National Archives at Chicago
We are located on Chicago's southwest side. Our staff of several teams is ready to help you.
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Our hours vary depending on the service you use:
The National Archives at Chicago is open for historical records and microfilm research:
- Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
- Closed weekends and
The Chicago facility is located about 15 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, 30 miles southeast of O'Hare International Airport, and 2 miles southeast of Midway Airport.
The facility entrance is on 75th Street, one-eighth mile west of the intersection of South Pulaski Road and West 75th Street.
The facility is 4.4 miles south of the Pulaski Road exit on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55), 5 miles west of the 79th Street exit on the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94), and 7 miles north of the Cicero Avenue exit on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294).
By Public Transportation
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus 53A (the South Pulaski Road route) stops at 75th Street. The CTA Orange Line connects with this bus 3 miles North of our location.
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