National Archives at Chicago

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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7358 South Pulaski Road
Chicago, IL 60629-5898

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The National Archives at Chicago is open for historical records and microfilm research:

Note:   We are no longer open the second Saturday of the month.
  • Monday - Friday
    9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Closed weekends and Federal holidays.


Refer to Caption Chicago Office Map showing the location of the Regional Archives in Chicago, Illinois. Address  |  Hours  |  Directions

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.

By Car
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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