

The beautiful new waterfall feature located at the main entrance of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple is now fully functioning and delighting patrons. Just a few more items remain before the renovation is complete and the east lawn is reoponed.

Baptistry Entrance Reopens at Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

On the western side of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple, renovation of the grounds is nearly complete. The sidewalks leading to the baptistry entrance have been reopened where the square-in-square design element of the temple has been replicated in the entrance patio.

Renovation Brings "Falls" to Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

The Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will soon have falls of its own, as a water feature that cascades into a lighted pool is under construction. Plans also include a bridal courtyard, reconfigured baptistry walkway, and four large gathering areas.

Lawn Removed for Landscaping Makeover in Idaho Falls

Work is well underway on the overhaul of the grounds at the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple, which haven't received a treatment of this magnitude in over 40 years. Project plans include a new entrance water feature and creation of several gathering areas for temple visitors.

Landscaping Renovation Coming to Idaho Falls Idaho Temple

The grounds of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will be redone this summer in an extensive renovation project expected to last through late September. The original reflecting pools, once filled with water lillies and small fish and then converted to flowerbeds in the 1960s, will be replaced with a new water feature.
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
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Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
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Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation
Idaho Falls Idaho Temple
8th dedicated temple in operation