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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 2016:

Holidays & Archives Closings Day Date
New Year's Day Friday January 1
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr Monday January 18
President's Day Monday February 15
Memorial Day Monday May 30
Independence Day Monday July 4
Labor Day Monday September 5
Columbus Day Monday October 10
Presidential Election Tuesday November 8
Veteran's Day Friday November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 24
American Indian Heritage Day Friday November 25
Christmas Day* Monday December 26

*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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