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Research Room Safety Exercise Closures at Archives I and Archives II

Researcher Notice

The archival research/public access areas will be closed to the public from 8:45-11 :00 a.m. at the National Archives at College Park, MD (Archives II) on November 29,  and in Washington, DC (Archives I) on December 11 .  Our staff is participating in safety/security exercises.

Archives II - College Park

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 8:45-11 a.m.

Archives II Research Rooms are CLOSED

Research Rooms at Archives I (Washington, DC) will remain open for normal hours.

Archives I - Washington, DC

Tuesday, December 11, 2018, 8:45-11 a.m.

Archives I Research Rooms are CLOSED

Research Rooms at Archives II (College Park, MD) will remain open for normal hours.

Shuttle bus service between the buildings will remain on schedule.

Check for normal hours at your local research facility location. Online access to National Archives and Records Administration holdings will remain available twenty-four hours a day via

If you have any questions, please contact a supervisor on the research room staff.