Visit the National Archives Museum

Come. Explore. Enjoy. The National Archives Museum — Democracy Starts Here!

information National Archives facilities in New York City and Philadelphia closed at 2 p.m. today (January 26). Facilities in New York City, Boston and Pittsfield and the Kennedy and Roosevelt Libraries will be closed on January 27.

information Weather Update:  In the event of severe weather, the National Archives facilities may be closed or open later in the day. Check our operating status, Facebook pages, and Twitter. Keep informed about our Washington, DC, area operating status through the OPM website or our status line 301-837-0700.

The National Archives Building in Washington D.C.


Museum Hours

Directions & Maps

National Archives Museum
Constitution Ave. NW
[between 7th & 9th St.]
Washington, DC 20408

Metro: Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter

Download the Visitor's Guide

Admission

Admission to the National Archives Museum is always free.

Plan Your Visit

Take the time to plan your visit. You need at least 90 minutes to explore our exhibits and learning center. Click here for more information or to make reservations.

Public Programs

A source for documentary film as well as a forum for exploring the great issues of American history and other topics related to the National Archives' holdings and mission.

Events & Public Programs

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