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Hours of Operation

Directions to Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse State Archives Building

*The Archives is OPEN

Tuesday - Friday and most Saturdays from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
On Saturdays the Search Room closes for lunch between 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM.

*The Archives is CLOSED

Sunday, Monday, the 1st Saturday of every month, and Saturdays of holiday weekends.

Records are PULLED

Every half hour starting at 8:45 AM with the last pull of the day at 3:45 PM.

* Public Search Room

Archives closures for 2017:

Holidays & Archives Closings Day Date
New Year's Day* Monday January 2
Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Monday January 16
Presidents' Day Monday February 20
Memorial Day Monday May 29
Independence Day Tuesday July 4
Labor Day Monday September 4
Columbus Day Monday October 9
Veterans Day* Friday November 10
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 23
American Indian Heritage Day Friday November 24
Christmas Day Monday December 25

*When a State holiday occurs on a Saturday or Sunday, the holiday is observed on the Friday before or the Monday after the actual holiday, respectively.


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