The National Archives at College Park, Maryland

We hold permanent records created by Federal agencies that include:

Location and Hours

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Directions to 8601 Adelphi Rd. Truck Deliveries use entrance at 3301 Metzerott Rd.


8601 Adelphi Road

College Park, MD  20740

Truck Deliveries - entrance at 3301 Metzerott Road

Customer Service Center: 1-866-272-6272 

Lost and Found: 301-837-2900



The research room at the National Archives in College Park, MD, is open by appointment only, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. 

Researchers may contact Textual Consultation at for virtual consultation and Researcher Registration at for appointment questions.

Researchers may contact the Special Media addresses listed below for virtual consultation and appointment questions:


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Find links to finding aids, military records, online research tools, ordering information, and much more.     

Find directions to our building, review our research room policies, and learn what to expect when you arrive.

Find phone numbers and email addresses for key staff and departments at our facility.