National Archives in Washington, DC

700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408

(202) 357-5000


The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the nation's record keeper. Of all documents and materials created in the course of business conducted by the United States Federal government, only 1%-3% are so important for legal or historical reasons that they are kept by us forever.

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  • Place Cost Free
  • Place Hours
    Sunday closed
    Monday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday closed

National Archives in Washington, DC: From the Parents


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