St. George Temple was the first to be erected
in 1877, and is now the oldest temple still in use.
The building is constructed of native red sandstone
covered in white stucco. Only worthy members of the
Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints are allowed inside the temple.
The visitor center and the beautifully landscaped
grounds are open daily (except Christmas) from 9am
St. George Tabernacle is one of the best preserved
pioneer buildings in the state. The building was started
June 1, 1863 and finished 13 years later. The clock
tower rises to 140 feet. The glass in the building
was transported by ship from the East to the West
Coast, and then shipped by wagon. The building is
still used for special meetings and programs. Open
daily from 9am to 6 pm.