National Archives at Kansas City

National Archives to Offer Free Friday Summer Fun Tours

National Archives at Kansas City

June 2, 2017


For More Information Contact:
Kimberlee Ried, 816-268-8072


This summer, National Archives public programs staff will offer Free Friday Summer Fun Tours of the facility and We the People exhibit. We the People highlights the millions of records that give insight into the lives of ordinary people. The one-hour tour will provide visitors with an overview about records housed at the Archives. Tour participants will also learn the history of the Adams-Express Building, which houses the National Archives at Kansas City, along with other features within the building. Tours will be offered on the following dates:

  • Friday, June 16
  • Friday, June 30
  • Friday, July 14
  • Friday, July 28

Group tours must be scheduled 48 hours in advance and are limited to no more than 12 people per group. Tours times are available between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. 

Reservations are required for tours by calling 816-268-8072 or emailing

The National Archives at Kansas City is home to historical records dating from the 1820s to the 1990s created or received by Federal agencies in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. For more information, call 816-268-8000 or visit   


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