The National Archives in Washington, DC
- U.S. Congress
- U.S. Supreme Court
- Federal District Courts in the District of Columbia
- Select Federal Agencies
We also house pre-World War I military service records for:
- U.S. Army and Confederate veterans
- Pre-1940 vessel and station log books for the U.S. Navy
Hours and Location
700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001
Research Room Hours
Research Room: Monday - Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.
Closed to the public on Saturdays, Sundays, and Federal Holidays
Records Retrieved from Stacks
9:30 a.m, 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m.
Museum and Rotunda Hours
Please see the National Archives Museum website for the latest information.
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