Explore the Mesa Temple

The Mesa Temple complex consists of a variety of buildings and activities that are open to everyone. From beautiful sunsets to inspiring performances, there is always something for you to do. All activities are family-friendly and open to the public. Only members are allowed within the temple itself, but you’re welcome to come worship with us, explore your family’s ancestry, and enjoy beautiful works of art.


Take a Guided Tour

Take a guided tour with one of our friendly volunteers. On the tour, you’ll get an inside peek of the best views, enjoy the peaceful reflection pool, and have an unforgettable experience with our brand new Visitors’ Center.

Learn the best places for selfies and photoshoots, the top 3 views of the Temple,

Tours are also available in Spanish.

Discover Your Ancestry

We create inspiring experiences that bring joy to all people as they discover, gather, and connect their family- past, present, and future.

Experienced research specialists provide a personal experience to help you discover your ancestors and grow your family tree.

The Mesa FamilySearch Library is a free community resource, and everyone is welcome to come and use it. The best part of this service is the well-trained, kind, and helpful volunteers who are ready and eager to help you have success with your family history goals.

Worship With Us

Everyone is welcome to attend our Christian services. Church is a time to focus on worshipping God and loving our neighbors.

What we learn at church gives us guidance on how to follow God, improve our spirituality, and live better lives. You can be uplifted by fellow believers and by the opportunity to serve and worship.

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 Spanish.

Learn About Christ Through Art

The Mesa Temple features rich paintings, beautiful murals, and inspiring views. You can find this art featured in the gardens, buildings, and Visitors’ Center.

The Visitors’ Center features a carefully curated collection of paintings and exhibits that inspire the mind and uplift the soul.

You get to spend a moment reflecting on the majesty and wonder of God’s creations as you ponder the many works of art.

Explore the Gardens

The Mesa Temple gardens are truly fascinating. The 12 acres are adorned all year long with 100,000 plants and 30,000 flowers of about 100 different varieties.

Come visit the highly-rated Mesa Temple botanical gardens. Visitors are welcome and admission is free. Our professional gardeners take exceptional care to make sure these sacred grounds are well cared for and look beautiful for all who come.

The gardens are intended to be a peaceful place for resting, pondering, and wholesome recreation.

Experience the Calming Refection Pool

You will feel peace as you stroll along the pathways to experience the smell of thousands of flowers, hear the running water as you approach the Temple, and go inside the front entrance you will experience the calming effect of the reflection pool.

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 Spanish.

Enjoy exploring the Temple Kiosks that give you a digital, interactive experience. In addition to the kiosks, there are 3D models of temples built throughout the Bible and in modern times. You can also learn more about the Mesa Temple, its history, and more about how it serves as a spiritual beacon to Arizona.

Gain Perspective

The Mesa Temple is considered by many to be one of the best views of Arizona and a relaxing place to watch the sunset. Enjoy the peace of the gardens, the reflection pools, and the great views of the bay.

Ask the volunteers in the Visitors’ Center about the best spots to get a great view.

Capture the Moment

Stunning architecture, amazing views, beautiful gardens, and relaxing reflection pools make the Mesa Temple a hot spot for photography. It is a great place for selfies, group photos, family portraits, and special events. You’re more than welcome to take pictures and video.

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. Please contact the Visitors Center volunteers for more details regarding drone usage on Temple grounds.

Performances, Devotionals, and Events

Visitors are welcome to come to events. Most events are free to enjoy and are fun for the family. The Mesa Temple is part of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

We host Christian events, concerts, performances, devotionals, and musicals along with our Sunday Worship Services. Some events are done in collaboration with local Mesa Christian churches and organizations.