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The Missouri State Archives research room is open to in-person researchers by appointment only. To request an appointment email or call (573) 751-3280.   

Research requests may also be submitted through our online request form or emailed to an effort to continue to make our records available to researchers, all researchers can temporarily submit up to three requests at a time.

Contact Information



600 West Main Street
P.O. Box 1747
Jefferson City, MO 65102


(573) 751-3280(Phone)
(573) 526-5327(Fax)


Research Request

Request Policies:

Online Request Form:



Winter Hours (September to May)

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second Saturday: 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Third Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Summer Hours (June to August

Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Second and Fourth Saturdays: 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m.
Third Thursday: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Student Tours

Contact Historical Educator Tracy Wegman at (573) 526-5296 or for information on scheduling student tours.


The Missouri State Archives will be closed for Federal and State holidays:

2020 Holiday Closings
New Year's Day Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Closed
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 20, 2020 Closed
Lincoln Day Wednesday, February 12, 2020 Closed
Washington's Birthday Monday, February 17, 2020 Closed
Easter Saturday, April 11, 2020 Closed
Truman Day Friday, May 8, 2020 Closed
Memorial Day Monday, May 25, 2020 Closed
Independence Day  (Observed) Friday, July 3, 2020 Closed
Labor Day Monday, September 7, 2020 Closed
Columbus Day Monday, October 12, 2020 Closed
Veteran's Day  Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Closed
Thanksgiving Holiday Thursday, November 26, 2020 Closed
Christmas Holiday Friday, December 25, 2020 Closed


Location and Directions

The Missouri State Archives is part of the State Capitol complex and is located in the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center. The Archives is two blocks west of the State Capitol on West Main Street. ( View Map )


Visitor parking is available at no charge in close vicinity to the building. Handicap parking is immediately in front of the building.