National Archives at Riverside

Address, Hours, Directions & Contacts

If you are planning a visit to the National Archives at Riverside to conduct research, you can make the most of your trip by contacting us in advance.

Address | Hours | Directions | Contacts

Address

National Archives at Riverside
23123 Cajalco Road
Perris, CA 92570-7298
Telephone:(951) 956-2000
Fax: (951) 956-2049
Email: riverside.archives@nara.gov

Hours

We are open to the public Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Textual research room closes at 4:00 P.M. (last pull is 3:00 P.M.) No appointment is necessary, however, we can better serve you if you call in advance of visiting.

Extended hours
We are open the first Saturday of each month, 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Closed on Federal holidays.

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Directions

We are located in Perris, California, 50 miles east of Los Angeles and 80 miles north of San Diego.

From San Diego:

Take CA-163 North toward Escondido
Merge into I-15 North
Take I-215 North toward Riverside/San Bernardino
Take the Cajalco Expressway exit westbound
Left on Harvill Ave.
Right on Cajalco Road to end of street

From Los Angeles:

Take US-101 South to CA 60
Take CA 60 East toward Pomona
Take I-215 South toward San Diego
Take the Cajalco Expressway exit westbound
Left on Harvill Ave.
Right on Cajalco Road to end of street

Contacts

  • Interested in researching the records of the United States Federal government in southern California, Arizona or Clark County, Nevada?
  • Looking for your family history?
  • Do you want to schedule a tour or a speaker for your group?
  • Are you a Federal Agency who needs assistance with your records?
  • Are you looking for recent records of the District or Bankruptcy Courts?
  • Do you want to intern or volunteer with the National Archives?

You may visit us, or contact us by mail, telephone, fax, or e-mail.
Please be prepared to include the following information in any request for historic records:
your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address.
Please provide as much information as possible about your research topic, such as the agency that may have created the records, important names, time period and geographic location.

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Historical Research (951) 956-2000 riverside.archives@nara.gov
Genealogy and Naturalization Research (951) 956-2000 riverside.archives@nara.gov
Bankruptcy Records (1995-present) (951) 956-2025 Riverside Federal Records Center
Civil Court Records (1996-present) (951) 956-2025 Riverside Federal Records Center
Criminal Court Records (1970-present) (951) 956-2025 Riverside Federal Records Center
Information for Federal Agencies (951) 956-2000 Riverside Federal Records Center
Public Programs and Workshops (951) 956-2000 riverside.archives@nara.gov
Volunteer Program (951) 956-2000riverside.archives@nara.gov
General Information (951) 956-2000 riverside.archives@nara.gov

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