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Hours of Operation


Weekly Schedule

Request an appointment so that our staff can best assist you. Appointments are strongly encouraged. Benefits include: no wait time for help or for a workspace, ability to quickly ask an Archivist any questions, and most importantly a guarantee that your record will be on site.Visitors may also walk-in without an appointment.

  • Sunday: Closed
  • Monday: Closed.   Note: we are still available by phone or email on Mondays unless it is a holiday - see below for more information
  • Tuesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

 

Holiday Related Schedule

We are CLOSED on the following days and are not available by email or phone.

Month Day Day of the Week
December 2021 24th, 31st Friday, Friday
January 17th Monday
February 21st Monday
May 30th Monday
July 20th Monday
September 5th Monday
October 10th Monday
November 8th, 11th, 24th, 25th Tuesday, Friday, Thursday, Friday
December 26th Monday

Saturday Schedule

We are OPEN the following Saturdays. We are closed during the lunch hour and on all other Saturdays.

Month Day Hours
February 5th 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
March 5th 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
April 2nd 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
May 7th 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
June 4th 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
August 6th 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
October 1st 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
November 5th 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.
December 3rd 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00pm to 4:30 p.m.

Record Retrieval Information

  • 9:30 a.m.
  • 10:30 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m.
  • 3:00 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Please note that many modern court records and some genealogical records are stored off-site and must be retrieved prior to the day of your visit. Records located off-site must be requested seven to ten business days before your visit by emailing us at msa.helpdesk@maryland.gov using “Court Records” as your subject heading.

As always, the Archives’ goal is to provide excellent service while assisting you with your records and research needs. Please help us by requesting records in advance of your visit at msa.helpdesk@maryland.gov

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